As business leaders, we all desire a world-class tight-knit organization and we dream of having a team we can trust, don’t we all?

But what makes great leaders truly exceptional is having the ability to ask questions that will build trust and reveal how their people are really doing and what’s required of them as a leader. 

In case you haven’t yet, be sure to check out Episode 82 where I asked some hard questions about who you are and who you are not. The answers should reveal some things about yourself which you need to change if you also want to see changes in your business. 

Now, today’s episode requires some more brutal honesty, but this time – with your team.  

If you show up for your team, they’ll show up for you. When you fully engage to know them – their hopes and their struggles – you get better output.

Ready for some brutal truth?

In this episode, you will hear:

  • 10 questions to ask your team and why you need to ask them
  • How often do you have to ask these questions
  • How to ask using a variety of ways
  • Some reasons leaders disengage from their teams

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Supporting Resources:

Change Yourself, Change Your Business

Business Ownership Does NOT Equal Leadership (Episode 40)

Four Qualities I look for in an EA (Episode 62)

Do You Have Someone in Your Corner That Will Call The Fight? (Episode 65)

The Podcast Episode Your Assistant Needs to Hear (Episode 14)

Motivation for a Distributed Team: Getting The Best From Your Remote Workers (Episode 22)


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