Whether it’s an employee review or a reflection on a project or challenge, asking the right questions is vital for enhancing performance, improving productivity levels and increasing employee morale.

Questions to develop confidence

  • What are you really great at?
  • What do you know for sure?
  • What are you confident about?
  • When does your strength show up?
  • What went well?
  • What did you do right?
  • Who supports your ideas?
  • When have you been inspired? A visionary? A great manager? A great leader?
  • What makes you magnetic?
  • What draws others to you?
  • What would your best friend say about your strengths?
  • What do you know you can do well?
  • What do you know you can do that you haven’t done yet? 


Questions to focus on integrating development feedback

  • How can you use this information?
  • What about this feels true?
  • What about this is true?
  • What are some actions you want to take?
  • How can we make this process useful for you?
  • What kind of leader do you want to be?
  • If you were your hero, how would you react?