Inquiry Institute; Great results begin with great questions.



Over 300,000 copies sold; in 20 languages!

“Provides an invaluable road map for helping you truly understand the best way to get to the core of the issues you face. A high-impact read for every human resource and leadership development professional.”
Steve Miranda, Global HR expert and former CHRO, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)


“If you want to master the art of coaching, you have to master asking great questions. One of the fastest ways to crack open any situation is to use the surgical precision of a smart question. There is no question that Marilee Adams’s book is your go-to resource.”
David Goldsmith, Executive Director of 7 Paths Forward





Upcoming Events

June 6 – Ninth Annual Key Executive Leadership Conference, American University, Washington, D.C.; Dr. Marilee Adams will present a session titled, “Inquiring Leadership: Fast Track for Innovation, Engagement & Change.” This workshop will provide an experiential and practical introduction to the mindsets, skills, practices, thinking and communication styles, and “ways of being” of Inquiring leaders. (use this link to hyperlink from the title of Marilee’s session –

June 27 – “The Art of Living Well” Series, Hopewell Theater, Dr. Marilee Adams will present her groundbreaking method, the Q-Solv(TM) Approach, a thinking and communication strategy that helps individuals get more successful results. Click here for more information and to buy tickets.

October Workshops

Oct. 1 – Change Your Questions, Change Your Results – BASICS

Oct. 1-2 – Change Your Questions, Change Your Results – ADVANCED

Oct. 1-4 – Chief Question Officer Certificate Program

Oct. 5 – Q-Storming® for Breakthroughs

Oct. 5-6 – Learner Community Event

Click here for details and registration.