Questions for managers to elicit better performance
Updated: Oct 29
Whether it's an employee review or a reflection on a project or challenge, asking the right questions is vital for enhancing performance, improving productivity levels and increasing employee morale.
Questions to develop confidence
What are you really great at?
What do you know for sure?
What are you confident about?
When does your strength show up?
What went well?
What did you do right?
Who supports your ideas?
When have you been inspired? A visionary? A great manager? A great leader?
What makes you magnetic?
What draws others to you?
What would your best friend say about your strengths?
What do you know you can do well?
What do you know you can do that you haven’t done yet?
Questions to focus on integrating development feedback
How can you use this information?
What about this feels true?
What about this is true?
What are some actions you want to take?
How can we make this process useful for you?
What kind of leader do you want to be?
If you were your hero, how would you react?