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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 Three Coaching Habits That Make All the Difference

This report lays out the three surprising coaching habits that will help any manager work less hard and have more impact.

A remarkably simple, practical and highly ‘do­-able’ plan for even the most overwhelmed manager. Siobhan McCarthy, SVP, Head of Talent, BBDO Canada

Great Work Podcast


Niels Pflaeging on the Complex Workplace & How to Thrive

February 12, 2015

There’s something broken about the way we think about change, and about how we show up and work on a daily basis. So I’m really excited to be talking today with Niels Pflaeging, the author of Organize for Complexity, which Read More


GWP Redux: Lucy Jo Palladino & Dave Ulrich

March 5, 2015

This month, I’m exploring the theme of finding focus, and it seems only appropriate that I revisit two interviews that both get to the heart of how to manage distractions and decrease complexity.  Please, listen in to Lucy Jo Palladino 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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