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Better Questions Blog Page No. 2

We pride ourselves on inspiring people about asking Better Questions and hope that our Blogs will provide ongoing inspiration, education and insights to enable you to maintain your passion and enthusiasm for the topic. We recognise that when we are learning a new skill it is important to keep focused and get additional guidance and our highly experienced Potentialiser Blog writers will share with you their wisdom and expertise from their journeys so far. ENJOY!

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Achieve Better Questions Through Effective Listening

13 August 2013 in Better Healthcare |  Leave the first comment
I often have people say to me that no one in their lives listens to them like I listen to them. Whilst I could potentially feel good about this, it usually makes me feel sad because it highlights to me that people in their lives do not often feel really listened to. I’m not sure what your thou ... Read more

Better Questions are the Best Way to 'HELP' Your Clients

13 August 2013 in Better Aged Care |  Leave the first comment
I have been privileged recently to work with a number of Maternal & Child Health nurses who are being encouraged by new philosophical guidelines to work more collaboratively with clients rather than to go in and fix the problem for them.Of course this is challenging for two reasons:1.   ... Read more

Better Question to Generate Ideas and ACTION!

13 August 2013 in Better Aged Care |  Leave the first comment
In our training programs we often give participants an opportunity to practice the skills that they learn, which of course helps to consolidate the learning.  During the debrief with one of the groups I heard them say how good the asking of Better Questions had been as it had helped the partici ... Read more

Being Open Minded Makes for a Better Questioner!

13 August 2013 in Better Aged Care |  Leave the first comment
This week I was reminded of the importance and challenges of being open minded when you wish to be a successful Potentialiser. I personally find that many people say that they are open minded but when it comes to the practice of it; they don’t demonstrate the skill very well. This is particula ... Read more

Better Parents: Helping Your Children Make Choices

13 August 2013 in Better Parents |  Leave the first comment
In a previous blog I wrote about using questions to help children to make decisions and I shared the example of Glenys who was feeling very frustrated with her 17-year-old son who she had been trying to engage about the need to fill in forms to go to university. When she took a more questioning appr ... Read more

Removing Limitations By Asking Better Questions

17 May 2013 in Better Aged Care |  Leave the first comment
I will often say that Better Questions are a real gift and that in everyday situations very rarely do people bring a question to conversations that enable you to really stop and think. Thinking is critical to our success in life and work and having such a simple technique to change/prompt/challenge/ ... Read more
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