16 Q's PURPOSE: SELF ACTUALIZATION/SHARING
I. What does the word ‘communication’ mean to you personally?
II. Relating to your personal experience, can you describe a memory or a pivotal moment/situation in which communication surfaced as an overall theme?
III. On a scale of one to ten, how do you rate yourself as a communicator?
IV. What do you think your team/family/friends would say about you, if they were in your place now? How do you think they would rate you as a communicator?
V. If you were asked to give a synonym for communication, one word only, what would it be?
VI. From a professional point of view, how does communication affect your daily work? In other words, how does it affect your career objectives? Your ambition? Your interaction with colleagues, professionals, employees?
VII. What frustrates you the most in your role as a ‘communicator’ (read, colleague, father, mother, brother, sister, partner, friend)?
VIII. Which aspects of communication (verbal and non-verbal) are you most passionate about and why?
IX. Which areas of communication would you want to improve in?
X. Reflecting on your personal development thus far (your growth: past & present) how effective are you, or have you been in communicating your goals, your knowledge, your desires, your hopes, your dreams?
XI. Has there been a change in how you communicate now as opposed to how you have communicated in the past, when you were younger?
XII. Has there ever been a time when you were unable to communicate effectively? What happened and what did you do to save the situation?
XIII. Can you talk about the toughest challenge you have faced in your life/career to date? What was it and how did you communicate during this opportunity for introspection?
XIV. Looking into the future, which role do you feel communication will play globally in the arts, economics, politics, society, technology, overall?
XV. If you were asked to show an image, a symbol which, in your opinion, would best represents communication, what would it be?
XVI. And last but not least: What is your favourite song and why?
All You need is One listener!