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4. Asia Institute of Mentoring Blk 71 A yer Rajah Crescent #06 - 04 Singapore 139951 a sia instituteofmentoring. com P a g e | 4 Hypothetical/Situational ( continued) : • You accidentally eat some radioactive vegetables. They were good, and what's even cooler is that they endow you with the super - power of your choice! What is that power? • You just got a free plane ticket to anywhere. You must depart right now. Where are y ou going? • If you could invent anything to solve a problem, it would be... • If you could choose to stay a certain age forever, what age would it be? • If you knew the world was ending in 2020 , what would you do differently? • If you could learn to do anything, wha t would it be? • If you had to work on only one project for the next year, what would it be? • If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? What would you do with the rest of the money? • You are going to a deserted island (with no electricity and internet connection) and you can take 3 things. What are they? • If you could spend the day with any celebrity, who would it be? What was the last... • Movie you saw • Book you read • Concert you attended

3. Asia Institute of Mentoring Blk 71 A yer Rajah Crescent #06 - 04 Singapore 139951 a sia instituteofmentoring. com P a g e | 3 List of Ice Breaker Questions Other ( continued ) : • Have you ever had something happen to you that you thought was bad, but it turned out to be for the best? • What's the biggest problem facing the world right now, in your opinion? If you alone could solve it, how would you do it? • Cook in or eat out? • Describe your closet. • What's the worst place y ou've ever been to? Favorites: • Subject in school • Movie • Band • Song (Top most played songs right now) • Book • Restaurant • Food • Animal • Blog • Website • TV Show • Quote • Thing to spend money on • Indoor/outdoor activity • Season • Sport to watch • Drink • Game • Candy • Travel destination Hypothetical/Situational: • If you could interview anyone in history, who would it be and why? What one or two questions would you want to ask? • If you could meet anyone on this earth, who would it be? • If you are outside, what are you most likely doing? • Do you prefer to be behind the camera or in front of it? • If you could have done anything else in life as a career, what would it have been?

2. Asia Institute of Mentoring Blk 71 A yer Rajah Crescent #06 - 04 Singapore 139951 a sia instituteofmentoring. com P a g e | 2 List of Ice Breaker Questions Professional Outlook (continued) : • What are you most excited about in relation to your job this year? • What's the single most important factor that you would change about your job? • What is the most significant factor, that the organization has control over, that interferes with your success? • What is the single most significant factor, that the organization controls, that is fueling your success? Other: • How do you describe what you do for a living to your friends? To strangers at a party? • What's a goal you have for yourself this year? • If you could vacation anywhere in the world, where would you go? • What is the single best decision you have made in your life so far? • What's the best meal you've ever had? • What's the best gift you've ever given? And what's the best gift you've ever received • Do you have a pet(s)? • Do you have a collection of anything? • Who do you consider a hero? • What is your current desktop picture? • What technology innovation made the most impact on your life and why? What innovation do you like the l east and why? • If you didn't have to worry about your job and lack of time, which side project would you start? • Who was your favorite schoolteacher or college professor? Why? • Best compliment you have received? • Best advice you have ever received? • What is the habit you are proudest of breaking or want to break? • What's your favorite material object that you already own? • What item, that you don't have already, would you most like to own? • Describe one of your proudest moments. • What is something you learned in the last week? • What was the last experience that made you a stronger person? • What interest haven't you pursued, but have always wanted to and what draws you to it? • Describe your perfec t day off. • Most important quality in a friend. • What's the strangest thing you have ever eaten? • What is the most memorable class you have ever taken? • What's the most unusual job you've ever had? • Morning or night person? • List of Ice Breaker Questions

1. Asia Institute of Mentoring Blk 71 A yer Rajah Crescent #06 - 04 Singapore 139951 a sia instituteofmentoring. com P a g e | 1 List of Ice Breaker Questions General Introduction: • Confirm their name. This most basic question is also one of the most important. Be sure to ask for clarification of pronunciation if you need it. • Tell me about your job /company - What do you do? Describe your different responsibilities. • How long have you worked f or X? Tell me about your career and how you got to where you are. • Tell me about your educational background. • What languages do you speak? Personal: • I see you're located in X. Have you always lived in X? • Tell me about your family. • How do you spend your free time? • What ability or skill do you most wish you had (that you don't have already)? • Greatest weakness? • Greatest strength/Strongest attribute? • What challenges have you faced in getting to where you are? • What lessons have you learned from your success es and failures? • What values drive your actions? • What are you passionate about? • Who has been the biggest influence in your life? • Who inspires you? • Do you have any pet peeves? • What unique skills and competencies do you possess? • If you were to create a sloga n for your life, what would it be? (Example: Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow, we all die.) Professional Outlook: • What do you like about your job? What gives you the greatest sense of job satisfaction? • What aspects of it do you find challenging? • Des cribe the area of responsibility that you find most frustrating. • What helps you most in your work? • What hinders you from achieving your goals? • Are you happy in your present job? Why? Why not? • Do you travel? If so, do you enjoy it? • What does a typical day look like for you? • What's your dream job? • What is the most important personal attribute you bring to your job? • Where do you see yourself in the short - term (3 - 5 yrs.)? • Where do you see yoursel f in the long - term (5+ yrs.)?


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