Constructive ChallengeHave you ever wanted to challenge an idea during a business meeting and changed your mind because of how your question might be perceived?

The ability to ask the right question, at the right time, in the right way is a powerful business leadership skill and you’ll discover how to walk that fine line when host Hanna Hasl-Kelchner welcomes Tracy E. Houston.


  • What is constructive challenge and how it differs from criticism
  • Why we fear asking difficult questions
  • How asking the right questions makes you a more effective business leader
  • How to reframe the conversation as a inquiry instead of an inquisition
  • And more


Tracy E. HoustonTracy E. Houston is a boardroom consultant, executive coach, and President of Board Resource Services LLC

Tracy takes her boardroom background, along with her shrewd insights into the politics of leadership and the competitive pressures of today’s global marketplace, and wraps it up in a “can-do,” roll-up-your-shirt-sleeves, style. That special blend makes her uniquely qualified to simplify complex details and help C-suite leaders create the paradigm shifts necessary for more alignment between their long term business strategies and the skills necessary to accelerate achieving their desired goals.

A prolific author, Tracy has written six eBooks in her Board Guru™ series, including The Art of Constructive Challenge. She’s been quoted in the media and her articles have been featured in The Denver Business Journal, Financial Executives International Magazine and Computer Weekly and her online board column is featured in ColoradoBiz Magazine and Women on Business. She has also appeared on numerous programs, including the television show Colorado State of Mind. 


Contact Tracy at Board Resource Services LLCThe Art of Constructive Challenge


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