This post is part of the 📖 The Coaching Habit series.
Today, I am reading a new chapter Ask One Question at a Time from the book The Coaching Habit written by Author, Michael Bungay Stanier.
Yesterday, I read some sections of How to Build a Habit from Delivering a World-Class Experience chapter of the book.
Tomorrow, I will be reading a new chapter The Kickstart Question. Look out for tomorrow’s article.
Put It All Together: The New Habit Formula
Duhigg says that there are just five types of triggers: location, time, emotional state, other people, and the immediately preceding action.
There are three parts to the formula: identifying the trigger, identifying the old habit and defining the new behaviour.
A Final Word on Building Your Coaching Habit
Start somewhere easy. Start small. Buddy up. Get back on the horse.
One of the laws of change: As soon as you try something new, you’ll get resistance.
Winston Churchill said that “we shape our buildings, and thereafter they shape us.” We live within our habits. So shape the way you want to lead, and build the right coaching habits.
Question Masterclass Part 1
Ask One Question at a Time
Here’s Your New Habit
WHEN THIS HAPPENS: After I’ve asked a question…
INSTEAD OF: Adding another question. And then maybe another question, and then another, because after all, they’re all good questions and I’m really curious as to what their answers are…”
I WILL: Ask just one question. (And then be quiet while I wait for the answer.)
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Author(s): Michael Bungay Stanier
Part 3 of 21 in the 📖 The Coaching Habit book series.