Why W Questions Work

Questions that start with who, what, when, where, how, and why. Questions that don't assume anything. Questions that can't be answered with a simple yes or no.

What Holds You Back?

"I don't know what my worth is."

"I'm afraid to upset the higher-ups with my ask."

Have you had thoughts like these that holds you back from becoming bolder, braver, and better paid?

Who Decides?

After a live demonstration of a simple but powerful strategy to get past no, a workshop attendee asked this question:

"But how do you know whether you're being aggressive, pushy, or too much?"

This was an excellent question, because it voices the doubt we've all encountered. 

Negotiate The Unwritten Rules

Have you ever felt like there were unwritten rules of leveling up and getting ahead in the workplace that NO ONE TOLD YOU ABOUT?

If you're reading this, then you've probably already wised to the truth that keeping your head down and silently doing good work DON'T get you promoted. It's not the fast track to promotion; it's the fast track to exhaustion.

Being strategic with your long-term goals, however, will help you navigate the unwritten rules.

Asking in a smart way, I've found, always works.