Please be prepared to answer the questions in bold; the remainder are up to your discretion and offered as food for thought. We will interview two people per meeting, dedicating an hour per person.
What definition of success did you inherit?
What definition of success would you like to believe in?
How has either definition affected your career and life decisions?
What events have been significant milestones or change points in your career?
What lessons have you learned?
Who have been your mentors and why?
What did you learn from them?
How did you find your mentors?
How do you think you are known?
Describe yourself, who do you think you are?
How would you like to be known?
What do you consider to be your strengths and weaknesses?
What unique value do you bring to your work?
What unique value do you bring to this group?
What accomplishments do you take pride in?
Have you made mistakes that have been significant learning experiences?
What goals, if any, have you set for yourself?
Have you accomplished goals you have set for yourself in the past?
Do you have a broad vision for your work and life?
If not, would you like to have one?
What is important to you?
How do you prefer to learn: books, experiences, people … ?
Who and what have significantly influenced you?