FLORIN LUNGU - “ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET” SHOW
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In today’s world, a more and more valuable skill becomes listening. And questions play an important part in listening as we only get answers to the questions we ask.
Show Objectives - The Why
As business leaders, it is easy for us to fall into the trap of becoming the “Mr. Answer Man” or Ms. Answer Woman” and tell people what to do instead of leading with questions.
The first approach has us lead from the position where we have all the answers and we’re directing our team, while the latter builds on our capacity to coach our team to reach their own answers, so they become empowered to move the business forward.
Asking questions is also a sign of curiosity, an interest in people, and one of the characteristics of a growth mindset.
“Have the humility to learn from those around you.” – John C. Maxwell
Key Issues - Owner Perspective:
People expect me to provide them with answers and what if I look uninformed or foul if I ask them what they think and what they suggest we should be doing?
That’s the dialogue that goes on in people’s minds when we teach them to adopt a coaching approach with their team.
What You Need to Know - The What
What we’ll cover today is:
What You Need to Do - The How
How can make questions part of my life and how can I lead more with questions?
John Maxwell shares in the book, Good Leaders Ask Great Questions, two types of questions we should ask:
Written by Florin Lungu
With 12+ years of international experience in leading and training people in international corporations, 6+ years in the personal and corporate development industry, and 5+ years of entrepreneurship, Florin Lungu has learned a bit (often the hard way) about embracing change, leading people, and business mindset.
Born and raised in Romania he worked in France and relocated to Sweden where he now provides organizational development services to the international business community. He holds an MSc in Automotive Engineering, he is a Certified Behavioural Analyst and part of the biggest professional coaching & training organization in the world and provides business growth solutions to SME’s.
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