The following questions are a great  guide for any personal interview of an hour to 90-minutes in length. It is helpful to give these to a subject as food for thought in advance.

Gaye and Hartley Anderson family circa 1952 (Evalogue.Life founder's parents)
Gaye and Hartley Anderson family circa 1952 (Evalogue.Life founder’s parents)
  1. Where were you born?
  2. Tell me about your childhood, what was the best part? Worst?
  3. Who was the most influential person in your life?
  4. What is your profession and why?
  5. What was the happiest time of your life?
  6. Tell about a time when you didn’t know if you would make it.
  7. Who is the love of your life and how did you meet?*
  8. What is your passion (or a favorite hobby?)
  9. What is your favorite memory of me?
  10. What do you value most and why?

* Professional interviewer’s note: starting an interview by asking how two people met is a great ice breaker!

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