Guest Podcast: Building a Coaching Culture with Michael-Bungay Stanier

Michael Bungay Stanier was the first Canadian Coach of the Year, is a Rhodes Scholar, and was recently recognized as the #3 Global Guru in coaching.

He is the founder of Box of Crayons, a company best known for teaching 10-minute coaching so that busy managers can build stronger teams and get better results. 

While Michael is all for promoting coaching in the organisations, he stresses that coaching is merely a means to an end – a process that helps better outcomes happen. As such, it should never become the focal point.

In this interview, we talk about how to be a coach-like manager to increase your team’s productivity, impact, and engagement. 

Interview highlights

  • Why it should never be just about building a coaching culture
  • Key reasons managers don’t coach as much as they’d like to
  • Ways of overcoming obstacles to managerial coaching
  • What to do when you realise that you contribute to your team members’ challenges at work
  • How to convince people in your organisation that coaching is worth their time and effort

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