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Communication : Answer-Seeking Questions

These are the only questions that truly seek an answer. Some of these questions are challenging, such as “Can you give me a loan?” or “Will you babysit?” or “Could you take this back?” These are questions you should have … Continue reading

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Communication: Message Questions

Message questions. These aren’t actually questions. The person is using a question format to make a point, share information or state a personal conviction. They might begin with something like “Don’t you think … ?” or “Did you know … … Continue reading

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Communication: Gotcha Questions

Gotcha Questions are tough, because the goal is to make you anxious, flustered, embarrassed, guilty or angry. Gotcha questions often begin with “Why” or “How come,” and they account for about 45 percent of questions people ask, such as “I … Continue reading

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