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
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