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When NOT to Ask “Why?”

By: Eris Weaver | Date: January 31, 2017 | Categories: Community & Communication

One of my key skills as a facilitator and consultant is my ability to craft good questions. The right question can prompt reflection, create connection, open doors, encourage disclosure, motivate action. It can surprise, delight, or sooth. It can open space for possibilities. The wrong question can frustrate or frighten, closing both minds and doors. […]

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One of the things I love to do as I run my local rural roads is to observe the animals I pass by. I am especially interested in the variety of their responses to me.  Cows strike me as curious critters. They turn and watch my progress. If I stop to tie my shoe or […]

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How you phrase the question influences the answer(s) you receive. We all know this intuitively. Our senses go on alert when we hear that question that seems to contain within it a judgement about what the right answer might be. Then there are the poll-takers, with questions and multiple choice answers that point to a […]

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