Did you know that your thoughts and behaviors are driven by questions? If you want to understand how to manage your thinking and make better decisions, which leads to more powerful actions, tune in to learn how to build your “question thinking” strategy.
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About Marilee Adams, Ph.D.
Marilee Adams, Ph.D. is an author, organizational consultant and facilitator, executive coach, and professional speaker. She is the founder and president of the Inquiry Institute, a consulting, coaching, and educational organization. Dr. Adams is also an Adjunct Professor in the School of Public Affairs at American University in the Key Executive Leadership Program and is part of the faculty of the Institute for Life Coach Training, the Adler Institute, and Expedition Coaching, and is a coach with the Society of Organizational Learning.
Dr. Adams’ books include Change Your Questions, Change Your Life: 12 Powerful Tools for Leadership, Coaching and Life, 3rd edition (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2016) and The Art of the Question: A Guide to Short-Term Question-Centered Therapy (John Wiley & Sons, 1998) and Teaching that Changes Lives: 12 Mindset Tools for Igniting the Love of Learning (Berrett-Koehler, 2013) and won a Gold Medal IPPY Publishers Award. Change Your Questions, Change Your Life is an Amazon #1 Bestseller in Learning in Organizations and Business and has sold about 200,000 copies in 18 languages.
Dr. Adams works and speaks in the private and public sector for Fortune 500 companies, major government agencies, international consulting firms, and leading universities. Her clients include Ameriprise, AREVA, Inc., Brother Int’l, DHL, Johnson & Johnson, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Lockheed Martin; the Social Security Administration, the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Navy, NASA Goddard, the National Defense University (NDU), U.S. Departments of Treasury, Interior, and Education; Toronto General Hospital, Booz Allen, Organizational Development Network, Society for Human Resource Management; Georgetown McDonough School of Business, George Mason University, Harvard University, and Princeton University, among many others.
Dr. Adams holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Fielding Graduate University.
Our hyperconnected world offers constant distractions. Yet, as coaches and entrepreneurs, it’s important to focus and bring our best selves to all we do.
In his best-selling book, Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, Cal Newport shares the results of his recent research on the power of focus and lays out some key strategies that will help us all. In this episode, we’d like to share some of those insights with you.
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Take time to create a robust vision for your New Year. As January 1, 2020, rapidly approaches, it's important to look toward what's just around the corner. Now is a perfect time to not only examine yourself but also your businesses and your clients. We're not just talking about goals. Today, we invite you to go deeper into your calling. Not just the "what" but "how" to go about it. Plus, "who" you need to become in the New Year. So start w/ clean slate. And approach New Year's goals a bit differently.
Let God take His Divine Paintbrush and paint a new vision!
It's that time again -- with the 9th issue of Opening the Mailbox, we answer your most-asked questions.
You'll walk away with knowledge on:
1) How to manage your personal and professional personas on Facebook, so you can maximize one of the greatest marketing tools of the decade.
2) Holiday Marketing: how you can reach out and get noticed over the holidays when everyone is so distracted.
3) How to take notes, while being fully present and fully engaged in listening to your clients.
4) How to keep clients on track, when they go off on tangents, so they can achieve the goal they came into coaching to achieve.