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Michael Bungay Stanier

4 Habits Of Irresistible Conversationalists w/ Michael Bungay Stanier EP 1477

connect more deeply & become magnetic

Michael Bungay Stanier helps people be a force for change. He’s best known for his book The Coaching Habit which has sold close to a million copies and has thousands of 5-star reviews online. His latest book The Advice Trap focuses on what it takes to tame your Advice Monster. He founded Box of Crayons, a learning and development company that helps organizations move from advice-driven to curiosity-led. They’ve trained hundreds of thousands of managers to be more coach-like and their clients range from Microsoft to Gucci.

“When life gets better through people – work improves through people. So, how do I build relationships with people that allow me to make that magic happen? @mbs_works  

And now let’s jump into episode 1477 of The School of Greatness!

“There’s this ability to ask a good question then simply listen. Not feeling the need to jump in, interrupt or one-up. Just be present and listen.” @mbs_works  

Some Questions I Ask:

  • What makes someone an incredible conversationalist?
  • The power of asking good questions is a central theme in your work. Can you share a few examples of powerful questions that people can use to foster more meaningful conversations and build rapport with others?
  • For someone who feels like they clam up and shy away in networking situations, how can they become magnetic and attract success and welcome valuable relationships?
  • What top 3 personality traits do the best collaborators and networkers have and how can we develop these traits to be better collaborators?
  • Let’s talk about setting goals. Why is it so hard for people to set realistic goals?

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The 4 keys to becoming a better conversationalist
  • Powerful questions that will foster more meaningful conversations in your personal life
  • How to build rapport and invite successful networking into your professional life
  • The 3 personality traits all of the best collaborators and networkers have
  • Why some personalities feel magnetic and why we’re attracted to them
  • Plus much more…

Show Notes:

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