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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, How to Work with (Almost) Anyone, shows how to build the Best Possible Relationship with the key people at work. 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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