Asking questions is a normal part of everyone’s workday. In fact, you want employees who are naturally interested, inquisitive and curious. But, dealing with constant barrages of questions can make it difficult to get your own job done.

A key part of your job as a manager is providing clear, direct feedback. But you wouldn’t be doing that job well unless at the same time, you were helping your employees think on their own, troubleshoot challenging situations and grow into self-sufficient leaders.

How can you strike the right balance?

Find the Root Cause

If you have an employee who asks too many questions, determine why they can’t find answers on their own. Then you can develop a plan to help them get the information they need.

Focus on Solutions

Your action plan will depend on the root cause. You may need to:

Other helpful steps include:

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