Join Julie Ann and Michael Bungay Stanier, the Senior Partner of Box of Crayons, a company that helps organizations do less Good Work and more Great Work - a natural fit for ConsciousSHIFT!
Michael was banned from his high school reunion for “the balloon incident," was sued by one of his Law School lecturers for defamation, gave himself a concussion digging a hole as a labourer, was fired on his first shift as a garage attendant and has held a number of jobs where he had little or no impact.
Luckily, there’s also been some upside. He is the author of a number of successful books including the best sellers ‘End Malaria’ (which raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for Malaria No More) and ‘Do More Great Work: stop the busywork and start the work that matters’.
Before Box of Crayons, he was the first employee for what is now the world’s largest independent innovation agency, and while most of what he invented never saw the light of day, he did have a hand in Pizza Hut’s stuffed crust pizza. He has also spent time as a change management consultant where he batted about average for the industry for really successful change projects - 10% or so. His only lasting impact in this role was writing the global vision for GlaxoSmithKline, something that has lasted more than a decade even though it took almost no time at all to create.
Box of Crayons is a company that helps organizations around the world do less Good Work and more Great Work.
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