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As an action learning coach, how would you handle the following situation: The team decides they need something from another building, they all get into one car and continuing the session as they go to the other building for the information.
As an action learning coach, how would you handle the following situation: You schedule 90 minutes for an Action Learning session. By 60 minutes the team has a clear solution.
As an action learning coach, how would you handle the following situation: When checking in with the team at the beginning of the session about their learnings between sessions, one of the participants says that he has taken to writing a skill up on his white board in his office every day and it’s been amazing for helping him make changes in how he leads.
As an action learning coach, how would you handle the following situation: During a Single Problem Action Learning that will last for multiple sessions, the coach reminds all team members a few times that they have to think about the actions they will commit to at the end of the session, in preparation for the follow up session. When the coach asks for the actions at the end of the session, several people have listed the same or nearly identical action.
As an action learning coach, how would you handle the following situation: The seats have shifted such that the problem presenter is on one side of the table and the other team members are on the other side.
As an action learning coach, how would you handle the following situation: The team says they are at consensus on the real problem but you disagree.

Scenario: My View

As an action learning coach, how would you handle the following situation: Hearing the initial statement of the problem you are clear what the real problem is. The team heads down a different path with it.
As an action learning coach, how would you handle the following situation: One of the team members is familiar with mind mapping and suggests to the team that they create a mind map for the problem. Everyone on the team encourages the person to take the lead and walk them through it.

Scenario: Close

As an action learning coach, how would you handle the following situation: A team member says they feel closer to the members of their Action Learning team they have been working with the last couple days than people they have worked with for 30 years.

Scenario: Day 2

As an action learning coach, how would you handle the following situation: Your team is working for 2 half days on a project. They have done an amazing job the first afternoon. As they are gathering the next morning a new participant joins the group.
As an action learning coach, how would you handle the following situation: One of the participants does something that strongly supports their leadership skill.

Scenario: Visuals

As an action learning coach, how would you handle the following situation: One of the participants suggests that each team member draw a picture of what they see the problem is. Everyone is enthusiastic to give it a try.

Scenario: TMI

As an action learning coach, how would you handle the following situation: A participant responds to the question they were asked and continues on with additional information that is no longer answering the original question.

Scenario: Verbose

As an action learning coach, how would you handle the following situation: Several participants are answering the questions extensively, including repetition, history, minute details and ancillary information.

Scenario: Rapid Fire

As an action learning coach, how would you handle the following situation: Someone asks a series of questions without waiting for an answer.