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Wednesday, August 7 • 9:00am - 10:15am
When NOT to Have All the Answers: Stop Giving Advice and Start Asking Questions (Judith Mills, Christopher Avery) LIMITED

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Many coaches, leaders, and collaborators struggle to get others to engage, to step up and take ownership, to commit to the process. What to do? One thing would be to examine our own behavior. What’s our own ratio of giving advice versus asking empowering questions?

This workshop will expose a simple and powerful lesson about being in a position of authority as a coach, mentor, or leader: That giving advice may be the worst thing you can do when you want others to take ownership; and asking empowering and thought-provoking questions may be the best thing you can do.

In this hands-on workshop you will practice asking different types of questions in different contexts and experience the difference between listening to yourself give advice and engaging and empowering others.

Speakers
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Christopher Avery

Author and CEO of Partnerwerks, Inc., Partnerwerks, Inc.
I help people find, embrace, and master their natural leadership ability. Author of "The Responsibility Process: Unlocking Your Natural Ability to Live and Lead with Power" and the classic "Teamwork Is An Individual Skill: Getting Your Work Done When Sharing Responsibility." CEO of Partnerwerks, Inc., distributor of The Responsibility Process® products and services. Host of The Leadership Gift™ Program, for a better, more productive way... Read More →
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Judith Mills

Coach, Judith Mills LLC
Judith Mills is an experienced software executive turned independent coach specializing in making organizations efficient with multiple Agile methodologies. Judith has extensive experience in guiding large organizations and teams through the adoption of Agile to create efficient and adaptable departments that deliver reliably and repeatedly. These organizations and teams have varied from smaller teams with everyone in one room to... Read More →


Wednesday August 7, 2013 9:00am - 10:15am
Delta B

Attendees (220)