Company Questions

It can be overwhelming trying to get started on writing something you want to share with your organization’s leaders and coworkers. Here are some ideas to get you started:

  1. Why are you passionate about your company?
  2. What culture would you like to see in your company?
  3. What do you want to learn from leaders in your company?
  4. What makes you feel accomplished?
  5. Which of your company values do you hold highest?
  6. Who is living out your company’s values? What characteristics do they display? 
  7. What brought you to your company?
  8. Who were some of your mentors and what did you learn from them?
  9. What do you think makes a good coworker?
  10. What are some of the customer success or impact stories from your department? 
  11. Talk about the one person who has been kindest to you at work?
  12. Who has had a big influence on your life? What lessons did that person teach you?
  13. What do you feel most grateful for in your life?
  14. What are some of the most important lessons you’ve learned so far?
  15. What encouraging things do you remember about your very first job?
  16. What are you proudest of in your career?
  17. How has your work life been different than what you’d imagined?
  18. How would you like to be remembered long after your retirement?
  19. Do you have any regrets?
  20. Is there anything you want your coworkers to know about you that they likely don’t know?
  21. Talk about the hardest thing you’ve ever done.
  22. What invention would you like to see in your lifetime?
  23. Besides your mom, who knows you best and why?
  24. What does a typical Monday morning look like at work?
  25. What was your worst vacation?
  26. What made you laugh today?
  27. What’s something you changed your mind about recently?
  28. How do you make a positive impact in your community?
  29. What under-$100 item has most improved your life?
  30. What is the scariest thing you’ve ever done just for fun?
  31. Talk about the best project you ever worked on. 
  32. What is one of your happiest memories?
  33. What do you know now that you wish you’d known at your high school graduation?
  34. What do you know now that you wish you’d known before you got married?
  35. What do you know now that you wish you’d known before you had kids?
  36. If someone were to guess your personality based on your handwriting, what would they say?
  37. If you could invent anything to make your job easier, what would it be?
  38. Do you prefer to donate time or money to those in need? Why?
  39. What is the best day of the year for you?
  40. What is the greatest gift you have ever gotten, and what made it so great?
  41. What is the greatest mistake you’ve ever made?
  42. When did you first know what it was you wanted to do with your life?
  43. What is your greatest fear and why?
  44. What is your most deeply held belief?
  45. If someone could answer one question for you, what would that question be and why?
  46. What small bit of advice would you give to someone just starting work at your company?
  47. What are you interested in that probably no one else is?
  48. What are you absolutely determined to do at your company before you retire?
  49. Who has impressed you most with what they’ve accomplished?
  50. How do you relax after a hard day of work?
  51. Where do you usually go when you have time off?
  52. What risks have you taken that were worth it?
  53. Who inspires you to be better?
  54. What’s the hardest lesson you’ve learned? 
  55. Which of your scars has the best story behind it? 
  56. What were some of the turning points in your life? 
  57. What’s the worst advice you’ve ever received?
  58. When was the last time you changed your opinion about something major? 
  59. What are some events in your life that made you who you are today? 
  60. What keeps you up at night?
  61. What makes someone a good leader in your opinion?
  62. Tell us a story of a leader who has impacted your life.
  63. Tell us about your hometown.
  64. How did you start at our company? Why did you choose to work here?
  65. Why is it important for leaders to be good listeners? 
  66. What do you think is your biggest personal success? What about your biggest professional success?
Updated on January 3, 2023

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