Making learning stick

We’ve been working with student advisors, supporting them to learn coaching skills. That way they can flex between advising and coaching in a conversation with learners. We’ve been using our ‘scaffolding techniques’ to build on the impact they encounter on the workshops and action learning sets: pre-programme conversations with participants guidance for managers on how […]

Our mini learning manifesto

We work hard at making learning be fun and successful.   This is our Learning Moment mini manifesto, that we do our best to live by. We believe that learning is essential for a thriving, healthier, more successful and happier workplace.  We are dedicated to creating learning spaces that ignite different thinking, innovation and enable […]

Discussing burnout at work

I’m not a medical professional,  but burnout I hear is on the increase, in work and in life. I sometimes coach staff at work who reach the realisation that they were burnout, or are heading towards it. Burnout is in essence the persistent feeling of total mental, emotional, or physical exhaustion. In  mentoring and coaching conversations, […]

Innovative leadership using Theory U

Theory U is a  process for innovative change in teams, organisations, and communities. It helps us tackle our toughest  unresolved challenges. It offers fantastic insights to leaders too, about how to bring about meaningful change and innovation. A bit about me and TheoryU  I have  been learning about Theory U since 2015.  I had co-led […]

A systemic view of team resilience

I’m interviewing leaders and staff,  discovering what has made their teams resilient during this uncertain time that we’ve been through globally. I’ll be presenting some of the information in a workshop at the SDF Festival of Learning later next week. In the meantime, here’s some insights on why we need a systemic view for Team […]

Understanding collaborative change, listening and problem solving

Theory U is a complete process for innovative change. Andry has been learning about Theory U since 2015. Learning Journeys are just one of the Theory U tools. What are Learning Journeys’ for? Theory U ‘Learning Journeys’ encourage you to move out of your daily routine and allow you to observe more deeply and to […]

‘I didn’t mean it like that!’ ‘Landmines’ and conflict in conversations at work

I’m learning about Deborah Tannen’s work. Her research focuses on conversations[1]. On why we understand and often misunderstand each other. Good conversation skills are in my experience,  crucial at work. Whether you work on customer service,  as an administrator, or as a manager using coaching skill. Working on  your conversation skills also contributes to your […]

What is Systemic Coaching?

It’s supportive conversations and confidential relationships that help you see the links between you and other staff, stakeholders and systems you are connected with. Seeing the interrelationships between all of us. Seeing the impact of your behaviours on others, on teams and on the organisation. It’s using that systemic perspective to help you come up […]

Motivation tips

group online meeting

Sometimes when at work,  we might experience stressful thinking such as:  ‘I have to go to this meeting’ or,  ‘I have to do this task’.  It’s a slightly tough way to think or to  motivate ourselves, as it creates  inner resentment and stress. Choice-based thinking, like ‘I want to..’ creates freedom and motivation. Tip part […]

The 6 secrets to team away day events

You either love team-building events or you hate them. I dislike team away-days that are full of  back-to-back speaker presentations. But I’d love to go to a paintball team away day.  My favourite team away days are the facilitated ones, where we chat, explore ideas, innovate, and plan our new way forward at work. A […]