Continuous self-development – learning from and with others using real examples
Agile coaches and leadership are faced repeatedly with the challenge of spontaneously, contextually and individually acting and leading. THE plan or THE checklist does not exist here.
The first step in this case is usually to seek advice from esteemed colleagues. But sometimes, the “help them to help themselves” approach as postulated in coaching, is forgotten. Supervision and intervision (peer consulting) apply here and combine both approaches. Both formats also use the group as a resource rich in perspective. Supervision and intervision become “agile” through their application within agile contexts.
Supervision and intervision are formats intended for both peer reviews and for self-reflection within the group. Supervision is accompanied by an external expert (us). Intervision, in contrast, is carried out by colleagues, whereby nobody takes on an explicit expert role.
Peer review means that a specific upcoming, acute or past situation is outlined and reflected upon (by peers) to allow the people involved to work out alternative handling methods or perspectives themselves.
Self-reflection means to be consciously aware of, to experience and learn from your own behavior, thoughts and feelings in various situations. To do this within a trusted group has enormous added value. In this way, not only do we learn by including our own situations, we can also explicitly ask ourselves what we can learn from what others have disclosed.
As an example, to make supervision and intervision more tangible and plausible, I would like to briefly describe the Reflecting Team (RT) here.[AC_PRO id=1144]
There are many other ways to implement supervision and intervision in addition to RT. These can be learned during supervision or in an intervision training.
A successfully applied combination of supervision, intervision and individual coaching is the best prerequisite to efficiently and effectively learn with and from each other.
What do we talk about during supervision and intervision?
- Changes in one’s own leadership role
- Handling conflict situations
- Team and organization development
- Preparation of workshops & retrospectives
- Organization cultures
- Empowering & moderating leadership
Our specific offer for you
■ Agile supervision
■ Intervision training
■ Guided intervision / collegial (peer) consulting
■ Training in different methods for supervision & intervision
■ Creation of a Reflecting Team with other experienced colleagues
■ Introduction of supervision & intervision
■ Interview training for intervision