25 Keys to Developing Success Skills and Values in Children

Questioning helps thinking. Thinking leads to discovery. Question about self leads to self – discovery. Self awareness is the best formula for success.

1. What can we learn from this?
2. What do you think we should do?
3. Will you teach me how to do this?
4. How do you feel about this? What are you learning from those feelings?
5. What did you learn from answering this question?
6. What two or three things that we can learn from that person / event / situation?
7. What areas of your performance are you most pleased with?
8. In what ways are you planning to be different in the next month or year?
9. What do you feel are your greatest attributes?
10. What have you done today that you would like to acknowledge yourself for?
11. What will likely happen if you do that? Are those the results you want most?
12. What are the other ways of doing this?
13. How do you think so-and-so will feel if you do this/ do it this way?
14. Who else will benefit if you do that?
15. What do you think is the best way to handle this?
16. In What other ways could we solve this problem?
17. What do you think would happen if we did it this way?
18. What would be the value / consequences of that option?
19. What part of that decision are you most comfortable about? Most uncomfortable about?
20. When have you done similar work excellently? Which resources you used?
21. What are you most looking forward to in completing this occasions/ task /project/ day/ week?
22. What do you like in your friends? Would you like to have all those positive qualities in you. How will you develop them?
23. In what ways will you like to be different than your father/ mother? In what ways similar?
24. How can you achieve something today that you will be proud of? What will that be? What did you achieve today that you are proud of?
25. What would you do IF… (fell ill before exam; didn’t perform well in this test; friends pressurize you for smoking; mummy is very angry; friend asked for cheating in the exam; neighbors are asking for help etc.)?