Here is the list of great ice breaks and questions to ask women that I spoke about on my podcast (Ask Women Podcast Listen Here). The list is from an article written by:a writer for Forbes.
I thought this was a great list of non generic questions to ask.
Here are 55 questions you might want to try:
Any upcoming travel plans?
What brought you here?
How do you two know each other?
When you’re not working, how do you like to spend your time?
What are you reading currently?
What’s the first concert you attended?
Where do you most hope to visit?
What’s your favorite book?
What’s your favorite 90’s show?
What’s the best Halloween costume you’ve ever had?
What’s your dream job?
What’s your favorite word?
What was your first job?
What’s one thing you’re excited about that’s coming up in 2018?
What was the worst job you’ve ever had?
What is your most-used emoji?
If you could win an Olympic medal for any sport, real or fake, what would it be?
If you could change your name, what would it be?
What movie or TV show title best describes your week?
What was your favorite subject in school?
What’s your hidden talent?
If you had to eat one thing for every meal going forward, what would you eat?
If someone were to play you in a movie, who would you want it to be?
If you could spend a day in someone else’s shoes, whose would they be? Why?
What’s one thing your mother/father taught you that completely changed your life?
What’s been on your mind lately?
What’s the first career you dreamed of having as a kid?
What’s the last text you sent?
What’s one of your favorite memories?
What’s one thing about you that surprises people?
Who, or what, was your biggest teacher?
What was something you’ve done that made you feel extreme happiness?
Knowing what you know now, what advice would you give your 18-year-old self?
If you could instantly become an expert in something, what would it be?
What does success mean to you?
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What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
Where is your happy place?
If you could invite 3 people, dead or alive, to a dinner party, who would they be, and why?
How can someone win a gold star with you?
What energizes you and brings you excitement?
What qualities do you value in the people with whom you spend time?
For what would you be famous?
What does your dream day look like?
If you didn’t have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time?
What’s your guilty pleasure?
At what job would you be terrible?
If you had to choose only 3 adjectives to describe yourself, which would you choose?
What do you give a damn about?
What is a dream you have that you’ve yet to achieve?
What’s something you say you’ll do, but never will?
What did you have to give up to achieve your current level of success?
Has anything ever happened to you that you could not, and cannot, explain?
Do you ever find there are things about you that people misunderstand? What are they?
For what are you most grateful today?
If you could have one ‘do over’ in your life, what would you do differently?
Of what are you most afraid?
Great ice breakers are wonderful for starting a conversation. BUT what do you do after? Where do you take the conversation and how do you make that conversation go in the direction you want it to? Click here to find out what to next 🙂