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Who We Are

Movers, Shakers, Shifters, Shapers

We are an Expert Tribe of Coaches, Trainers, Facilitators for Change, Transformation, Innovation Success

Agile Organization Development is a tribe of experts that develop and deliver learning intervention solutions for the many challenges that organizations face around organizational change, agile and digital transformation, and innovation programmes.

We are a collective of passionate agile coaches, Scrum Masters, Design Thinkers, Lean practitioners, and ICF (International Coach Federation) leadership and team coaches.

Takeshi Yoshida ICF ACC PSM II PSPO

Takeshi Yoshida

Chief Coach & Founder

Agile Organization Development

Bio & Credentials

Executive Coach Profile

What We Do

We Make Teamwork Work

With the power of Learning, we help Organizations develop VUCAO Resilient Leaders & Teams

Our mission is to help leaders, teams and organizations build the capability to perform, function and operate in any volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous, and crucially, overwhelming (hence not just VUCA, but VUCAO) condition, situation and environment.

We are learning professionals that guide people to develop this capability. We KSA (Knowledge, Skill, Ability, Attitude and Aptitude) transfer the many learnings from Design Thinking, Agile Scrum and Lean with training and facilitation, and tap into the individual and collective creativity and resourcefulness of people through coaching.

Hybrid Organization Development with Behavioral Coaching and Process Coaching -

How We Do

Behavioral + Process Coaching

and beyond

Innovation Manager's Toolkit - Lifecycle -
Executive Coaching for the Social Digital Connected Leader - Lifecycle -

Future Proof the Organization - Lifecycle -

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Agile Team Building

Agile Basic Training |
Coach Takeshi's Agile 101

Why we do what we do


Mental Model Dōjō

Coach Takeshi’s coaching journal. Sharing the many mental models that Coach Takeshi actually uses for client sessions.

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The Reflective Leader and Learning Organization Guide

Coach Takeshi’s collection of thoughts on helping leaders use the power of inquiry and introspection for building the mental facility needed in developing Learning Organizations.

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The Lean & Agile Practitioner

Sharing experiments and experiences from work with clients on their Agile organizational transformation journey. Includes work on Agile Scrum, Design Thinking, Lean Startup, and all other “experimental and iterative” approaches.

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Latest Posts

What is a High Performing Leader?

At Agile Organization Development we regularly design and deliver High Performance Leadership Development Programmes for MNCs. The set up by the client is typically a few months to one year journey among a pool of... Read More

Lean Lingo

Kaizen, Kanban, Gemba, Muda and other Lean lingo we always hear, what do they actually mean? Coach Takeshi explains. Download the slides from here. (Creative Commons copy left – free for anyone’s use with attribution.) Read More

c2it to follow-through

As boss, how do we ask our team members “can you see to it?” without sounding hard-pressing and controlling? Getting things done, it’s so hard to seek team members to follow-through, isn’t it. Try “c2it”;... Read More

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Knowing to Stop – A Confucius Teaching

Confucius’ 7 spaces of learning Knowing to stop – is a simple notion but difficult to practice skill. In “Great Learning (大学)”, written around 2,500 years ago by one of his first disciples Zengzi (曾子),... Read More

A Pretty Good Summary of Lean, Agile Scrum

Glossary: Lean, Agile, Scrum, Sprint, Kanban Consider Lean & Agile as pretty much the same thing, they are basically really good approaches to handling projects with a lot of uncertainties, which is why successful startups... Read More

Scrum Sprint Pilot

Pilot objective Within the Scrum community, there is abundant writing suggesting that the two main factors of Scrum implementation failure are: (1) sub-optimal team structure at the onset, and (2) the Scrum Team failing to... Read More

Agile 101

What is agile? Why agile? How do we do agile? What’s the difference between Agile, Scrum, Lean, Design Thinking? Tell me about Scrum. Is agile a fad? What’s the difference between Agile and agility? All... Read More

Coach Takeshi’s Scrum Crash Course

Learn Scrum the right way! This is a one hour fifty minute condensed version of my otherwise one day Scrum Crash Course that I give to leaders and teams that are about to embark on... Read More

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