The Mindful Leadership Blog

Just In! 33 Questions to Rock and Unlock Your World

January 3rd, 2019

What hot?

A sampling of our favorite coaching questions

So what?

May they open up potential, hope, energy and focus for you now and throughout the year.










What to do?

Spend a few minutes now reflecting on the questions that follow and strengthen your intent and resolve for the upcoming year.  Keep this list of questions handy.  Add weekly reflection and action taking to your to do list to unlock potential (your own, your team, and those you serve).

About Your Future:

  • What do you want most?
  • What impact do you want to make?
  • What’s the one thing you’d like others to remember about you at the end of your life?
  • What do you imagine yourself doing ten years from now?
  • Where are you going? Why there?
  • How would you describe your future in three words?
  • How are you going to get there? 

About Your Passions:

  • What gets you excited about life?
  • What would you do differently if you knew nobody would judge you?
  • What is the difference between living and existing?
  • Which activities make you lose track of time? Capture your heart, imagination and intellect?
  • When you are 80-years-old, what will matter to you the most?
  • If a doctor gave you five years to live, what would you try to accomplish?
  • What gives your life meaning?
  • What do you think of first when you think of success?
  • What do you see when you look into the future?
  • What do you want more of in your life?
  • What do you want less of in your life?
  • What job would you do even if it barely paid the bills?

About Your Interests / Skills:

  • What do you wish you spent more time doing five years ago?
  • If you had to teach something, what would you teach?
  • What’s something you know you do differently than most people?
  • If happiness was the national currency, what kind of work would make you rich?
  • What is your greatest skill?
  • What is your greatest gift?

About Your Values/Beliefs:

  • What’s a belief that you hold with which many people disagree?
  • What would you regret not fully doing, being or having in your life?
  • If the average human lifespan was 40 years, how would you live your life differently?
  • What do you owe yourself?

About Your Commitment to Acting Now To Create The Future:

  • What stands between you and happiness?
  • If not now, then when?
  • How will today matter in five years from now?
  • When is it time to stop calculating risk and rewards and just do what you know is right?

Want to be personally inspired to provide even greater leadership than you currently do?  Click here for a complimentary e-book of 52 Leadership Quotes To Inspire You To Greatness.

Give your leaders tips like these and much more by providing them with a subscription to instantaccess where they can find hundreds leadership resources for strengthening future focus, results, teamwork, communication, emotional intelligence, performance management, courage, innovation and so much more at


Leave a Comment

(will not be published)