Weekly Show Prep – 8/6/18

A series of quick questions can spice up the monotony of your show! I suggest writing out a quick questions each day in your show prep. Use these for people calling in with questions, requests or comments. Ask them a quick question and save the call. Once you get 3-4 solid answers, you can use your listener’s audio to setup a call in discussion. Try it after you’ve had a heavy topic on the air for the last 20 min to change up the texture of your show!

Which film was better than it’s book? (Top 3?)

What’s the longest line you ever waited in?

What’s the strangest place you’ve been on a date?

Is a church without broken people a broken church?

What have you mistakenly blamed your kids for destroying?

Buying your first house can be rough! What did you learn the hard way after your first home purchase?

Our kids think Fortnite or Minecraft are the best video games ever. What game do you think is far superior?

What was the biggest surprise you ever pulled off?

When have you had to put life on hold for something much more important than your booming career?

If you had to live in the last movie you watched where would you be living?

Have you ever let your kids name your pet and regretted it?

What’s genuinely harder for you forgiving someone or trusting someone?

Tell me about your SECOND CAREER? Tell me about the changes you needed to reinvent yourself?

If it was completely up to your first child, what would your second child’s name have been?

Have you ever had to give your kids’ grandparent a ‘time-out’? (Have you ever had to tell your parents how to parent your kid!)

We love to tell stories and we love to ask questions. What you’ll realize is when you ask questions and you actually listen to the answers – you can do follow up questions to go deeper. That’s how you get to the real stories!

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We’ll share more quick questions like these NEXT WEEK right here on the CMB site! – Scott Herrold & Jayar Reeves

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