12 questions guaranteed to energize people:
Who are the bright spots on your team? How are you pouring gas on their fire?
If you think about your activities last week, what are you proud you did?
What are you glad you’re doing these days?
What would you like to do more of?
What are you doing that isn’t working? How might you stop doing what isn’t working?
What did they see in you when they hired you? You are bringing so much more than that.
Which of your recent accomplishments are most satisfying? What contributed to those accomplishments?
If you gave yourself permission to brag, what would you brag about?
What are you currently doing that is contributing to your success?
What do you think?
What good things are you doing that other people aren’t noticing?
List three people you admire. What do you admire about them? How are you like them?
Tip: Go human.
Turn conversations toward humanity.