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Disrupt Yourself Podcast with Whitney Johnson

Feb 13, 2018


And be lazy.

Seemingly incongruous, these two ideas permeate Michael Bungay Stanier’s disruption of the professional coaching model.  Michael is the founder of Box of Crayons, a training company dedicated to coaching managers and leaders “in ten minutes or less.” He is the author of five books, including “The Coaching Habit,” which has sold almost 300,000 copies and spawned an accompanying podcast.

After years of listening to friends talk about their “angsty teenage life,” Michael realized that he had a gift for listening and decided it was something he wanted to pursue. Gaining education, experience, and some basic counseling training, he boldly opened his own coaching practice—and then dismantled it.

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