25 Questions for Your Self-Leadership Checkup

You cannot learn how to lead others effectively until you have learned how to lead yourself effectively.  That’s why it’s helpful periodically to perform a self-leadership checkup.

self-leadership checkup

You have people who rely on you for leadership.  Whether it’s your family or your firm, there are people who look to you for guidance.  So you owe it to them to know how to lead yourself.

But most people do not know who they are, what’s important to them, or how they want to live their lives.  As a result, they don’t know how to lead themselves.  And they don’t know how to lead others either.

Here’s a list of 25 questions you can use to perform a self-leadership checkup.  So you can know how to lead yourself.  And how to lead others.




  1. Who do you think you are?
  2. Who do you want to be?
  3. Who are you—really?
  4. Who can you become?
  5. Who can you help?




  1. What do you do?
  2. What do you want to do?
  3. What should you be doing?
  4. What could you do that would really make a difference?
  5. What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?




  1. Where are you going?
  2. Where do you want to go?
  3. Where should you be going?
  4. Where is your ultimate destination?
  5. Where should your life direct others to?




  1. How do you live your life?
  2. How do you want to live your life?
  3. How should you live your life?
  4. How can you change?
  5. How can you impact others?




  1. Why are you here?
  2. Why does it matter?
  3. Why should you change?
  4. Why should you care?
  5. Why should I believe you will do anything differently as a result of reading these questions?


If you ask yourself these questions, you will understand yourself better.  As a result, you will be able to lead yourself and others better.  And it all starts with doing a self-leadership checkup.


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