Top Takeaways

Understand when to utilize open-ended vs. closed-ended questions
Ask "what" and "how" questions rather than "why" questions
Utilize broad questions to generate ideas and narrow questions to make decisions
Save time by asking shorter, more efficient questions

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A slight tweak in the way you ask someone a question can be the difference between receiving a blank stare and unlocking a crucial insight. Asking powerful questions is a high-leverage way to deepen relationships, improve conversations, and supercharge meetings. But shockingly, in our colleges and careers, we’re never taught how to ask better questions. In this Elective, we’ll dive...

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Interactive Workshop

Best for employees who want to talk, connect, and engage in hands-on training.

Best for teams up to 60 people

Facilitated Learning

Best for employees who like to listen with some engagement and discussion throughout.

Best for teams up to 90 people

Lecture Followed by Q&A

Best for employees who like to listen, absorb and ask questions at the end. Can also be a keynote or speech.

Best for teams up to 120 people

Class Durations

Flexible class lengths to meet your team’s needs.


More About Bobby Powers

Bobby Powers has managed international teams as large as 160 people across fintech, software, and retail. He was the first U.S. hire for a Y Combinator-backed startup company (Spokn), built the learning & development function for two small businesses (Gravity Payments and The Block), managed a client services department at a financial services company that recently IPO’d (Clearwater Analytics), and...

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