Velindre NHS Trust Leadership Programme - Cohort 5 (2019-20)

Action Learning Set - Resources

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Introductory Workshop

Action Learning Guide - Academi Wales                              Action Learning - Sowing Seeds                                 Academi Wales Learning Channel 

Leading in the Welsh Public Service - a leadership behaviours framework for senior leaders (2017)                  True North - Bill George - a brief summary

Leadership (The 3 Constants) - Govier and Nash               Academi Wales Learning Channel                               The Dance of Change - Senge - summary                    

Positive and Negative Capability - French et al 2009          Caring to Change - Kings Fund - May 2017                Leadership Development in Health Care - Kings Fund 2015 

Introduction to Coaching 2019 - David Hain                        OSCAR Coaching Model                                                Introduction to Action Learning - PowerPoint Slides (pdf)


ALS 1 - Introduction to Action Learning


Pre-ALS Issue Brief - Word Version                                    Pre-ALS Issue Brief - pdf Version                         Seven Pre-ALS Questions - Word Version                   


Seven Pre-ALS Questions - pdf Version                             Influencing - the skill for success                         Exerting more power or influence - analysis exercise 


Identifying your Circle of Concern / Influence                    Six Thinking Hats - Edward De Bono                     Being Nice is Not Enough - Hay Research - 2012              


Trust - the foundation of successful teams - AW             ALS Evaluation Summary - Group 1 - 21st May 2019         ALS Evaluation Summary - Group 2 - 22nd May 2019



ALS 2 - Leadership - a principles and strengths-based perspective

VIA Survey of Character Strengths - Univ of Penn        Strengths-based Leadership                        Leadership in Turbulent Times - Sowing Seeds            

Jim Collins - Good to Great - Executive Summary        In Praise of the Incomplete Leader              Leading across the Health and Care System - Kings Fund 2017   

Leading Effectively - questions for reflection                Leadership Styles Questionnaire                  Effective Leaders Questionnaire     

Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership - Kouzes and Posner         Shirtless Dancing Guy - YouTube Link             CONFLICT RESOLUTION CHECKLIST  

Resilience Enhancing Thinking Patterns                        Leading in Uncertain Times - PowerPoint Slides       ALS Evaluation Summary - Group 1 - 18th June 2019

ALS Evaluation Summary - Group 2 - 19th June 2019

Coaching-related resources from David Hain (click on link)

ALS 3 - Leading with Emotional Intelligence (Pre-reading and preparation)

Leadership for Tomorrow - Once More With Feeling                         Emotional Intelligence - Mind Tools                                            Emotional Bank Account

Johari Window                                                                                       EQ - self assessment tool                                                             CORE - the neuroscience of relationships - 2013     


EQ and Organisational Success                                                           Emotional Intelligence Competencies                                         EQ - the edge (Text Book Link)

Bar-On EQi - link to webpage                                                                Bar-On EQi Model                                                                        The 'ABCDE' Model


Cognitive Distortions: When Your Brain Lies to You                        Service Improvement Project - Template                                    TED Talk - Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator


Managing Transitions - William Bridges                                             ALS Evaluation Summary - Group 1 - 23rd July 2019                ALS Evaluation Summary - Group 2 - 24th July 2019


ALS 4 - Leadership - Influencing and Persuading

Push Me Pull You Diagnostic Tool                                                           Handout - Push Me Pull You Diagnostic Tool                         The Skills of Influencing  

The Third Alternative - Dr.Stephen R.Covey                                           Exerting more power or influence exercise                           Influencing - the skill for success  

The Science of Peruasion - Dr Robert Cialdini - YouTube                     Drama Triangle - slides                                                            ALS Evaluation Summary - Group 1 - 17th September 2019


ALS Evaluation Summary - Group 2 - 18th September 2019

ALS 5 - Leading with Political Awareness

Perspectives on Politics Questionnaire                                                   Practising the Art of Positive Politics                                    Political Awareness - Skills You Need Website              

Leading with Political Awareness - a very brief summary                      Political Behaviour - Buchanan                                             Managing Organisational Politics - CSL                                  

Mastering the Power Zone                                                                         Senedd TV - live and archived NAfW proceedings               Confirmation Bias

Leading with Political Awareness - Warwick B'ness School                  Owl Fox Donkey Sheep                                                           Power Types     

The Influence of Power and Politics in Organizations                                How Political is your Organisation?                                         Leading with Political Awareness- PowerPoint Slides

Hubris - intoxicated with power - link to Ac.Wales                                      ALS Evaluation Summary - Group 1 - 23rd October 2019    ALS Evaluation Summary - Group 2 - 24th October 2019


ALS 6 - Leading with Emotional Resilience


Emotional Resilience - pre-ALS On-line Questionnaire                       How Distorted Thinking Increases Stress and Anxiety         Sowing Seeds - Wellbeing

 Emotional Resilience Toolkit                                                                 How Successful People Stay Calm                                         Working With Our Own Vulnerability

Developing Resilience - Research Report - 2011 CIPD et al               How Can I Improve My Personal Resilience?                        The Hero's Journey - Coaching Card  

Glass Half Full - IDeA Report 2010                                                       Resilience Enhancing Thinking Patterns                                 Is it my Workload or my Thinkload?   

Nursing Standard - Developing Resilience - August 2018                 Resilience - GP Update Resource                                             Perceptual Positioning Technique   


The Time Matrix - Urgency and Importance                                        DR GRAC - Delegation                                                              3 Resilience Building Tools


 Managing Transitions - William Bridges                                           ALS Evaluation Summary - Group 1 - 3rd December 2019    ALS Evaluation Summary - Group 2 - 4th December 2019



ALS 7 - Leading Adaptive Change


Sowing Seeds - Adaptive Leadership                                                    Leading Adaptive Change - a very brief overview             Leadership in a Permanent Crisis - Heifetz et al 2009


Transforming the NHS - Second Order Change                                   Managing Transitions - William Bridges                              Adaptive Leadership and Change - Co-coaching Questions      


True North - a brief overview                                                                  Immmunity to Change - a summary guide                           Immunity Mapping Worksheet


Service Improvement Project - Template                                              Lencioni - The Five Dysfunctions of a Team                       The Five Dysfunctions of a Team - on-line book


ALS Evaluation Summary - Group 1 - 28th January 2020                  ALS Evaluation Summary - Group 2 - 29th January 2020



ALS 8 - The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - making leadership development 'stick'!

Seven Habits - Stephen R Covey - Executive Summary                  Seven Habits Executive Summary - MP3 file                            7 Habits - Quick MBA

Identifying your Circle of Concern                                                     Self-help Classics - Stephen R. Covey 7 Habits                       10 Tips to Crack New Habits   

The Power of Habit - Cue Reward Routine - Charles Duhigg          The Maximus Principle - are casualties acceptable?               Dealing with Someone Who is Easily Offended - L.Davey


ALS Evaluation Summary - Group 1 - 4th March 2020                     ALS Evaluation Summary - Group 2 - 5th March 2020




Ian Govier - VTLP ALS themes and experiences