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Brilliant Coaching 3e, 3rd Edition by Julie Starr

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Effective questioning

In this chapter, we will look at the principles of effective questioning, and the dos and don’ts of this core coaching skill. I’ll offer examples of questions you might use more often, plus some with a specific purpose, for example to broaden a debate, shift someone’s perspective or gather more specific information. You’ll also find an exercise to help you start to ask better questions right away.

Great questions: a neat trick

People who ask quality questions generally obtain richer information and understanding. Have you ever sat in a meeting ...

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