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?
If you’re looking for more decent questions, here are some related posts:
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- My favorite random 1-1 questions
- Non-fluffy brainstorming questions for long term career planning
- Discussion topics for development teams
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