Motivation Interview Questions

Tell me about a hurdle which got in the way of achieving an ambitious goal. How did you go about overcoming it?
Tell me about a time when you willingly volunteered for a task. Also, why were you so interested in this specific task?
Describe a project you were involved in that really excited you? How long did that feeling last?
Tell me about a goal you achieved which at some points seems hopeless? Why did you keep going on?
Describe a work related goal that you have set for yourself?
Can you tell me at least three things that you have done in the past year to improve yourself, both business-wise and competency wise?
Tell me about a time when you and your whole team were demoralized for some reason. What do you do to raise spirits?
Would you regard yourself as a self-starter? Can you give me a recent example where you displayed this quality?