Strong teams talk about elephants training March 2020

Strong teams talk about elephants training March 2020

In a time where more and more teams are expected to work in an autonomous way, facilitating team dialogue about interpersonal tensions might well be one of the most crucial aspects of leadership. And one of the most challenging.

Description:

Many teams and organisations struggle or fail to collaborate effectively because of tensions and conflict in teams. These interpersonal tensions often take up team energy and can lead to disengagement when they are not addressed.

Instead of ignoring the elephants in the room, strong teams are capable of dealing with interpersonal issues in an open and transparent way. They know that conflict is part of (work) life, and have the skills and awareness needed to have these challenging conversations with each other about team elephants. As a result the safety and trust in the team increases.

Register here More about the elephant model

Learning objectives:

After this 3-day course you will:

  • Have a sense and understanding of what facilitation practices can contribute to creating safe and trustful environments in teams
  • Have a basic understanding of non violent communication and how to it can serve you in moments of tension
  • Have identified personal learning edges when it comes to dealing with conflict
  • Have a basic understanding of S3 principles and practices including peer review, feedback practices, driver creation and navigating via tension

Benefits:

After this 3-day course you will:

  • Have a sense and understanding of what facilitation practices can contribute to creating safe and trustful environments in teams
  • Have a basic understanding of non violent communication and how to it can serve you in moments of tension
  • Have identified personal learning edges when it comes to dealing with conflict
  • Have a basic understanding of S3 principles and practices including peer review, feedback practices, driver creation and navigating via tension

General information:

Workshop date: 25 – 27 March 2020

Workshop language: English

Location: Affligem, Belgium

Organising partner: iLean

For whom is this course?

This training will bring great value to:

  • Team & organizational leaders, project managers, product owners and ScrumMasters
  • Organizational change agents, consultants and HR
  • Anyone interested in exploring ways of improving teamwork, especially in a context of self-organization and shared leadership

 

Workshop facilitators:

Sara Leysen, Mira Bangel, Bart Oste (further info about trainers here)

 

Course investment & registrations:

Register here   More about the elephant model

Sociocracy 3.0 training Porto, 09th-11th Mar 2020

Sociocracy 3.0 training Porto, 09th-11th Mar 2020

About the course:

    • How can you scale an agile organisation without loosing agility?
    • How can large organisations minimise management efforts and bureaucracy by reinforcing self-organisation beyond agile methods?
    • How to nurture a culture of innovation beyond an agile team, minimise hierarchies and create an attractive working environment for young talent?

Organisations all over the world are trying new ways to increase effectiveness and organisational agility. Self-organisation, increased autonomy and effective collaborative work methods are only part of the emerging patterns.

Sociocracy 3.0 offers a rich menu of possibilities that can be adapted to each organisation’s unique context and that build on Sociocracy practices, non-violent communication and lean & agile methods.

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Strong teams talk about elephants: Fostering safety & trust in teams

Strong teams talk about elephants: Fostering safety & trust in teams

In a time where more and more teams are expected to work in an autonomous way, facilitating team dialogue about interpersonal tensions might well be one of the most crucial aspects of leadership. And one of the most challenging.

Description:

Many teams and organisations struggle or fail to collaborate effectively because of tensions and conflict in teams. These interpersonal tensions often take up team energy and can lead to disengagement when they are not addressed.

Instead of ignoring the elephants in the room, strong teams are capable of dealing with interpersonal issues in an open and transparent way. They know that conflict is part of (work) life, and have the skills and awareness needed to have these challenging conversations with each other about team elephants. As a result the safety and trust in the team increases.

Register here  View programme

Learning objectives:

After this 2.5-day course you will:

  • Have a sense and understanding of what facilitation practices can contribute to creating safe and trustful environments in teams
  • Have a basic understanding of non violent communication and how to it can serve you in moments of tension
  • Have identified personal learning edges when it comes to dealing with conflict
  • Have a basic understanding of S3 principles and practices including peer review, feedback practices, driver creation and navigating via tension

Benefits:

After this 2.5-day course you will:

  • Have a sense and understanding of what facilitation practices can contribute to creating safe and trustful environments in teams
  • Have a basic understanding of non violent communication and how to it can serve you in moments of tension
  • Have identified personal learning edges when it comes to dealing with conflict
  • Have a basic understanding of S3 principles and practices including peer review, feedback practices, driver creation and navigating via tension

General information:

Workshop date: 23 – 25 October 2019

Workshop language: English

Location: Affligem, Belgium

Organising partner: iLean

For whom is this course?

