727: How to Start Something New and See it Through with Michael Bungay Stanier


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Michael Bungay Stanier shares his three-step process for starting and achieving your most ambitious goals.


1) The secret to crafting more motivating goals

2) Why we often falter—and how to strengthen your resolve

3) The four people you’ll want on your journey

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Michael Bungay Stanier is the author of six books which between them have sold more than a million copies. He’s best known for The Coaching Habit, the best-selling coaching book of the century and already recognized as a classic. His new book, How to Begin, helps people be more ambitious for themselves and for the world. Michael was a Rhodes Scholar and plays the ukulele badly. He’s Australian, and lives in Toronto, Canada. Learn more at www.MBS.works.

• Book: How to Begin: Start Doing Something That Matters (website)

• Book: The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever

• Book: The Advice Trap: Be Humble, Stay Curious & Change the Way You Lead Forever

• Book: Do More Great Work: Stop the Busywork. Start the Work That Matters

• Podcast: 2 Pages with MBS

• Website: MBS.works


• Product: Baron Fig

• Book: Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen

• Book: Virgil Wander by Leif Enger

• Poem: “The Man Watching” by Rainer Maria Rilke


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