Michael Reddington

Executive Resource, Certified Forensic Interviewer, Author
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Meet Michael

Michael Reddington is an expert at moving people from resistance to commitment. He is an executive resource, Certified Forensic Interviewer, President of InQuasive, Inc., and author of The Disciplined Listening Method.

Michael’s public speaking career began in his teenage years as he travelled around New England educating audiences on the benefits of including students with, and without, disabilities in the same classrooms. His speaking endeavors simmered for several years as he facilitated training courses for investigators at the organizations where he was employed.

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Explore Michael’s vast video library of educational lessons he has shared with CEO’s, senior leaders, sales teams, human resource professionals, and investigators.

Listen To Michael’s Interviews

Michael is a frequent guest on a wide variety of podcasts. Listen to his interviews for unique insights on leadership conversations, negotiations, sales conversations, human resource communications, interviewing, persuasion, and beyond.

Read Michael’s Articles

Michael has been invited to contribute his communication perspectives on leadership, sales, human resources, and investigations in a wide variety of publications including Fast Company, Thrive Global, Real Leaders, Chief Executive, Forbes, Newsweek and more.

Publication Partners

Michael Reddington has shared his expertise in these publications as well as many others.

Michael’s Company

Michael created InQuasive, Inc. to teach executives how to reduce missed opportunities and increase commitments to action with the application of strategic, ethical observation and persuasion skills. He leveraged his interrogation expertise and business experience to cultivate over 200 hours for customizing client engagements, increasing the immediate value of the lessons, and solving real problems in real time

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Michael has trained thousands of CEO’s and senior leaders from around the globe. He frequently partners with organizations including YPO, Vistage, The Renaissance Executive Forums and beyond.


After earning the highest designation available in his field Michael joined Wicklander-Zulawski and Associates where he ran their investigations division, travelled the world teaching non-confrontational interrogation techniques and earned an Outstanding Contributions award from Homeland Security.


Michael weaves together a diverse array of research, experiences and perspectives on strategic observation and persuasive communication in his book The Disciplined Listening Method: How a Certified Forensic Interviewer Unlocks Hidden Value in Every Conversation


Michael has facilitated over 1,500 programs and education over 15,000 participants from over 50 countries. He leads keynote sessions, workshops, seminars and advisory sessions on topics including leadership communications, sales and negotiation, conflict resolution, interviewing, pubic speaking and more.

“For great listeners, the value of learning and achieving something new outweighs the risks associated with feeling vulnerable.”

Michael’s Book

In his book, “The Disciplined Listening Method”, Michael Reddington, CFI shares his methodology for unlocking the hidden value buried in all our personal and business conversations. The skills, perspectives, and techniques he shares are designed to increase our understanding of ourselves, our appreciation for others’ rich experiences, and our ability to create new opportunities across our business and personal lives.