Socratic questioning

What is Socratic questioning? (Questioning skills)

Long before I learned of the value of Socratic questioning in coaching and counselling, I remember an editor asking me to use Socratic questioning in some writing. Socratic questioning is a way to drive logical argument. It’s helpful in conversations, critical thinking and negotiation. So what is Socratic questioning? (Questioning Read More

2024-02-27T17:29:03+00:00February 22, 2024|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management, Selling|

Why are questions so important? (Questioning skills)

Most people appreciate the importance of questioning skills in selling, training, coaching, counselling (especially Cognitive Based Therapy – CBT) and commercial conversations. In this post I explore different types of questions and how they can be used in various business scenarios. Why are questions so important? (Questioning skills). The importance Read More

2024-02-22T17:28:18+00:00February 21, 2024|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Relationship Management, Selling|

Coaching and Consulting skills – Limiting beliefs, approaches to helping and marketing consultancy

At the start of February it was a full house of delegates from accountancy, law and consultancy firms (including from Hong Kong) at the PM Forum’s  “Coaching and Consulting skills for marketing and business development professionals”. Delegate views and poll results are shown below. Some key insights from the session: Read More

2024-03-19T12:00:29+00:00February 14, 2023|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing|
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