20 Powerful Questions That Will Help You Succeed in Life and Business

Curated by Paul Helmick

I’m a Technology CEO and Experienced Entrepreneur. I love helping people use technology to grow their business.

  • I’m always inspired by the thoughtful writing in Inc Magazine and have read it cover to cover for many many years now
  • I’ve learned that being asked and, asking of yourself, hard questions is a wonderful and powerful way to grow
  • Here are 20 great questions from their article – one of which will surely hit home get you thinking about a valuable way to improve your life
  • Keep it your phone or print it off – and when you have a quiet moment think about some of these questions and enjoy – I hope you have a great week!


  1. What would you love to accomplish or do more of?
  2. What is the first change you would start to make?
  3. What would you need to include MORE of in your life?
  4. What would you need to have LESS of in your life?
  5. What could you be happy about if you chose to be?
  6. What’s in the way?
  7. What action would you take, if you knew you could not possibly fail?
  8. What are you putting up with that goes against your values?
  9. What does your intuition tell you about this?
  10. What rules do you have that are getting in the way?
  11. Is your declared goal pulling you forward or are you struggling to reach it?
  12. Will this choice move you forward or keep you stuck?
  13. What lies are you telling yourself that usually limits your progress?
  14. What truth could you be speaking into your life to empower you?
  15. What’s stopping you from taking action?
  16. What is the first step and the next step?
  17. What is life asking you to do differently?
  18. What will you have to give up in order to make room for your goals?
  19. What needs your immediate attention?
  20. What might make the difference that could change everything?


Via Inc Magazine