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Michael Bungay Stanier is the Senior Partner of Box of Crayons, a company that gives busy managers the tools to coach in 10 minutes or less. He's the author of five books, the most recent of which is The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever. Dan Pink calls it "simple yet profound". Brené Brown says "practical and inspiring."

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The Most Powerful Coaching Question in the World

By | Posted Mar 21, 2016 | 4 Comments

Are you asking your employees the right questions? The coaching process can seem like a daunting task, but management training expert Michael Bungay Stanier has an easy solution. Employ the one universal question into your coaching technique that will pave the way to a brighter future.

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Coaching Effectively Through Technology

By | Posted May 14, 2015

Are you having a tough time deciding whether to coach remotely or through technology? Michael Bungay Stanier gives some helpful tips on how to inspire employees via technology.

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The Secret to Getting More Great Work Done

By | Posted May 7, 2015

How can you stop doing good work and start doing more great work? You might be focusing on doing the wrong things, and your business is suffering for it. Michael Bungay Stanier explains how to focus on doing more great work, and what that can do for your productivity.

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Delivering Bad News: How to Give Negative Feedback

By | Posted Apr 29, 2015

Do you dread passing along negative feedback? Michael Bungay Stanier explains the importance of coaching your employees to reach their fullest potential by being honest.

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The Difference Between Good Work and Great Work

By | Posted Apr 22, 2015

Chances are you are wasting too much time focusing on the wrong kind of work. If you aren’t doing great work, your company can’t grow. What exactly is great work? See what expert Michael Bungay Stanier has to say about what the difference is between bad work, good work, and great work.

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Achieving Great Work with a Difficult Boss

By | Posted Apr 13, 2015

How can we be successful without a supportive boss? Though it may seem impossible, there are several ways to thrive in spite of a difficult relationship with your manager. Michael Bungay Stanier sat down with AMA to discuss how you can achieve great work even with a difficult boss.

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The 3 Components of Doing Great Work

By | Posted Apr 8, 2015

What does it take to do truly great work? See what tips Box of Crayons founder and senior partner Michael Bungay Stanier has about what it takes to do great work, and how you can incorporate them into your daily life. The results could elevate your performance to new heights.