To Unearth Your Team’s Ideas? Try The Steelman Technique

Often my Western colleagues would complain, “the team here can’t interview!” “No it’s not the language. They simply don’t think clearly!” They elaborated. The conformist (or Asian-ness?) in us has a lot to do with this. We conform. We listen to directions. We understand that we don’t always need to understand everything. We accept that… Continue reading To Unearth Your Team’s Ideas? Try The Steelman Technique

Stop Asking For Solutions- Ask For These 3 Things Instead

“Don’t come to me with problems, come to me with solutions!”This lazy directive is a perfect opportunity to **#bossbetter**. I get it- We say this because we genuinely want our teams to sort stuff out. We want them to care more and think harder. We actually need their solutions and ideas too. Yet, this is… Continue reading Stop Asking For Solutions- Ask For These 3 Things Instead