Michael Bungay Stainer

Michael Bungay Stainer is at the forefront of shaping how organisations around the world make being coach-like an essential leadership competency. His book The Coaching Habit is the best-selling coaching book of this century, with nearly a million copies sold and thousands of five-star reviews on Amazon. In 2019, he was named the #1 thought leader in coaching. Michael was the first Canadian Coach of the Year, has been named a Global Coaching Guru since 2014 and was a Rhodes Scholar.

Michael founded Box of Crayons, a learning and development company that helps organisations transform from advice-driven to curiosity-led. He is a compelling speaker and facilitator, combining practicality, humour and an unprecedented degree of engagement with the audience. He’s spoken on stages and screens around the world in front of crowds ranging from 10 to 10,000. His TEDx talk has been watched by hundreds of thousands of people.

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