The Coaching Habit

Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever

As a manager, leader, or coach you know your work is to unlock the greatness of your people. Staying curious longer is the secret.

Over 15,000 positive reviews & 1 million copies sold

“The Coaching Habit is one of 10 books that are short enough to read in a few hours, yet highly likely to make tomorrow more productive.

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The #1 bestselling book
in Coaching– this century.


Stay Curious Longer

Un-weird coaching and learn the seven essential questions, know how to ask them well, and build your curiosity into a powerful, everyday habit.


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What You’ll Learn

The Coaching Habit gives you 7 questions and the tools to make them an everyday habit. Master them, and you’ll be able to work less hard and have more impact.

You’ll learn:

  • How to stop the chit chat and get into real conversations
  • The hardest question to answer for the ambitious leader
  • Three reasons why we’re all solving the wrong problems
  • The most powerful coaching question in the world
  • The neuroscience of engagement

And much more!

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"The Coaching Habit is one of 10 books that are short enough to read in a few hours, yet highly likely to make tomorrow more productive."

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Brené Brown, PhD

Author, Atlas of the Heart and Dare to Lead

"practical and inspiring"

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"nuts-and-bolts business book [that] forces us to reframe our assumptions, thoughts, and feelings about the importance and effect of the work we do"

David Allen

Author, Getting Things Done

"brilliant how-to manual"

"A sharp, habit-forming leadership manual... A trenchant guide to coaching for business managers."

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David Ulrich

Author, The Leadership Code

"practical, useful, and interesting"

Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Author, Scaling Up Excellence

"concise and compelling"

Daniel Pink

Daniel Pink

Author, Drive

"simple, yet profound"


"[helps overcome] the habit of giving advice and developing a new habit of asking questions first"

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