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Gong Xi Fa Cai 2023! @coachtakeshi

Gong Xi Fa Cai 2023!

Gong Xi Fa Cai! Wishing all those who celebrate the Lunar New Year a wonderful 2023 ahead! After another fruitful … Read More

Can agile coaching hours count towards ICF credentialling?

Can agile coaching hours count towards ICF credentialling?

Hi Coach Takeshi, I am working towards ICF PCC through ACTP ROUTE. I am not clear about what activities as … Read More

Lay Your Lobster Traps

Lay Your Lobster Traps

It bewilders me. Sitting by a calm sea, single line and hook. No catch for today. That’s okay and probably … Read More

Measuring Coaching, Training, Consulting Intervention Efficacy and Needs

Measuring Coaching, Training, Consulting Intervention Efficacy and Needs

Practicing Empiricism in Learning Interventions As learning professionals, we coach, train, consult and facilitate our client teams to measure their … Read More

Structured + Unstructured Learning, Vertical + Horizontal Learning, Shu-Ha-Ri (守破離)

Structured + Unstructured Learning, Vertical + Horizontal Learning, Shu-Ha-Ri (守破離), Spirit of Kizuki (気付きの精神)

I use four mental models to describe my pedagogy (theory and practice of education): Structured + Unstructured Learning Lecturing, teaching, … Read More

Coach Takeshi's 2020 Wrap Up and 2021 Wishes

Coach Takeshi’s 2020 Wrap Up and 2021 Wishes

310. Wow. This is how many people I coached in 2020. Now of course, I didn’t do this alone: I … Read More

In Praise of Risk

In Praise of Risk and the late Anne Duformantelle

3 years ago today, French philosopher and psychoanalyst Anne Dufourmantelle, best known for her work on risk-taking (“In Praise of … Read More

Stop #failureporn - only real failures count - agile-od.com

Stop #failureporn

There’s this thing called failure porn. As Agile professionals, as educators, as parents, we say it’s okay to fail. Go … Read More

Knowledge is for Consumption | Coach Takeshi | agile-od.com

Knowledge is for Consumption

Knowledge is for consumption. This is my street philosophy, but I really abide to this. I really, really like to … Read More

We know the sound of two hands clapping. But what is the sound of one hand clapping?

Zen koan: What is the sound of one hand clapping?

We know the sound of two hands clapping. But what is the sound of one hand clapping? – Zen Master … Read More

VUCAO agile-do.com Lifecycle

VUCA”O” – Why I add Overwhelming to Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous

Because when we’re overwhelmed, we make simple and complicated situations, complex and chaotic. Complexity & uncertainty handling is starting to … Read More

Lattice Work of Mental Models

Charlie Munger, Warren Buffet’s 95 years old “right hand man,” on “lattice work of mental models”: “You’ve got to have … Read More