12 Thought Provoking Leadership Questions

12 Thought Provoking Leadership Questions

Talyaa Vardar, MA, FCPC, PCC
Talyaa Vardar, MA, FCPC, PCC
Executive Coach, Psychologist & Art Therapist

Coaching Questions Help to Grow Your Leadership Personally & Professionally! Coaching is a powerful partnership that is hugely impactful in leadership development. Professional coaches are specially trained to ask questions that stretch the person’s perspective and light up their blind spots.

Leadership is a journey. Some of us has it in their bones where others become leaders later in life as they face situations where they have to learn and practice. Whether you are a natural born leader or learned to become one later in life, one thing is for sure that you need to keep developing yourself.

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Who are you as a leader?

Who do you want to be as a leader? Getting clear on the answers to these questions will help you and your team to embody and bring more leadership into your personal/professional life.

Authentic leaders have a habit of self reflection as staying true to who they really are and who they are becoming is important to them. They know that when you come to the same office everyday, there is a tendency to become mediocre without notice. Therefore they keep asking themselves self-reflective questions or they hire coaches who will ask them these questions! Self awareness is a core value for them. The following self-reflective questions exercise may offer new perspectives on how you see your leadership contributing in your life and work.

And as you answer the questions below, take a moment to notice how your own answers resonate with you. You know what; these questions make fabulous leadership journal prompts  so grab your journal and write a few sentences!

Coaching questions that will help you developing yours and your people’s leadership skills:

  • What are your top three strengths that you practice the most as a leader?
  • What are your bottom three strengths that you haven’t been able to practice?
  • What is your leadership vision?
  • Who do you want to become when you are the best version of yourself?
  • What is your leadership philosophy?
  • What kind of a leader do you need to become?
  • What do you need to adjust to create the impact that you want to see?
  • What do you need to change in yourself and leave behind?
  • If you were one of your team members that were led by your current self, would you be satisfied?
  • If we ask your future self about the lessons that are learned, what would your future self tell us?
  • What are you noticing as you answer these questions?
  • With this new awareness, what are you willing to do differently as of today?


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