Sample Questions

Make these questions your own and keep in mind that, after you ask any of these questions, follow-up questions may be needed to continue to bring out the very best thinking of the best who you are leading. Although some of the questions may appear to be somewhat awkward or too penetrating, you will be pleased with the results they will create.

Inspire and Create High Expectations

  • What are the highest expectations you have for yourself related to the issue/challenge at hand?
  • What do you think my expectations of you should be related to the success you achieve with each goal or for your performance?
  • If you achieve that success, what impact will it have on you?
  • In what ways can you more fully apply/use your strengths in ...

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