One Minute of Fame

By Donna Messer




I believe that no one ever really knows who we are. Please take the time to fill in the questions below. I’ll edit it and get it back to you in an editorial style. This is your “One Minute of Fame”.

Please provide me with all the details you can on the following questions.

First Name:

Last Name:


Birth Date
(we don’t need the year if you’re not comfortable sharing it)

Where were you born?

What's your W3?

  1. Who are you?

  2. What do you need?

  3. What skills, contacts and resources are you willing to share?

  4. What do you like to do?

  5. What are your special interests and hobbies?

  6. Do you have a special skill?

  7. What’s your favourite charity?

  8. Are you actively involved in volunteer work? Where?

  9. Do you belong to any associations, organizations or groups?

  10. What is the accomplishment you're most proud of?

  11. What is your wildest dream?

    Have you read any books that have had an impact on you?
    Please tell me which books and what insight they have given you. If you have a favourite author, please tell me.

    Do you have a Mentor?
    Often we have people in our lives that have helped us move forward on our journey through life. If you have people like that within your life, please let me know. What did they teach you and has it helped you to become a mentor?

    Which five words do you feel would best describe you?
    Name them and explain how you would use those words.

    What do you feel is your greatest achievement and why?
    This about what you’ve accomplished with your family, your career and in your life and tell me about it.

    Do you have a favourite artist? A favourite actor/actress?
    Tell me who it is and why you are drawn to them?

    How would you like to be remembered?
    Think about what you would like people to say about you after you’ve left this world.

    Who do you most admire and why?
    Think about some of the people in this world that have impacted your life or your view of life.

    Do you have a favourite pastime?
    Think about what you do when you aren’t working – tell me what it is that you do.

    What is your favourite season and why?
    Think about what makes you happy – new growth, soft breezes, crisp snow, fall colours.

    Do you have a favourite memory?
    It’s hard to pick one, but clear your mind and think about some time in your life when you were just beaming – when life was good and happiness was yours.

    Use your imagination and describe what the perfect day is for you.
    Be expansive in your description – how does it feel, what are you doing.

    Do you support a particular cause?
    Are you supportive of kids, animals, the environment - tell me what you care about.

    If you could have any talent what would it be?
    Give this some thought, it can be anything special skill or talent you wish for.

    Do you have a favourite or sentimental personal possession?
    It could be jewelry, china, anything that has some memory attached.

    What makes you laugh?
    It is situations, people or stories?

    What is your favourite type of music?
    Jazz, rock, country, contemporary – who is your favourite singer/musician.

    Do you have pets that are/were special in your life  – tell me about them.
    Animals add another dimension to our lives – share your story.

    Do you have a pet peeve?
    What drives you crazy?

    What is the best advice you have ever received?
    What was it and have you followed that advice?

    What is most important to you?
    Share your views, expand on your thoughts.




This is your opportunity to let your family, your friends and your colleagues see the real you. Only share what’s comfortable, but realize that most of us never let anyone see who we truly are. Take the time to share what we care about and what we’ve done the might make a difference to our world in some small way. This is your chance to have one minute of fame.

The profile developed will be yours to use as you please. Parts of it will be used in media releases, articles and for public relations.

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