Favorite Interview Questions

Lenny's favorite interview questions from 100 of his podcast quests.

  1. To what do you attribute your success and you can't say luck?
  2. What's the hardest thing you've ever done?
  3. A group of scientists have invented a teleportation device. They've hired you to bring this to market. What do you do? (Follow up: you can only ask two questions)
  4. Describe a time when you're part of a controversial product decision.
  5. Tell me about something you're most proud of.
  6. How do you navigate ambiguity?
  7. What unfair secrets have you learned to improve the velocity and energy level of a product?
  8. Fast forward three years, what's different about you then?
  9. What would your siblings say about you?
  10. Tell me about a time when something went wrong.
  11. What's something that everyone takes for granted that you think is essentially hogwash or inaccurate?
  12. Tell me something you did that worked out but not for the reason you thought it would.
  13. What limitations have you learned about yourself in how you work?
  14. Tell me about a time that you delivered something impactful.