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Maverick Spotlights is a series of interviews with gamechangers who inspire us at Mavericks Unlimited. These guys have powered up, unleashed their superpowers and are out there creating a world that works for all.
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Michael Bungay Stanier - Do More Great Work
Our latest Spotlight is with Michael Bungay Stanier, founder of Box of Crayons and author of the Wall Street Journal best seller, The Coaching Habit. Michael is one of our biggest influences and we are pumped to have got the chance to talk with him.
We were impressed with Michael level of insight and practical wisdom, his levity and sense of perspective on what true success takes and his refreshing level of honesty and openness.
In our conversation, some of the highlights we spoke about included:
How it can actually take a very long time to figure what impact you want to have on the world
Why knowing your potential death date can give you focus!
That showing up time and time again means that eventually something good will come
When things go wrong, it is rarely just all about you i.e. don’t take failure personally
How talking a calculated risk led to self publishing a book that has sold 250,000 copies!
Why it is important to set up structures to keep yourself focused and moving forward
How a side hustle can help you test what you think you want to do…because often what you think you want to do, isn’t ultimately what you really want to do
How to actually make your impact in the world by doing a “great work” project
How a single question can actually help you cut through overwhelm and find focus
The Finland Bus Station metaphor and why “staying on the bus” can give you clarity on your purpose