Coaching Habit

What if you could work less hard and have more impact?

We help managers and leaders develop a coaching habit, so that it becomes a regular and useful part of their management repertoire. Give your time-strapped managers and leaders practical next-day ready coaching skills.


The level of sustained motivation and confidence is astonishing. It’s fun, it’s engaging, and it’s different. People love it. AVP Learning & Development, major Canadian financial institution

What if your managers could coach in 10 minutes or less?

Are you frustrated because your coach training programs aren’t having the impact you need? The biggest barrier to why managers don’t coach is lack of time. Our coaching skills programs give time-crunched managers practical coaching tools so they can coach in 10 minutes or less.

The Coaching Habit Book

The Coaching Habit

Michael’s new book, The Coaching Habit gives you seven questions and the tools to make them an everyday way to work less hard and have more impact.


Simple yet profound.
Daniel H. Pink, author of To Sell is Human and Drive

Great Work Podcast


Karin Hurt Takes on Soulless Managers

October 21, 2016

Business books can sometimes be too abstract; sometimes they’re too tactical. It’s like with Goldilocks: you’re looking for that perfect combination of not too much, not too little, but just right. Well, today I’m talking to Karin Hurt, co-author of Winning Read More


Twofer Tuesday: On Scheduling & Boredom

October 25, 2016

Have you joined our Tools for the Time-Crunched Manager LinkedIn group? It’s designed to inspire and help you conquer the day-to-day challenges of your workday. We often share resources like this — The Big To-do Over To-do Lists Turns out, there’s a Read More

Books & Products

Books & Products

Our books and products help you, your team and your organization focus on the stuff that matters and have more impact. They include the best-selling Do More Great Work, the award-winning coaching tool Get Unstuck & Get Going, and the Great Work MBA virtual conference.

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Upcoming Events

Box of Crayons regularly runs “open sessions” for internal practitioners to evaluate our programs. See dates and locations here. See also when and where Senior Partner Michael Bungay Stanier is speaking at public conferences.

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