Closed questions vs. open questions

One challenge we face in coaching is to learn how to ask open-ended questions. From an early age we are exposed to closed questions. Parents, for example, usually ask closed questions: Did you do that? Are you ready to…? In school we are given true/false or multiple...

You just never know…

Years ago when I was teaching a class, one of my students had a friend in town and he asked if his friend and the friend’s wife could sit in on my class that afternoon. I said sure. Just recently I saw that student again and he said, “What you did during that time...