The Inquiring Consultant Series

Marilee Adams, Ph.D. People typically call on consultants (internal or external) when they have problems and want help fixing them. Sometimes they’ve already decided what the right solution is and just want validation or else they want help implementing the idea they already think is right. Often, however, the way they’re framing the problem actually …

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TRI-C: A CAMPUSWIDE™ “CULTURE OF INQUIRY”

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Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) is Ohio’s oldest and largest public community college, and has provided high-quality and affordable education and training to over 800,000 residents and employees of the community in over 140 degree and certificate programs. Located in Northeast Ohio, the College has five campuses, two Corporate College sites, and other facilities throughout Cuyahoga …

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The Inquiring Consultant Series

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Recently I’ve been having some fascinating conversations with colleagues who’ve participated in the Inquiry Institute’s Chief Question Officer (CQO) Certificate Program. We’ve been discussing their experiences bringing Question Thinking approaches to the organizations with which they work, either as internal or external consultants or as coaches. I’ll be sharing many of these conversations with you …

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Where You Stumble, There Your Treasure Is

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Many of the biggest advances in my life began with so-called failures, which usually hurt at the time. Even learning to walk, for all of us, began with falling down and getting back up until we didn’t fall any more. Most memorable literature follows an arc that begins with failure, upset, or breakdown—followed by perseverance …

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Q-Storming® for Breakthroughs Webinar

Q-Storming® for Breakthroughs Webinar Three sessions: July 29, August 5 & 12 Are you looking for a reliable, collaborative, energizing process for breakthrough thinking and results? That’s what you get with Q-Storming! Join us for this 3-session webinar to learn the basics. Click here to register What is Q-Storming? Q-Storming® is a proven method for …

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Teaching That Changes Lives Awarded IPPY Gold Medal

We have some exciting news! Teaching That Changes Lives: 12 Mindset Tools that Ignite the Love of Learning just won an IPPY Gold Medal in the Education II category! Click here to see the award listings. Teaching that Changes Lives is in Category #44. Launched in 1996 and conducted each year to honor the year’s …

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Chief Question Officer Article in Huffington Post

Exciting news! Check out this Huffington Post article about our Chief Question Officer program. The author, Ilana Greene, writes for business venues like Forbes, Fortune.com and USA Today. She interviewed Kim and me about the Inquiry Institute’s Question Thinking work and this article was the result. Here’s how it begins: Does Your Company Need a …

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