Coaching Circles are a monthly collaborative leadership experience. They consist of a carefully designed and safe space to share challenges related to our work and organisations and jointly co-sense what they mean to us, and how we can collectively co-create new approaches to deal with them.
How can we enhance distributed collaboration to jointly work better together? Can we better engage our team within this stressful and demanding COVID environment? How do I lead within uncertainty when I am being asked to provide security and direction? These are just some examples of what we address.
Challenges are proposed and selected by members of the Coaching circle. We then practice a set of different participatory methods and approaches that generate meaningful conversations and tap into collective intelligence to co-create ideas (Liberating structures, Theory U, Art of Hosting, etc.).
During 2020 we met every six weeks and we practiced case clinics for dealing with difficult challenges, we dedicated a circle for coming up with ideas to improve remote collaboration and one on how to embrace uncertainty.