This training will bring great value to:

  • Team & organizational leaders, project managers, product owners and ScrumMasters
  • Organizational change agents, consultants and HR
  • Anyone interested in exploring ways of improving teamwork, especially in a context of self-organization and shared leadership

 

Workshop facilitators:

Sara Leysen, Mira Bangel, Bart Oste (further info about trainers here)

Course investment & registrations:

Click here to register   View programme

Course: organisational design & Business Agility

Course: organisational design & Business Agility

Do you want to support the development of agile and resilient organisations that offer new organisational dynamics and work conditions?  Are you looking for practices that can help you make this happen?

In this course we will look at different organisational models and practices including Teal, Sociocracy 3.0, liquid organisations, anti fragility, agile etc., and we will explore innovative tools and real life cases (Zappos, Haier, Buurtzorg…) that help you amplify your perspective and resources to support digital and cultural transformation processes. The course has been developed in collaboration with ThinkingWithYou and 9Brains.

Course content:

For this course we have prepared different practices that we use to support our clients in their transition journey. We invite you to think of new ways of designing and developing your organisation, to discover different models, manifestos, structures and organisational practices that are emerging in new work contexts.

Discover new ideas and inspiration for the design of your organisation through an experiential learning experience.

Discover inspiring models and viewpoints from Zygmunt Bauman, Nassim Taleb, Edgar Schein, Bob Anderson, Wilber, Beck and Schneider. Find out about concepts and models including Antifragility, integral theory, the Schneider model and Cynefin.

Explore examples of manifestos, develop your own and discover new things about your own organisational context in conversation with others. Find out about paradigms like Teal and organisational practices like Sociocracy 3.0.

Discover a selection of examples and best practice and apply what you learn with concrete challenges (salary review, vacation management, motivation & recognition of teams etc.)

Register now  More info in the programme (in Spanish)

General information:

Course dates: Organisational design workshop: 16th & 17th of October + optional Business Agility Certification 18th October 2019

Language: Spanish

Venue: Thinking With You. Paseo de las Acacias 50 Bis, 28005, Madrid

For whom is this course?

This course has been developed especially for HR & innovation specialists, transformation managers, agile coaches, entrepreneurs & change managers

Workshop facilitators:

Miguel Ocaña (Twitter | LinkedIn), Anais Rubio-Galván (Twitter |LinkedIn), Eduardo Toledo (Twitter | LinkedIn), Israel Alcázar (Twitter |LinkedIn), Mira Bangel (Twitter | LinkedIn), Gerardo Barcia (Twitter | LinkedIn), graphic facilitation: Marina Roa (LinkedIn)

Course investment & registrations:

Register here  Course programme (in Spanish)

ESPON Participatory design-thinking lab

ESPON Participatory design-thinking lab

“We can’t solve problems by using the same way of thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein

Design Thinking is a human-centred, collaborative approach to problem solving. Experience it first hand during our participatory design-thinking lab on spatial planning in Western Europe.

Join policy makers and experts in a collaborative process to explore some of the core changes which are affecting spatial planning in Western Europe today. Our team will be there to facilitate the participatory process and to do the graphic facilitation. Register here before April 10th: https://www.espon.eu/netherlands

Sociocracy 3.0 community of practice

Sociocracy 3.0 community of practice

Sociocracia 3.0 offers a wide range of possibilities and can be adapted to the particular context of each organisation; it is based on practices from Sociocracy, non-violent communication, agile and lean.

Why a community of practice?

People are increasingly in need of tools and practices that enable effective collaboration and there is an increasing interest in Sociocracy 3.0, while there is limited experience. We need spaces where we can exchange experience and deepen our knowledge so we can contribute to the integrity of the practice and have access to a community of support when needed.

Where can I find Meetups?

SenseTribe organises monthly meet-ups in Portugal (Lisboa & Porto) and Spain (mainly Madrid). There is also a Meetup in Barcelona that we recommend.

How can I join?

If you want to explore the wisdom and benefits of Sociocracy 3.0 and see how it can work in practice, these meet-ups are for you.

  • How much does it cost? Meet-ups are free.
  • How can I sign up? Just confirm your attendance on our Meetup events
  • Is there any specific requirement for me to join? Your presence and the desire to learn something new.

See you in our next Meetup event 😉