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.


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

Srinivas Rao Takes on the Temptations of Conformity

December 21, 2016

Srinivas Rao has interviewed over six hundred people on his podcast Unmistakable Creative. He’s also the author of a new book titled Unmistakable: Why Only Is Better than Best. In it, Srinivas tells the story of quitting his job to pursue his dream of Read More


Your Simple Planning Tool for 2017

January 18, 2017

It’s all too easy to overcomplicate strategic planning. Before you know it, there’s a chaotic mess of tasks, subtasks and endless spreadsheets. Here’s a fun way to stay clear on your priorities for the year. It’s our yearly simple planning 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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Our Clients Include

Retail & Consumer Goods
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