A little over a year ago, I wrote a blog post about the book What the Heck is EOS by Gino Wickman. This was part book review and part tips on how to use the book.
This post has regularly featured in my top ‘most-read posts’ list, and for the last two months has been #1. I hope that means this is providing valuable information that people find useful and actionable. If you haven’t read it yet, here is the post.
I particularly like the way that questions are used in this book. As you probably know, I have a core belief that great conversations start with a question. At the end of each chapter are questions that employees should ask their leader – these are the start of many great conversations.
If you are struggling with what questions to ask your employees to start these conversations – or just want some inspiration – here are some that work. Each will help build your relationship with your employees as you ask and then really listen to their response:
- 3 Questions to Test for Trust
- 2 Questions to Assess Mindset; 1 Question to Invite a Shift
- Facilitating Commitment: 5 Words to Listen for and 2 Powerful Questions to Use