1 experiment: 5 days + 525 questions = 5 lessons learnt

“If you don’t ask you don’t get” as the saying goes. Let’s reshape that into “if you don’t ask you don’t add value”! I believe that asking questions is a high value add skill but also a skills gap in many companies. I want to improve my skill to ask questions, so I did an … More 1 experiment: 5 days + 525 questions = 5 lessons learnt

3 simple ways to get people to tell you exactly what you want

Apply the 3-S rule: simplify, specify, standardize. I have a tendency to explain or ask things in a very complicated way. The result: I confuse people. If I prepare my questions with the 3-S rule I can avoid confusion and get 5 times better answers in half the time. In specific circumstances it pays off … More 3 simple ways to get people to tell you exactly what you want