Empowering Others Through Questions

Is it easy for you to come up with a quick answer to solve other people’s problems? It is for me, too. The challenge is that I’m offering them a solution that’s a good fit for me, but it’s not necessarily a good fit for them.

The empowering work is to ask people simple questions that lead them to their best answer. Listen here to learn more.

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Beth Wonson
Hey, Stop Ya Crying … Or Not

Do you get rattled when you are giving someone feedback, and they start crying? Do you immediately get distracted from the message you were delivering and get to work trying to stop the tears? Well, guess what? That’s not your job.

Listen in here and change your perspective on what your role is when someone is crying in your office.

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Beth Wonson
Get Much More from Your Strategic Planning

Does your organization avoid strategic planning because it is time-intensive, labor-intensive and a little scary? Listen in to find out how my strategic planning process actually helps your team learn new ways to communicate, engage in conflict, and solve complex problems – all while developing a flexible and agile 5-year plan!

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Beth Wonson
Why It's Better to Focus Your Feedback

How do you feel when you get an email that says, “If this doesn’t pertain to you, please disregard”? Many new clients tell me this is their strategy when trying to get one recipient to change their behavior. This blanket-messaging strategy causes high-performing staff to waste time. Here’s why…

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Beth Wonson