Team / Individual Sharing

Team / Individual Sharing

This is a list of discussion and/or sharing topics that range from the simple and mundane to some of the meaty questions you ponder.  The general idea is to learn about more about the men who make up your team and their lives.  This provides you more insight to an individual man and his personal experiences.  These topics/questions can be used in a variety of ways.  For example, your team may choose to select a particular question prior to the meeting and have each man take a few minutes in sharing their response with the team.  Or you may decide to have each man select one of his choosing and share with the team.  Possibilities are endless.

  • What’s the scariest thing that ever happened to you?

  • Can you tell us about a time when you were completely committed to what you were doing?

  • Tell about the oddest meal you ever had.

  • What’s your favorite possession? Talk about a time when you got it, when you used it and share the joy it gives you.

  • Describe a traffic incident in which you were completely and absolutely right and the other guy was completely and absolutely wrong.

  • Tell about a time you feared for your life.

  • Tell a story about when the sex was really great.

  • Tell about a time when you knew you loved the person you were with.

  • Tell about something that happened today.

  • Describe an incident that made you feel the world is a place of joy and beauty.

  • Tell a story about being very, very, very late.

  • Tell about a conversation that happened yesterday.

  • Describe one of your favorite birthday’s.

  • Describe a perfect dinner you attended or held.

  • Tell about when you first heard someone close to you was dying.

  • Tell about a time you were so angry that you were not thinking.

  • Tell about something that happened less than four hours ago.

  • Talk about a task you wish you could do over.

  • Tell about a time in high school or grade school when you first began to see your place in the world.

  • Describe an incident that made you feel the world is sad place.

  • What is the earliest memory you have (not story, but memory)?

  • If you were told that you had 3 months to live, how would you spend that time?

  • What is your vision for where you want to be 10 years? What will you do with your time, where would you live, who or what kind of people will you spend the most time with, what have you accomplished?

  • Were you ever arrested? Tell us about it.

  • What happened in your life that you are most ashamed of? Embarrassed about?

  • If you could change something in your life, what would it be?

  • What happened in your life that you are most proud of?

  • What would your last meal be, if you could choose it?

  • What is the most insightful movie you’ve seen and what about it resonated with you?

  • What are the places that you have learned to “not go” with certain men?

  • Tell about your most satisfying monitoring experience.

  • Who is the most significant person in your life, growing up, and why?

  • What would cause you to discard a friend, forever?

  • What is the bravest thing you ever did?

  • Can you tell us about a time you chose to take a huge risk?

  • Can you tell us about a time you gave up?

  • Can you tell us about a time when you risked your life, or injury?

  • To whom would you give a kidney?

  • Have you ever saved a life?

  • Have you ever saved anyone from injury or hurt? If not, ever failed to?

  • What are you gaining by not pursuing your passion? (safety? fear of failure?, etc.)

  • Think of a time when you were so committed to something that you absolutely knew the outcome and the possibility of failure was not even in your thoughts. What was it?

  • If you had a patron, someone who would support you to do what you dream, what would you do?

  • What was your biggest regret? How might living your passion have changed the outcome?

  • What has been or is getting in the way of you living your passions? And what are you going to do about it?

  • Who is responsible for any passions you aren’t living? And what are you going to do about it?

  • Can you tell us about a time where it has it served you not to live your passions?

  • What single thing is most important thing to you that you want to do in the next 12 months? And what are you going to do to ensure that you do it? Is it a passion of yours? Is it going to happen?

  • Are you excited when you get up in the morning? If not, what would need to change to make that happen?

  • Are you happy? If yes, how has living your passions helped make you happy? If not, how has not living your passions made you unhappy?

  • Think of the happiest people you know. Are they living their passions? Do you think living their passions has a lot to do with their happiness?

  • Who are your heroes? Do you think they live their passions? Do you think that part of the reason they are your heroes is because they live their passion?

  • How do you identify your passions? Do you let your assumptions about what’s possible temper your dreams?

  • Do you let partial success diminish your drive to pursue a passion? Does this feel like failure?
  • Can you share in the passions of others? Does their enthusiasm infect and inspire you?

  • Do you live your life striving for security and comfort?

  • Do you despair of failure or embarrassment?

  • Do you bask in the glow of compliments from those around you, or can you compliment yourself?

  • Do you have a financial plan? An estate plan?

  • Name a time when you made a decision and the outcome was not as you expected. Were others depending on you for a successful outcome? How did you sit with that disappointment? How did you come through it?

  • What do you fear and what scares you the most about it?

  • Name a time when you delayed deciding or left door open to revision and would have been better off making the call.

  • How do you feel when others decide immediately or delay decisions on issues that impact you?

  • Do you, in general, make snap decisions or leave things undecided as long as possible? Rate yourself 1-10 (10 is “I decide everything immediately.” & 1 is “I delay everything as much as possible, always.”).

  • How would you like to be remembered – by family and friends; by your team and NoM?
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