The 7 Powers of Questions: Secrets to Successful Communication in Life and at Work [NOOK Book]

Overview

Questions...

? demand answers
? stimulate thinking
? give us valuable information
? put us in control
? get people to open up
? lead to quality listening
? get ...
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The 7 Powers of Questions: Secrets to Successful Communication in Life and at Work

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Overview

Questions...

? demand answers
? stimulate thinking
? give us valuable information
? put us in control
? get people to open up
? lead to quality listening
? get people to sell themselves

They're an essential tool of the seeker and the problem-solver, and in our personal and professional lives, they can make the difference between getting what we want and going without. Questions have power-and by harnessing that power, we can change our world. This unique book reveals the seven powers of questions-and shows how to use them most effectively. Learn how questions can improve relationships, help determine what people really want, uncover opportunities, persuade others, and get more out of every business or personal encounter.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440673900
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 9/1/2000
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 422,848
  • File size: 501 KB

Meet the Author

Dorothy Leeds, a sought-after motivational speaker, has contributed to and been featured in numerous publications including The New York Times, USA Today, Money, Forbes, and Business Week.
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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. Why a Book About Questions?
2. Power Number One: Questions Demand Answers
3. Power Two: Questions Stimulate Thinking
4. Power Three: Questions Give Us Valuable Information
5. Power Four: Questions Put You in Control
6. Power Five: Questions Get People to Open Up
7. Power Six: Questions Lead to Quality Listening
8. Power Seven: Questions Get People to Persuade Themselves
9. Sell, Lead, Think: Use Questions To Transform Your Organization
10. Closer Knit Than Ever: How Questions Can Draw Families Together
11. Rediscover Questions: Recapture and Redefine the Essential You
12. The Fifty Smartest Questions

Suggested Reading
Postscript
Index

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2001

    Immediately Useful

    I've almost finished reading this book and I've found it to be useful right away. I never realized that asking the right kind of questions could make such a difference in my life! I've been having all my friends and colleagues read this book and they all agree that it is a must read.

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