Michael Bungay Stanier joins HR Studio Podcast for Part 2 of our conversation on coaching and adopting coach like behaviors. Be sure to listen to Episode 50: How to Shift to a Coaching Culture with Michael if you missed Part 1. In this episode, Michael shares insights into why managers resist coaching, how to overcome their objections, and how to build coaching habits in your organization. He outlines three dysfunctional organizational roles and the one that HR tends to play to its detriment. He’ll share his tips for avoiding the “Drama Triangle” and adopting more ‘coach-like’ behaviors.
Michael is the founder of Box of Crayons, a company he started in 2002, which is best known for teaching managers how to do ten-minute coaching to build stronger teams and get better results. Michael has authored several books including The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever which has sold almost 400,000 copies and is the number one coaching book on Amazon. Michael also authored Do More Great Work, and some of his writings have appeared in Business Insider, Fast Company, Forbes, The Global Mail and the Huffington Post. But it has not all been glorious. He was banned from his high school graduation and sued by one of his Law School lecturers for defamation.