Summary of Do More Great Work

Stop the busywork, and start the work that matters

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Do More Great Work book summary
Business coach Michael Bungay Stanier shows you how to achieve your best work – step-by-step.


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Business coach extraordinaire Michael Bungay Stanier shows you exactly how top-notch mentoring works. He provides 15 practical, easy-to-follow exercises, or “maps,” you can use to identify and pursue your best work – and your best attitude. While Stanier cannot look over your shoulder as you apply his approach, his helpful maps and friendly tone of voice make it seem as if he is right beside you, teaching you how to attain goals that make a difference. getAbstract recommends Stanier’s systematic and supportive approach to making your work more substantive.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What “great work” is and
  • How to do more of it by using a 15-step mapping system.


Does Your Work Make You Happy?
The amount of time you spend at work is substantial: more than 50% of your life. For your own sake, make this time as productive, meaningful and enjoyable as possible. Try to do “great work,” because work that is just OK – or, especially, work that turns...
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About the Author

Michael Bungay Stanier is the founder and senior partner of Box of Crayons, an innovation consultancy. A former Rhodes Scholar, he became Canada’s business Coach of the Year in 2006.

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    Ajay Vishwakarma 6 years ago
    and allso i want to become a ias .
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    Ajay Vishwakarma 6 years ago
    my hobyes to read more books releted to civil survices

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