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Episode 44 – Michael Bungay Stanier – The Advice Trap

Think about the last time someone came to you with a problem. Chances are you gave them some advice. And, it felt good. This is usually our default reaction as giving advice can be a sign of power and prestige. According to best-selling author and coaching guru, Michael Bungay Stanier, we are better off resisting this very normal urge.

In his new book, The Advice Trap – Be Humble, Stay Curious & Change the Way You Lead Forever, you will learn the simple, powerful tools that the most effective leaders, parents and people employ to help others. In this episode, Michael talks about staying curious “just a little longer,” how we can all be more “coach-like,” and how asking more questions empowers those we lead and love. And, he has some interesting thoughts on the future of coaching…

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Doug Hensch!

Doug Hensch is an ICF (International Coach Federation) credentialed coach who brings a wealth of experience and passion to the work he does for his clients. His philosophy is simple: Set meaningful goals. Identify your strengths. Work in them regularly.

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