Inspired by the 9/11 tragedy, Giesen’s book provides 200 thought-provoking questions about our lives, our dreams, and about the people that matter the most to us. This book will take you on a powerful journey through your precious life and bring you to a greater appreciation of who you are, where you have been and where you are headed. In addition to the insightful self-reflection this book offers, Creating Authenticity can be used to stimulate authentic and meaningful conversation with the people who are significant in your life.

Sample Questions:
·What is one of your biggest regrets in your life?
·What qualities do your closest friends have in common?
·What accomplishments in your life are you most proud of and why?
·What bad habits would you like to rid yourself of the most?
·When was the last time you felt most alive? What happened? ·What do you find attractive in other people?

Volume 1 ISBN 0-9721114-0-9


The most effective leaders are those who lead by a set of core values that reflect both who they want to be in the world and the contribution that they want to make. These leaders show up in all endeavors as the same person guided by the same principles. They truly want to make a difference in the world and in the lives of those they touch. This book of 200 powerful, thought-provoking questions provides the avenue to help all leaders better understand themselves and who they are as leaders.

Sample Questions:
·Who has had the greatest impact on you as al leader and in what ways?
·What past mistakes have impacted you for the better as a leader?
·What do you most want to be remembered for as a leader?
·What advice could you most use right now as a leader?
·When is leadership fun for you?
·What was your very first leadership experience?

Volume 2 ISBN 0-9721114-1-7

Author's Bio: 

Greg Giesen is a keynote speaker, management consultant, conflict mediator, a teambuilder, an author and a faculty member at the University of Denver. He is also the lead facilitator for the program, Leading from Within.