I love to order books on topics that will help me in the work that I do and recently I purchased and started reading “The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier. Although it is written for business leaders to better support their employees, it is just as helpful for others who want to move from a place of controlling others to a place of empowering them. Empowering students is what I do and what I help parents and teachers do as well.
The chapter “How to Build a Habit” immediately drew my attention since we’re at the beginning of a New Year and I’m developing my goals for the year. I was surprised to find that 45% of our behavior is habitual and runs on autopilot (Duke Univer