Why Great Leaders Give Less Advice and Listen More [Podcast]
Find a Consultant Become a Consultant

Why Great Leaders Give Less Advice and Listen More

Why Great Leaders Give Less Advice and Listen More

By John Jantsch

Why Great Leaders Give Less Advice and Listen More

Marketing Podcast with Michael Bungay Stanier
Podcast Transcript

Michael Bungay StanierToday on the podcast, I speak with Michael Bungay Stanier. He is the founder and CEO of Box of Crayons and the author of several books, including The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More, & Change the Way You Lead Forever.

In both his business and his writing, Stanier strives to create leaders who are coaches, empowering them and their teams to do more great work. His methodology gives leaders practical tools that allow them to coach members of their team in 10 minutes or less.

His clients are businesses and organizations from across many industries and include the United Nations, the University Health Network, and USAA.

On today’s episode, we talk about how to be a great coach-leader, one who is curious for longer and holds back on giving advice right away.

Questions I ask Michael Bungay Stanier:

  • How can your leadership coaching tactics be applied in a sales setting?
  • Why does giving up control in the short term help you in the long run?
  • What are the seven questions at the center of this coaching methodology?

What you’ll learn if you give a listen:

  • Why leadership isn’t about answering questions.
  • How a coaching leadership approach is applicable in both small and large organizations.
  • Why asking a question is giving up control to the other person.

Key takeaways from the episode and more about Michael Bungay Stanier:

Want to win a copy of The Coaching Habit? Give this episode a listen, and share your biggest takeaway on Twitter, tagging both @ducttape and @boxofcrayons. We’ll pick a few of our favorites and send them a copy of the book!

Like this show? Click on over and give us a review on iTunes, please!

Want to learn how to get the most from podcast advertising and sponsorship? Check out our ultimate guide on the process.

AXA

This episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is brought to you by AXA Equitable Life.

It’s time we start giving life insurance the credit it deserves. That’s because life insurance can be so much more than protection for you and your family. It can also help you live, keep, and potentially build more cash value over time. To learn how, go to www.AXA.com.

Disclosure: Life insurance is issued by AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, New York, NY 10104 or MONY Life Insurance Company of America (MLOA), an Arizona Stock corporation with its main administration office in Jersey City, NJ and is distributed by AXA Distributors, LLC.

Free eBook 
7 Steps to Scale Your Consulting Practice Without Adding Overhead

The Duct Tape Marketing Consultant Network has helped me to grow my business by over 40% in the last 12 months. ~ Michael Quinn - Michael Quinn Agency, Fargo, ND


Podcast
Why Great Leadership Starts With Open Hearted Conversations
Marketing Podcast with Edward Sullivan In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I interview Edward Sullivan. Edward has been coaching and advising start-up founders, Fortune 10 executives, and heads of state for over 15 years. His clients include executives from Google, Salesforce, Slack, and dozens of other fast-growth companies. He holds an MBA […]
Podcast
Using Personalization Data To Reshape Your Customer Experience
Marketing Podcast with Brennan Dunn In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I interview Brennan Dunn. Brennan is the Co-founder of RightMessage, writes weekly at Create & Sell, and wrapping up a new book on personalized marketing. Key Takeaway: The internet has changed the way we do business. It’s given your company access […]

Subscribe to the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast

If you know your small business needs marketing, but don’t have the time or resources, look no further. The Duct Tape Marketing podcast covers everything from earning referrals to managing time and being more productive.