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  • Writer's pictureJaclyn T. Badeau

Coaching for Development – Rhetorical Questions

Here’s something to think about it… 

 

In Michael Stanier’s book, “The Coaching Habit,” he lays out seven essential questions to ask when Coaching someone. In his book, he also provides many other tips and things to keep in mind including not asking rhetorical questions that you are trying to disguise as advice giving. What does that mean? It means that many know we need to ask questions to develop their critical thinking and other leadership abilities, but sometimes we can’t help ourselves and want to give advice. So this commonly leads us asking something like “Have you considered doing…” when we just put our advice in a question format. Think we all could recall a time where we’ve been guilty of this.  


So, my question to you:  


  • What rhetorical questions have you asked that were really just your advice in a question format? 

 

 

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