Synopses & Reviews
? demand answers
? stimulate thinking
? give us valuable information
? put us in control
? get people to open up
? lead to quality listening
? get people to sell themselves
They're an essential tool of the seeker and the problem-solver, and in our personal and professional lives, they can make the difference between getting what we want and going without. Questions have power-and by harnessing that power, we can change our world. This unique book reveals the seven powers of questions-and shows how to use them most effectively. Learn how questions can improve relationships, help determine what people really want, uncover opportunities, persuade others, and get more out of every business or personal encounter.
The secrets to successful communication in life and work are revealed in this unique motivational primer, which shows how asking the right questions can help persuade people, find out what they really want, and reveal the right opportunities. Fifteen of the smartest questions are outlined.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 280-283) and index.
About the Author
Dorothy Leeds, a sought-after motivational speaker, has contributed to and been featured in numerous publications including The New York Times, USA Today, Money, Forbes, and Business Week.
Table of Contents
1. Why a Book About Questions?
2. Power Number One: Questions Demand Answers
3. Power Two: Questions Stimulate Thinking
4. Power Three: Questions Give Us Valuable Information
5. Power Four: Questions Put You in Control
6. Power Five: Questions Get People to Open Up
7. Power Six: Questions Lead to Quality Listening
8. Power Seven: Questions Get People to Persuade Themselves
9. Sell, Lead, Think: Use Questions To Transform Your Organization
10. Closer Knit Than Ever: How Questions Can Draw Families Together
11. Rediscover Questions: Recapture and Redefine the Essential You
12. The Fifty Smartest Questions