How to avoid the advice trap

In the Hot Seat: Michael Bungay Stanier on how and why to tame your advice monster

How do you know if your advice is good or not? Who should you listen to when you need solutions to your problems? Here with Andy Storch is  Michael Bungay Stanier, the founder of Box of Crayons, a company known for providing 10-minute coaching to busy leaders and managers. He is also the author of Wall Street Journal bestsellers The Coaching Habit  and The Advice Trap.

Today, Michael tackles the ideas behind his second book and how it can be applied to your leadership and coaching methods. He discusses the dangers of jumping in to give advice too soon and some tips on taming your advice monster. He also touches on the scientific side of things by expanding on the idea of sealing the exits of your brain.