Leading with Questions: How Leaders Discover Powerful Answers by Knowing How and What to Ask, Third Edition

  • 6h 51m 7s
  • Bob Tiede, Michael J. Marquardt
  • Gildan Media
  • 2023

A unique and powerful strategy for leading others

In this newly revised third edition of Leading with Questions, renowned global leadership consultants Michael Marquardt and Bob Tiede describe how to ask powerful questions that generate short-term and long-term results and success. They show you how effective leaders use questions to encourage participation and teamwork, foster creative thinking, empower others, create relationships with customers, and solve problems.

The authors offer step-by-step guidance on the process of learning the art of questioning and techniques—like active listening and follow-ups—you can use in myriad situations with individuals, teams, and entire organizations. You'll also find:

  • The most recent research on how questions change people and companies for the better
  • Interviews with over forty world-leading executives and managers from a wide variety of industries and regions
  • Concrete, hands-on strategies for generating short-term results and long-term change with questions

Perfect for managers, executives, and other business leaders, Leading with Questions will earn a place on the bookshelves of anyone interested in better engaging with and leading others.

About the Author

Michael J. Marquardt is Professor Emeritus of Human and Organizational Learning at George Washington University. He is the author of 27 books on the topics of leadership, global teams and action learning.

Bob Tiede is CEO of leadingwithquestions.com, a blog followed by leaders in more than 190 countries. He serves on the U.S. Leadership Development Team for Cru, an international parachurch organization. Bob is the author of five popular books including Great Leaders Ask Questions.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction to the Third Edition
  • Chapter 1 - A Powerful But Underused Leadership Tool
  • Chapter 2 - Benefits of a Questioning Culture
  • Chapter 3 - Why We Have Trouble Asking Questions
  • Chapter 4 - Asking the Right Questions
  • Chapter 5 - The Art of Asking Questions
  • Chapter 6 - Creating a Questioning Culture
  • Chapter 7 - Using Questions in Leading People
  • Chapter 8 - Using Questions to Build Teams
  • Chapter 9 - Using Questions to Solve Problems
  • Chapter 10 - Using Questions to Share Strategy and Create Change
  • Conclusion: Becoming a Questioning Leader