Coaching to Create Behavioral Change and Great Work with Michael Bungay Stanier

Michael Bungay Stanier, senior partner at Box of Crayons joins us to discuss coaching questions that create behavioral change and enable us to do more great work. 


  • Nurturing the seeds that get planted in our lives
  • The path from conscious incompetence to mastery
  • The power working the system to get we want
  • How to be the rebel within the system
  • The balance between madness and measure  
  • Making change in complex systems resistance to change 
  • The difference between great work and good work
  • Lessons learned from working with Seth Godin 
  • Coaching questions that lead to behavioral change



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You’re always trying to find the balance between madness and measure

Questions are portals into the future 

Turn the volume up to 10 on who you are and how you show up in the world. 

Books and Resources

Do More Great Work 

End Malaria 

The Coaching Habit 

Michael Bungay Stanier is the Senior Partner of Box of Crayons, a company that helps organizations do less Good Work and more Great Work. Box of Crayons is best known for their coaching programs that help time-crunched managers coach in 10 minutes or less. He’s written a number of books, the best known of which is Do More Great Work, created a series of short internet videos that have been seen by millions of people around the world, and organized the Great Work MBA, a virtual conference that had 10,000 registrants. He’s proudest of the book End Malaria, a collection of essays about Great Work from thought leaders that has raised $400,000 for Malaria No More.

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