Questions form the backbone to any great coaching conversation. What is the state of questions being asked in your team?
While asking informational questions can be of great value, in the virtual team context, we may be in multiple conversations where we are using questions to:
When we operate in the virtual and remote context it usually means that we aren’t having to advise, but rather coach. This can necessitate a different set of questions or a different way to ask questions rather than a Yes/No approach.
In creating more powerful questions for the virtual space we want to focus on a few things:
In coaching we usually encourage questions to be:
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