Five random work conversation starters

These are good for anything from cross-team lean coffee sessions to 1-1s with direct reports.

  • If one task on your todo list could be automatically completed, what would it be and why?
  • What do you wish others understood about your team or org?
  • What do you wish others understood about your job/role specifically?
  • Fill in the blank: “if only _____”
  • What surprised you in the past week?

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