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As an Action Learning Coach how would you handle the following situation:

During the last check-in the team agreed that, they need to use more open question, yet they continue to ask mostly close questioned. Even with the closed questions, the responses are open. You’ve tried asking “what question are you answering?” they say that one, you add “what was that question?”, recognizing it was a closed question they give a closed answer and go right back to the behavior of closed question followed by an open answer.

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As an Action Learning Coach how would you handle the following situation:

The problem presenter is the owner of the business you are coaching a team for. Every question he is asked he gives much more information than was asked for. You’ve asked him what question he is answering several times and he says ‘that one’ and continues to add additional information.

As an Action Learning Coach how would you handle the following situation:

As you are opening the session and reinforcing the ground rules, two participants start chatting (they’ve been in many session and already know the rules).

As an Action Learning Coach how would you handle the following situation:

When members of the team read their problem statement, what they read is clearly a solution. For instance – “Joe needs to hire me to do a team building activity with his team.”