20 Questions to Ignite Meaningful Conversations

The Right Questions Can Make the Difference

April 17, 2024 |

Meaningful conversations have changed my life. I long for them. You can create an environment where meaningful discussions happen consistently by courageosly asking great questions.

The benefits to meaningful conversations include…

• Relationship tension decreases
• Empathy and understanding for someone you struggle with increases
• Insight into your strengths and potential is gained
• Inspiration to pursue your goals
• The ability to focus on the righ goals inproves

I sometimes challenge clients to make a list of their favorite questions. Below are some of great ones I gleaned from clients and some I came up with as well. Start asking a few today!

“A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That’s why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.” – Truman Capote

20 Powerful Questions

  1. What is a positive habit you would like to create?
  2. What energizes/excites you?
  3. What’s a tipping point that changed your life trajectory?
  4. How would your life change if you were 10 times bolder?
  5. What do you want LESS of in your life?
  6. What’s the hardest thing you have ever faced/accomplished?
  7. How are you different now than you were 5 or 10 years ago?
  8. What could you do today to connect/encourage someone?
  9. How are you stuck (i.e., not making progress)? How can you get unstuck?
  10. How have your faced a fear recently?
  11. What do you want MORE of in your life?
  12. How does your life reflect your priorities?
  13. What would you do with your time with no phone for a weekend?
  14. How can people best encourage you when you’re struggling?
  15. What are 1 – 2 of your biggest goals over the next 90 days?
  16. What do you want to say “YES” to more?
  17. What is something that always makes you smile? 
  18. What’s your biggest challenge right now?
  19. How do you want to be remembered when you’re gone?
  20. What are the toughest decisions for you to make? 

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