Leaders today face challenges of low staff engagement and inconsistent results with people not following through on commitments. Leadership bench-strength is lacking. It is hard work as a leader feeling that you need to have all the answers and remain in control. Working harder is not the answer.
When we tell people what to do, they may listen, but they are unlikely to commit to action and are even less likely to remember. When we ask great questions that lead to insight, an emotional component is triggered in the brain that leads to commitment and accountability. Leaders who ask uses these strategies, and more, to connect deeply, lead fearlessly and achieve results that transform.
Extract: What’s Important About Leaders Telling Less And Asking More?
About Corrinne Armour
Waging a war on wasted potential, Corrinne’s mission is to empower leaders and teams step up to Fearless Leadership. She helps leaders overcome the sense that they and their people can do better. Corrinne is a highly regarded leadership speaker, mentor and coach. She is co-author of 'Developing Direct Reports: Taking the guesswork out of leading leaders' and 'Cracking the Code for Workshop Performance'. She is author of the forthcoming ‘Stop Messing Around; Releasing the potential in your career, your team and your organisation'.