Sample Interview Questions

  1. What was your career path to becoming an expert in leadership development and workplace relationships? (answer: 45 seconds)
  2. What do you see as the biggest issues in 21st Century organizations? (answer: 30 seconds)
  3. How can we be helped to learn about handling conflict at work? (answer: 40 seconds)
  4. Is it ever possible to stop office politics? (answer: 30 seconds)
  5. What do you mean when you talk about “practicing safe stress”? (answer: 45 seconds)
  6. How can the economically induced stress we are all experiencing be handled more effectively?
    (answer: 45 seconds)
  7. What do you mean when you say we bring our family experiences to the workplace?
    (answer: 45 seconds)
  8. How do your principles apply to the “gotcha game” we see in the presidential race? (45 seconds)
  9. How do you quantify the ROI for the type of consulting you do? (45 seconds)
  10. Why are so many people miserable in their jobs and feel disengaged at work? (45 seconds)

Don’t Bring It to Work:
Breaking the Family Patterns that Limit Success
By Sylvia Lafair
Jossey-Bass an Imprint of Wiley
March 20, 2009
$24.95; Hardcover
ISBN-13: 978-0-470-40436-2