Review: The Coaching Habit

The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

The book resents seven questions which it recommends are used to coach people on the team, it says that these can take just ten minutes and in the book it explains each of them in detail including why the wording and framing are important. The question are

  1. Whats on your mind?
  2. And what else?
  3. What is the real challenge here for you?
  4. What do you want?
  5. How can I help?
  6. If you are saying yes to this what are you saying no to?
  7. What was most useful to you?

Separately to the book the author provides a details of his bookshelf, which he limits the size of. This provides an interesting list of some of the interesting books and can be found here.

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