Run an executive 'ask me anything'

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An 'ask me anything' (AMA) gives employees more access to your executive team. It can help people better understand the company and it's mission, and provides a great way for everyone to get to know the execs.

Steps

  1. Create an #exec-ama channel
  2. Ask the team to submit questions
  3. Executives can start answering questions at any time

 

Step 1: Create an #exec-ama channel

Tips 

See it in action

  • Make sure your executive team has agreed to participate!
  • Executives should know the frequency with which they'll need to respond to questions. They could respond on an ad-hoc basis, or host weekly or monthly sessions.

Here is a template communicating the benefits of executive AMAs

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Step 2: Ask the team to submit questions

Tips 

See it in action

  • Consider providing guidelines so that people know what a good question looks like.

Here are some example guidelines

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Step 3: Executives can start answering questions at any time 

Tips 

See it in action

  • Consider posting responses in threads in order to keep the channel neat and tidy.
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