Unask the question

Not all questions need to be answered as asked.

The classic example: "Do you want red or white wine". The question has an assumption built-in.

When you hear a question being asked, check it for assumptions that narrow the range of answers you can give. Then unask the question. Ask:

Can you ask that again, without these assumptions being present, please?

Subscribe to Danie Roux

Don’t miss out on the latest issues. Sign up now to get access to the library of members-only issues.
jamie@example.com
Subscribe