Posts Tagged ‘Institute of Leadership & Management’

Reflections on action learning through haiku

Reflections on action learning through haiku from guest blogger Katherine Waumsley

In order to reflect and present what I have learned through action learning facilitator training, I have decided to use the form of haiku. Haiku is a well known Japanese poetry form, which generally uses only seventeen syllables, often in a 5 – 7- 5 arrangement. I suspect this is a vast oversimplification of the form, but what I like about haiku is the way they can perfectly crystallise a moment in time… More

Scaling up facilitator training for global organisations

Scaling up facilitator training for global organisations – new article published

Just published in Action Learning: Research & Practice an article co-written by Director Sonja Antell and Senior Associate John Heywood explores the challenges … More

Life changing aspects of action learning with Burnley Youth Theatre

Life changing aspects of action learning

Wow. I’m on the train back from three days of intensity in London where I have been training to become an action learning facilitator. It has been eye-opening and amazing! Quite frankly, it is life changing! More

What can action learning contribute to UK businesses?

What do UK businesses need? What can action learning contribute?

A study (commissioned by the Institute of Leadership & Management) of the challenges UK businesses face in recruiting and developing skilled leaders and managers revealed there is a dire shortage of softer leadership and management skills. The value of action learning is that it provides a structure for leaders and managers to learn from experience More

Bringing action learning to salespeople

One of the things I most enjoy about action learning is training other facilitators. Working for three full days offers a rich and immersive experience – it’s exciting to see them build their understanding of action learning and increase their confidence More

Accreditation milestone for action learning facilitator training

When Ruth Cook runs her next action learning facilitator training course in London from 11-13 February ALA will have accredited 500 action learning … More