Scenario: True Leader

As an Action Learning Coach how would you handle the following situation: One of the participants does something that strongly supports their leadership skill.  

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    DrBea

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    i would most likely just make note of it for the debrief.

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    Bea

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      Phanit Tiravongchaipunt

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      I will certainly take a note of this excellent demonstration. At the end of the session, I will include it at the reflection of leadership competencies. I will invite team to give each other feedback on how they had demonstrated their leadership competencies. If no one mentioned such excellent leadership competency, I will give feedback from my observation.

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    SHA SHA

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    I will pay attention and write down his/her behaviors. During debriefing part, I might ask members’ feedback on those behaviors and also feedback by myshelf.

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    Justin Li

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    i would like to handle this situation based on below scenario:
    1. if the team’s discussion is going well and very smooth, interven the discussion may impact the creation, so i will take note and point out when debrief
    2. if it’s good time to interven, will use SID method, ask question: i observed that just now one of the team demostrated the leadership skill, how do you all think about this?

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    unri Babb

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    I think Action Learning is at its most powerful when the group learns as well as the individual so I would note it and during the debriefing I would ask “When *John* did [insert example] how did this reflect his leadership skill? During one action learning session a more experienced coach shared with me that while individual feedback is shared, only that person benefits from the reflection, whereas as question to the group encourages full reflection and greater learning.

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    Daniela Adamo

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    I will take a note of it. At the end of the session I will ask the team to look through the individual leadership skill and ask to give each other feedback on how they had demonstrated those to encourage greater learning. At the end I will also give my feedback referring in particular to what they said and how they strongly demonstrated their leadership skill.

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    Yoge Rajendra

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    I would make a note & bring it up at the near-end during “Reflections on Learning” before closing the session.

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    wthimmes

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    I would make an immediate note of it. At the debriefing time, when asking individuals how they did with their leadership skills, I would ask the team what they saw, and if no one mentioned the skill, I would point out the example.

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    Japheth Lim

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    I would handle the situation in the following manner. I would make an immediate note of it.
    If I notice that the team hasn’t been applying much of the leadership skills, then i would use this learning opportunity for intervention.
    If not, i would bring it up during the reflection on learning segment. If it’s not pointed out by the team, i’ll bring it up as a learning moment for everyone.

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    Barbara Brown

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    I would write it down so that I don’t forget the use of the skill. During the debrief I would ask the individual how he / she did in practicing the skill and then ask for an example. If the person did not give the example I noted I would ask others what they observed. Since this was an excellent use of the skill I would want to make sure it is stated so if no one has said it yet I would say my observation.

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    EnzoArmo

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    I would simply take note of this for the reflections on leadership competencies at the end and still make sure to ask each member how they think they practiced their own competencies, their observations as to how their team members practiced the same, and then top it off with my own observation.

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    Steve Morgan

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    I would make a note of what happened. During the debrief, I would state, “[Name], you were working on [leadership skill]. How did you think you did? Can you give an example?” I would subsequently ask the group, “What other examples did you notice of [name] practicing his/her skill?” If no one else mentioned the example of that leadership skill, I would bring it up then.

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