using open ended questions

Open-Ended Questions at Work

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Since “Open-Ended Questions Build Relationships” is one of our most popular blogs, below are some examples of open-ended versus close-ended questions you can use in the workplace. In many cases, you really do need to give or receive a specific piece of information or to gain commitment (yes/no); however, using open-ended questions facilitates enhanced levels of cooperation, shows respect and […]

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Open-Ended Questions Build Relationships

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Did you do your homework?  Did you complete your business plan?  Did you get the job you wanted?  Did you take out the trash? Do you sometimes feel that someone’s question is really a statement, a request, a judgment, or a directive? What is an Open-Ended Question? Unlike closed-ended questions, open-ended questions require more than […]

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