Some of My Favorite Questions
How will your children describe you to their children?
Who gets the worst from you?
What keeps you where you are?
Who are the people in your “kitchen cabinet”?
Do you have CEO disease? (what do they really think?)
Where do you go to dream?
How will you find opportunity in crisis? (danger, crisis, opportunity)
When was the last time you did something for the first time?
What is your businesses market cap? (private: growth value #)
Show me your sales playbook? If not, why not?
Tell me something (a success) that is not on your resume
What do you do differently on Mondays? (set the tone)
What would you do if you weren’t afraid?
What’s your trophy? What’s happening 20 minutes before? (Dr. Joe Cook)
What brings you joy? What creates anxiety?
What are we doing here? What am I missing?
How are you viewed as a leader in your company?
Who are you? Who were you? Who will you become?
Sounds like… - Will you please unpack that for me?
Talk to me about your long term patterns of your curiosity.
How close to the real you are you?
What do you need to achieve this?
What image about you is now being threatened / shattered?
Are you being a pilot, a co-pilot or a passenger?
How do you want to improve the world?
Who are you being right now?
What kind of person do you want to be when you grow up?
What hard problem do you want to solve?
How do you integrate your strengths and interests into your career?
What is the story you want to tell with your life?
What challenges excite and intimidate you?
What limits ion your life are real or perceived?
What intersection best describes your life?