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Pausing with Michael Bungay Stanier

In this episode 15 of The Pausecast...

  • Experience a guided pause led by Michael.

  • Learn how to be more coach-like and notice your inner-advice monster.

  • Learn how to build in slower responses to advice, and stronger prompts to stay curious.

  • The secret to working less hard but having more impact.

  • Why it pays to be lazy, be curious, and to be more coach like.

  • Michael’s story on how he found his coaching roots.

  • Why saying NO is a game changer and leads to more yeses.

  • 2 hard questions we should all be willing to answer.

Michael Bungay Stainer

Michael is the founder and CEO of Box of Crayons, a company that helps organizations do less good work and more great work.

He’s the author of several books, including The Coaching Habit and Do More Great Work.


Michael has written for or been featured in numerous publications including Business Insider, Fast Company, Forbes, The Globe & Mail and The Huffington Post.

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Rachael O'Meara


Rachael O’Meara is a transformation leadership and executive coach, assisting others to fulfill their potential. She works at Google and also hosts authors who have meaningful messages about mindfulness and emotional intelligence for the Talks at Google YouTube channel.

Please see Rachael's Press page for recent articles or Speaking page on where to find Rachael next.


She is certified in Transformational Coaching from the Wright Graduate University for the Realization of Human Potential (ICF certified), and has an MBA from Fordham University.

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