237: These Coaching Questions Get Results, with Michael Bungay Stanier
Published March 21, 2016
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    Michael Bungay Stanier: The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More, and Change the Way You Lead Forever*
    I think there are as many definitions for coaching as there are people selling coaching.
    —Michael Bungay Stanier

    Slow down on the advice giving, and stay curious just a little bit longer.
    —Michael Bungay Stanier

    That’s part of the nature of a system; as soon you start changing stuff, it starts pushing back.
    —Michael Bungay Stanier

    Your organization is a system, and the very nature of a system is to love its own system.
    —Michael Bungay Stanier

    You want people to become lazy coaches … lazy because you want the other person to be doing the work. When they’re doing the work, they’re actually unlocking their own potential … you’re helping them to learn, rather than teaching them.
    —Michael Bungay Stanier

    We’re all okay with saying no to the stuff we don’t really want to do, but do we have the courage and discipline to say no to the stuff we do want to do?
    —Michael Bungay Stanier

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