I truly believe in lifelong learning and development, and I'm always looking for new insights and ideas. My most important learning tool is my podcast and blog, Meeting Strategist. On this page, you'll find a selection of my articles and podcast episodes on leadership, coaching, and communication.
Michael Bungay Stanier returns to the show to discuss his latest book ‘The Advice Trap’. We are hardwired to add value to each and every conversation and offer our advice without being asked. And why not? Our knowledge is probably the biggest reason why we got to where we are today. But if you want to grow as a leader, you have to be able to resist the temptation to offer advice – or tame your advice monster, as Michael calls it.
One of the biggest differences that people experience when joining an autonomous team is that they meet much more. How can you have so many meetings and still be effective? Researcher Irene Sinteur and I distilled eight best practices that autonomous teams use to keep their meetings healthy and productive.