In this episode of Leadership is Language internationally-acclaimed leadership coach Michael Bungay Stanier sits down with Young Farming Champion Lucy Collingridge to discuss drama triangles, sheep and the power of curiosity.
- When you ask a question be genuinely interested in the answer
- Beware of the dysfunctional Dreaded Drama Triangle
- Narrow the problem down – you can’t boil the ocean
“What happens with your expertise? It cloaks curiosity, ….. I know a whole bunch of stuff, but what if I didn’t, what if I was naïve to this, if I had to start again?”
Michael Bungay Stanier is an internationally recognised leadership coach with his book The Coaching Habit selling over 700,000 copies and receiving over 1,000 five-star reviews on Amazon. In 2019, he was named the #1 thought leader in coaching, and was shortlisted for the coaching prize by Thinkers50, the “Oscars of management”.
Michael is also the founder of Box of Crayons, a learning and development company that helps organizations transform from advice-driven to curiosity-led. He left Australia nearly 30 years ago to be a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University.
His latest book is The Advice Trap: Be Humble, Stay Curious & Change the Way You Lead Forever. ⠀
Connect with Michael: LinkedIn and Twitter
Lucy Collingridge is a biosecurity officer with the North West Local Land Services, based in Narrabri. She is primarily focused on vertebrate pest animal management and is involved in the implementation of the North West Regional Strategic Pest Animal Management Plan, emergency management responses and assisting groups with funding applications.
Lucy is a passionate Young Farming Champion and has an extensive resume volunteering with community groups and agricultural shows.
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Box of Crayons: https://boxofcrayons.com
MBS Works: https://www.mbs.works/