Move to your workbook now and work through the team practice on developing transformational questions for a team challenge you are having.
Introduction to Organizational Learning
Take a moment to watch this short video from Peter Senge:
Here’s an exercise I use to lead the emergent process with groups:
How can you use the idea of leading emergence in your work over the next week?
Who Can I Be?
Move to your workbook now and take 10-15 minutes to do some focused writing on “Who can I be that my employees’ eyes shine?”
Learning to lead emergence
Modelling a learning mindset (see team practice below)
Learning to challenge your mental models as a leader
Question: “Who can I be that my employee’s eyes shine?” – (Daily practice/Focused writing)
Facilitate a discussion with your team on a current challenge, modelling a learning mindset, by starting with what is going right and then developing transformational questions for the group; practice leading emergence and give the team an opportunity to experience this kind of learning.
Developing team language (with your team) that helps the team grow and continue to learn
Teach leaders in your organization how to lead the emergent process (see p 212 in the book).
Synthesis of Practices and Best Advice & Tools
This final video overviews some of the practices we have worked through in the course and provides you with some final thoughts.
I want to thank you so much for joining me in this course. I hope that you have enjoyed our time together, and that what you have learned along the way can be implemented within your teams, and that you will see (and feel!) the impact that these daily practices can make within your organization.
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