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I am a firm believer of asking powerful questions. “The Quality of your life depends on the quality of your questions.” I encourage you to try a couple!

  1. What is the one thing about yourself people don’t know?
  2. What is the one thing about your business people don’t know?
  3. What is one thing most people don’t know about your profession?
  4. What is the most uncomfortable thing you have ever had to do?
  5. Why did you start this business when you started?
  6. Why did you like your job when you started?
  7. If you weren’t afraid of anything what would you like to do?
  8. What would you rather see in your industry?
  9. What’s holding you back from playing full out?
  10. What would you do this year if you had no fear?
  11. What are you naturally great at?
  12. What would I have to learn to_________________?
  13. If you knew then what you know now, what would you have done differently?
  14. What would your ideal world look like?
  15. How’s that working for you?
  16. What does that look like?
  17. What do you do well?
  18. What are you up to? What are you excited about?
  19. What is an ideal referral for you?
  20. What are you afraid of?
  21. What makes you cry?
  22. What burdens your spirit or weighs heavily on your heart?
  23. What makes you sing?
  24. What activities bring you joy?
  25. What do you dream of becoming?
  26. Ask the right question and you will get the right answer.
  27. A question never asked is a question never answered.
  28. What kind of investment are you making in your future?
  29. Do you have the characteristics that an “A” player would want to work for?
  30. Don’t show up and throw up, show up and ask good questions.
  31. What are you doing to outrun, outsmart, outperform and out do your competition?
  32. What 5 things must have to happen before the last day of your life for you to know that you have been a success?
  33. If you want better answers ask better questions.
  34. The quality of your life depends on the quality of your questions.
  35. Ask questions you have never asked before.
  36. Ask questions that no one else has asked before.
  37. The reason for the question is more important than the answer.
  38. What are the 3 things you must do to strengthen your relationship with_____________??
  39. What are 3 things that are keeping your company from being more successful?
  40. What are 3 things that keep your company from growing?
  41. What is the most important question you have ever asked?
  42. What is the most important question that has ever been asked of you?
  43. What is the one thing you can do better than anyone else?
  44. What is the one thing we can do better than anyone else?
  45. What is the one thing your company can do better than anyone else?
  46. What’s the worst case scenario?
  47. What are you worried about, so I can take steps to make sure that doesn’t happen?
  48. What do I need to know in order for this project to be a success?
  49. What is the best case scenario, what do I need to working toward?
  50. What are your criteria for success?
  51. What standards do I have to make sure I hit for you to have confidence in me?
  52. Will your customers miss you when you are gone?
  53. What are the principles that you always want to abide by?
  54. What makes you unique?
  55. How do you like to be recognized for a job well done?
  56. What can you provide that none of your competitors can?
  57. How long do you intend to keep worrying about that?
  58. If money was not an issue what would you be doing?
  59. If your lifestyle were a 10 what would it look like?
  60. How has your business changed in the past 5 years?
  61. What more can I do for you?
  62. What existing dangers do you need to eliminate in order for you to be successful?
  63. What are the 3 biggest opportunities you have of gaining something new and beneficial?
  64. What are your 3 most valuable capabilities or resources that you have?
  65. What do I Know about my friends, my family, my Employees, my customers,

What do I know about them?

What do I appreciate about them?

What do I want them to know?

How do I want them to feel?

What do I want them to do?

Mark Miller

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