[FLR] “Leaders Save Time by Asking 1 Simple Question” | Friday Leadership Report

Happy Friday,


As a young professional, I took a walk with my former boss, and he taught me one of the most important leadership & business lessons that I have ever learned. Peter Ward ran a very successful executive recruitment firm & he asked my opinion on an important topic. I remember my inside voice asking, “why is this highly successful leader who I deeply respect asking me this? I have no idea what I’m talking about…”


The lesson I learned is that successful leaders are humble. Successful leaders value perspective on issues from all levels in their organization.


Inc. | Leaders Save Time by Asking 1 Simple Question


Forbes | Why The Hardest Leadership Questions Have The Simplest Answers


Bloomberg | How to Ask the Right Leadership Questions


CJ | The Leadership Challenge; Too Many Options
TED | 31% of Professionals Did This


“The perfect tools aren’t going to help us if we can’t face each other and give and receive fearlessly. It’s not easy to ask… asking makes you vulnerable.”
-Amanda Palmer


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Leading, along the road with you!




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