Asking Forwarding Questions

As one of my teachers, Sharon Drew Morgen said: “The person who is asking the questions is the person who is leading the conversation.” And she was right.

Questions keep the volley going and answering them without asking another question ends the volley. After answering a question, ask another one, like: “What is important to you about that?”

All questions don’t require an immediate answer in response. Ask a question in response, like “Can you tell me more about that?”

Consider that the volley lives and dies with YOU. Where do you want the conversation to go? What do you want to know? What do you need to ask to find out?

Now, go forward your next conversation with questions.
oxo,
Jody

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