The 7 Powers of Questions: Secrets to Successful Communication in Life and at Work

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Penguin, Sep 1, 2000 - Business & Economics - 320 pages

? 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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POWER NUMBER ONE Questions Demand Answers
POWER NUMBER TWO Questions Stimulate Thinking
POWER NUMBER THREE Questions Give Us Valuable
POWER NUMBER FOURQuestions Put You in Control
POWER NUMBER SIX Questions Lead to Quality Listening
POWER NUMBER SEVEN Questions Get People to Persuade
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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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