Change Your Questions is both practical and transformational. I am struggling to get through it only because I think the content could actually be worthwhile but it is buried in a bunch of dialogue as if I am reading a teenage fiction novel. For some reason that sort of threw me off. It has been a great reminder of the fact that I choose moment by moment. The concept is simple: we can choose how to respond, with either unhelpful questions that get us stuck or more helpful questions that help us m I found this book very irritating at first, as I didn't choose it for a work of well written fiction but simply to learn some more about asking good questions.
Reading Change Your Questions, Change Your Life: 12 Powerful Tools for Leadership, Coaching, and Life gives you the positive influence in the future because this book is available with good inspiration and knowledge. Was beneficial to me as an executive working with subordinates who need further development. Often, when we are in Judger, we feel hopeless, depressed, uptight and we feel ourselves tensing up. But after reading I have mixed feelings. Change Your Questions is both practical and transformational. One star only because it hints at the good truth that we are the masters of our own minds and we choose how we react to situations we find ourselves in.
Whereas people with learner mindset will take the blame on themselves to learn from those mistakes and this is an example of effective leadership. Adams essentially helps you use mindfulness although I don't think she calls it that , to stop your thoughts and ask different questions about what is happening, so that every bad exchange or experience aside from tragedies can quickly become opportunities for personal growth and understanding, which ultimately makes you happier and more effective. This online book can be downloaded in our website. By being curious to know what is going on, we can post questions with curiosity and this make other people feel respected and at the same time, this can help other people to change if required. There is nothing earth-shattering in here that hasn't been covered in a million self-help books - the basic premise that we always have a choice as to how we react to something, either positively or negatively - but she makes it real for the business world. So, it makesthe readers to be a good person in the future.
This is a must-have to your personal library. I can no longer play victim as a result of reading this book. I wanted it to be more enlightening. A bit redundant and dry although if you can get beyond that solid information about being a judger which clearly I find difficult. Her Choice Map is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn the art of inquiry. Do you feel lighter, more open?.
For some reason that sort of threw me off. First of all, I couldn't believe that I am literally asking questions every day. To think what you want to think in order to find solution? What action steps make the most sense? The greatest thing is that it's not a 'one and done' kind of book. In the story of Ben, she asks all the questions to I found myself asking, as a leader in a large organization, to validate this method would work in the workplace. I liked it a lot, and really enjoyed the innovative structure showing the principles through a story rather than just explaining but I wish it had a discussion of what to do with people who have no interest in coming around to a more question oriented way of thinking. Her Choice Map is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn the art of inquiry.
She calls this Question Thinking. It also made an immediate and sustained change in their behavior. When we try to tell something to someone, it is more about we are trying to avoid to One of the best book I've come across so far. Life without book makes many people cannot know about any attractive things in the world. Now that I quickly becoming aware of my thoughts, I am now asking myself the questions about a person, relationship, and or situation and quickly gaining new insight. It can uplift not only you, the reader, but everyone around you. Had to turn around the expectation that the staff work was substandard to expecting that they're still doing their best.
In simple terms, it is all about questions what we post and how effective they are and how effectively we communicate them to others to make the change happen. She proposes that we choose between two types of paths, two types of questions: the Judger path and the Learner path. The third edition includes a new introduction and epilogue and two powerful new tools that show how Question Thinking can dramatically improve coaching and leadership. And that's definitely not true. While I like the methods, I don't believe the story goes far enough to successfully show how to use the methods in real life. The beginning of the book is a bit confusing -- it's written by Marilee Adams, but the bulk of the book is a tale about a guy who learns and applies Adams' questioning technique.
She uses a highly instructive and entertaining story to show how to quickly recognize any undermining questions that pop into your mind—or out of your mouth—and reframe them to achieve amazingly positive and practical results. Q-Storming to the Rescue 11. She is an adjunct professor of leadership at American University's School of Public Affairs and presents the Question Thinking system in a wide variety of organizational, educational, health-care and public settings. Adams uses a tool called the Choice Map to illustrate these paths and the Judger Pit when we are controlled by Judger questions. The ability to stop and consider am I am judgment mode or learner mode, I have discovered I judge others and myself all the time.