Guides 40 Back-Pocket Questions to Unleash Your Team’s Intelligence
The best leaders are curious. But they don’t just ask a lot of questions. They ask the right questions — the kind that focus their team’s brainpower on the right problems.
In this guide, you will find 40 smart questions with accompanying worksheets for each chapter.
Good questions, when deployed with intention, can clarify and advance thinking — both yours and your direct reports’ — and open the door to innovation and better performance. Here are some to use at a moment’s notice. The questions in this tool are based on concepts from FranklinCovey’s solution: Liz Wiseman’s Multipliers®: How the Best Leaders Ignite Everyone’s Intelligence.
A good leader will ask questions and let their people figure out the answers. A great leader asks the questions that focus the intelligence of their teams on the right problems.
Try questions like these to seek your team members’ perspective on situations, ideas, or decisions:
Read the full guide to get some more useful tips and tools to use in your work.
Everyone has a natural genius. Unlocking it is the secret to accessing more of each team member’s energy and ideas. To help your leaders get the most from their teams, share our guide, 5 Ways to Multiply Your Team’s Natural Genius, based on research by bestselling author Liz Wiseman.
In the research for her bestselling book, Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, Liz Wiseman identified the nine most common Accidental Diminisher tendencies. These behaviors are often associated with being a strong individual performer or even a strong leader, but when overused or misapplied, they can shut down a team’s intelligence and contributions.
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