Julia Evans’ weekly blog posts focus on best business practices and management. Her article, How to answer questions in a helpful way, begins as follows:
Your coworker asks you a slightly unclear question. How do you answer? I think asking questions is a skill and that answering questions in a helpful way is also a skill! Both of them are super useful.
To start out with – sometimes the people asking you questions don’t respect your time, and that sucks. I’m assuming here throughout that that’s not what happening – we’re going to assume that the person asking you questions is a reasonable person who is trying their best to figure something out and that you want to help them out. Everyone I work with is like that and so that’s the world I live in 🙂
Here are a few strategies for answering questions in a helpful way!
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Posted by David Brito, Managing Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.