Here are my suggestions:
- How did you get started?
- Why did you choose this role?
- Who were your heroes?
- What motivates you?
- How do you manage your time?
- How do you maintain your energy levels?
- How do you your manage work / life balance?
- How do you deal with failure?
- How do you choose your priorities?
- What does a good day look like for you?
- Who inspires you, now?
- Have you ever read anything that has had a profound impact on your life?
- Do you read a newspaper? Other news sources? What do you look for?
- What is the best advice you have ever been given?
Working with Others
- How do you build good relationships with colleges / customers?
- How do you motivate other people?
- What are your biggest challenges right now?
- How do you want to be remembered?
What have I missed? What would you ask your heroes?