Category Archives: All blog posts

Becoming a leader, and becoming uncertain…

“If I have a problem I think about all the possible solutions and then choose a way to fix it” …Toby Lindsay muses on how the action learning process moves new managers into greater areas of uncertainty, places where the “think of the solutions and choose” option is not the most useful approach, and how it equips them with a range of skills, relationships and practices to lead more comfortably and effectively. More

What makes a good long term relationship?

ALA is embarking on a number of new projects which have originated from long term relationships or referrals from our customers. Senior Associate, Sonja Antell contemplates the nature of long term business relationships and how some of the elements of these relationships actually mirror those of action learning. More

Who is Kim?

I was invited to speak to the Henley Business School Knowledge Management Forum last week and enjoyed a fascinating day meeting members and … More

Action learning and fellowship programmes

Having just returned from introducing action learning to the 2013 Fellows on the Clore Social Leadership Programme, I realise how fortunate I’ve been … More

Facilitator training in the Democratic Republic of Congo

ALA has been delivering action Learning facilitator training for Heineken International in Amsterdam and Vienna over the past two years. More than 60 … More

A brilliant Action Learning Facilitator training programme

I had the joy of a great open programme last week with six interesting individuals working in different sectors, different countries and in … More

How deep can we go?

Inspired by the title – Facilitating across cultures – unleashing the power of diversity, I came to the IAF conference in Geneva hoping … More

Ruth’s first blog

Finally overcame my nerves and self consciousness about starting an ALA blog but a  Premier Inn near the Cowley Road in Oxford hardly … More

Action learning facilitator training takes off in Berlin

Despite its global appeal action learning is a surprisingly little used management development tool in Germany. ALA, in association with Ulrike Muller & Partners, is now running facilitator training programmes in Berlin. More