December 21, 2012
The problem is, most of us ask terrible questions. We talk too much and accept bad answers (or worse, no answers). We're too embarrassed to be direct, or we're afraid of revealing our ignorance, so we throw softballs, hedge, and miss out on opportunities to grow.
Truer words have never been spoken. And as a student studying journalism, I see this quite often. Asking questions, whether you're a reporter or talking to an investor, is a supremely important and valuable skill to have. FastCompany breaks down the art of asking good questions into six seemingly no-brainer parts:
And with Contactually being a company built on maintaining relationships, this is right up our wheelhouse. It's definitely worth a read!