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Collaborative Consulting: The Inquiry Phase

“The most important thing we do as consultants is inquiry.  The key point is that the way we know is fateful.  The questions we ask, the things that we choose to focus on; the topics that we choose determine what we find.  What we find becomes the data and the story out of which we dialogue about and envision the future.  And so, the seeds of change are implicit in the very first questions we ask.”  —David Cooperrider

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