Do you inspire curiosity in your people? What kind of questions do they ask you? Do those questions lead to conversation that grows your thinking too…or…are they questions that just need answers? Effective leaders engage in growth conversations with their people. Effective leaders create an environment that embraces curiosity. Effective leaders lead this; they are curious themselves.
How curious are you; do you ask your people questions because you are interested in their opinion and in the conversation that follows? Do your people do likewise? How will thinking about curiosity this way change your approach? What open-ended questions will you ask this week?