Good questions can include:

  • What is your opinion?
  • How do you think we should solve the problem?
  • What would you do in my shoes?
  • Tell me more about…
  • What do you think we can do about this?
  • What would you like me to stop doing?
  • Would it be helpful if I…?
  • Supposing we were to…?
  • Help me understand where you’re coming from.
  • Let’s set a time when we can talk about the changes we’re both prepared to make.
  • I’m prepared to… Would that ease the situation?