The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling, with Edgar Schein

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Edgar H. Schein, a former professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, has made a notable mark on the field of organizational development in many areas, including career development, group process consultation, and organizational culture.

He's the author of Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling (BK Business).

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The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling, with Edgar Schein

  1. 1. we help you discover smarter ways to think, grow, and live.
  2. 2. This presentation consists of 10 highlights from the interview with @MoeAbdou, founder & host of 33voices®.
  3. 3. Edgar Schein Edgar H. Schein, a former professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, has made a notable mark on the field of organizational development in many areas, including career development, group process consultation, and organizational culture. He’s the author of Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling (BK Business). @edgarschein
  4. 4. 1 You know you’re in a valued relationship when the other person sees you as a person and not just a role.
  5. 5. 2 The first sign of good communication is being acknowledged; make it a habit.
  6. 6. 3 Our ‘Do & Tell’ society rarely promotes intrinsic relationships; stop telling and start asking inquisitive questions instead.
  7. 7. 4 A great question is one in which you’re deeply curious about finding an answer to something you don’t know.
  8. 8. 5 Leadership today is about doing whatever is necessary within your value structure to move things forward.
  9. 9. 6 Want to build trust with your subordinates? Show genuine interest in them.
  10. 10. 7 As the leader, helping your organization shift directions starts with figuring out what the team needs to unlearn.
  11. 11. 8 Inspired entrepreneurs never blame others for their failure.
  12. 12. 9 Want to show humility? start by being humble enough to listen to a subordinate’s idea.
  13. 13. 10 Always remember that work is deeply human; Act accordingly.
  14. 14. 10 Always remember that work is deeply human; Act accordingly.
  15. 15. REALLY REFLECT... How often do you remember someone’s first name?
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