Michael Bungay Stanier, who helps people be a force for change. Best known for his book, The Coaching Habit, Michael’s learning and development company, Box Of Crayons, trains hundreds of thousands of managers to be more coach-like, and their clients range from Microsoft right through to Gucci.
In this week’s podcast, we explore how to navigate hard changes more effectively by leveling up our individual and organizational curiosity.
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- [02:28] – Michael explains the difference between easy change and hard change.
- [06:51] – Michael explores how our definitions for successful change may need to be updated.
- [10:46] – Michael offers some tips to help us tell less and ask more in order to create the changes we want.
- [14:22] – Michael shares some simple questions we can ask to help us stay curious and open as we create change.
- [17:05] – Michael provides some simple prompts to help us tame our advice-giving monsters.
- [20:47] – Michael explains why creating a habit of asking questions will probably take us longer than 21 days.
- [23:27] – Michael shares why celebrating is an important part of helping us to persist with new behaviors.
- [26:12] – Michael outlines what workplaces can do to encourage and support organizational curiosity.
- [28:13] – Michael shares his one best question to ask in workplaces.
- [30:30] – Michael completes the lightning round!
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Until next time, take care! Thank you, Michael!