The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier – Author Interview – Productivity Book Group
Productivity Book Group Author Interview Series is an opportunity to learn about new and interesting productivity books and authors. I’ll be interviewing some of the authors that we have read or will be reading here on Productivity Book Group as well as other authors. These shorter podcast interviews will be injected between our normal discussion-format episodes that are published here on Productivity Book Group.
I had the pleasure of interviewing Michael Bungay Stanier, author of The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever [ http://amzn.to/2BFkaY0 ] in 2016 when this book came out.
Box of Crayons is a company that helps organizations around the world do less Good Work and more Great Work. They specialize in giving busy managers the tools so they can coach in 10 minutes or less. They have particular expertise with organizations in the financial, professional service, pharmaceutical and consumer goods market sectors, and particular success with organizations with engaged but overwhelmed employees. Their programs are delivered by a global cadre of program leaders.
(mostly quoted (or appended to) from Box of Crayons’s website)
Enjoy the interview!
The Amazon book description states:
In Michael Bungay Stanier’s The Coaching Habit, coaching becomes a regular, informal part of your day so managers and their teams can work less hard and have more impact.
Our next reading selections are:
|March 31, 2018||Six Thinking Hats||Edward de Bono|
|June 30, 2018||Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days||Jake Knapp, et al.|
|September 29, 2018||Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ||Daniel Goleman, PhD|
|December 29, 2018||The Five-Hour Workday: Live Differently, Unlock Productivity, and Find Happiness||Stephan Aarstol|
For full details, see Upcoming Books.
(Please listen to understand the context of the resources provided. If we missed something, please comment on the episode and let us know!)
- Get Unstuck & Get Going…on the stuff that matters
- Great Work Provocations: short sharp shots of inspiration served up daily
- The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever
- Do More Great Work: Stop the Busywork. Start the Work That Matters.
Other resources referenced
- Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
- Chip and Dan Heath’s books
- Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works by A.G. Lafley and Roger Martin
- Helping: How to Offer, Give, and Receive Help (The Humble Leadership Series) by Edgar Schein
- Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling by Edgar Schein
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