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The Coaching Habit

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By Michael Bungay Stanier

15 min
4.66 (4363 ratings)
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A coaching habit requires you to empower the person you’re coaching to see where they need to go and how to get there.

Being an excellent coach is more than just offering your employees advice and bits of personal wisdom. It’s about developing a relationship with employees that empowers them and provides them with greater autonomy. By asking seven important questions and listening to your employees, you create an environment in which you are much more capable of being an effective coach. 

About the Author

Micheal Bungay Stanier is a best-selling author and founder of the development company, Box of Crayons. 

Bungay Stanier is also an accomplished keynote speaker who has spoken in front of thousands of people on a variety of stages around the world. He has regularly spoken at the International Coaching Federation conferences and the International Association of Facilitators. 

A Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, Bungay Stanier has won numerous awards including the Canadian Coach of the Year and he has been named the Coaching Guru of the Year every year since 2014. In 2019, he was shortlisted for the Thinkers50 coaching prize. 
book summary - The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier

The Coaching Habit

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15 min
4.66 (4363 ratings)
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