Michael Bungay Stanier - The Coaching Habit


I’ve always found it interesting how the word “Question” begins with the word “Quest” — because when you think about it, every great question really does send us on a journey of some kind. And sometimes that journey (question) leads to something profound, like a fresh, new perspective on life. Other times it leads to something more tangible, like profit.

Today we’ll be talking a little bit about how to use questions to enhance your life—both personally and professionally. My guest today is Michael Bungay Stanier. Michael is the author of a new book called, The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever, and today he’s here to share some of his biggest ideas and actionable insights from his book.

Here’s what you’ll learn about in this interview:

  • How to use questions to lead better, learn more, and win people to your way of thinking
  • How to give advice without coming off as a condescending jackass
  • The neuroscience of habits and engagement
  • And much, much more…

EP144. Michael Bungay Stanier - The Coaching Habit

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