The Appreciative Inquiry list serve compiled a list of “best” questions.

  • What do you love about your life?
  • When you do what you love, what’s happening? What conditions are present?
  • What is the best of all worlds?
  • What do you most like about yourself?
  • What are the best things happening in your life now?
  • What brought you life today? What brings you life?
  • What is really working well in your life right now?
  • What changes have you made that have positively impacted your life?
  • What have you seen lately that inspired you?
  • Who was the last person to make you smile?
  • If things were working at their best, what would be happening?
  • If this employee was working at his/her best, what would they be doing?
  • If this team was working at its best, what would be going on? What would the team be doing? How would they be working with each other?
  • What kind of a village/school/organization would you like to leave for your children and grandchildren?
  • What kind of an ancestor would you like to be?
  • What is your version of a more livable world?
  • What’s the coolest things you learned today?
  • What nice thing did you do for someone today?
  • What nice thing did someone do for you?

Add your best questions in the comments section below.