Rapid Design Thinking Template
Stuck with a customer challenge? No problem, let's visualize it. Sharing my Rapid Design Thinking Template that I frequently use (read more...)
Coach Takeshi's Scrum Crash Course
This is a one hour fifty minute condensed version of my otherwise one day Scrum Crash Course that I give (read more...)
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...)
Join us at: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13940775 Dear members of the Agile Organization Development Practitioner's Community, thank you for joining and welcome to (read more...)
Curious Active Listening Mindset as a Leadership Modality - Directional Talk or Dialogue?
Directional Talk, or Dialogue? Previously I shared CALM for receiving critical feedback. You can also have a Curious Active Listening (read more...)
Curious Active Listening Mindset for Receiving Feedback
Receiving critical feedback is dreadful. Our defensive routines get triggered and however we might understand that the feedback giver is (read more...)
Welcome to Design Thinking by Coach Takeshi
Download the deck in PDF | Watch on YouTube Transcript (read more...)
Learn Design Thinking in 30 minutes: Origami Gift Exercise
Here’s a rapid Design Thinking practice exercise that I do in my training sessions. It’s really simple. You pair up (read more...)
Structured + Unstructured Learning, Vertical + Horizontal Learning, Shu-Ha-Ri (守破離)
I use three 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
310. Wow. This is how many people I coached in 2020. Now of course, I didn't do this alone: I (read more...)
Cognitive, Emotional, Compassionate Empathy
There are three types of empathy: cognitive, emotional and compassionate empathy; each respectively the desire to understand, to feel and (read more...)
Feed-Forward Positive Feedback with the FFF Feed-Forward Formula
When we think of feedbacking, we tend to just do "corrective feedbacking"; i.e. feedbacking on things to improve. Don't do (read more...)
日本一わかりやすい、デザイン思考の説明ビデオを作ってみました。 スライドダウンロード PDF Transcript (read more...)
Scrum RACI
My coachees affectionately call it the avocado. I use this to describe the required boundary conditions and effective organizational support (read more...)
Delegation, Empowerment Spectrum
"I don't delegate, I empower." The mantra of the modern enabling manager. I don't disagree. Though caveat emptor. The delegation, (read more...)
Again, it's all in the balance. If it's just all vision and empowerment, the team won't move. Even as an (read more...)
Aristotle’s Influence Model
We use "logos" (rational) too much. It's "pathos" (empathy), "ethos" (credibility, presence), and "kairos" (right time, right place), in balance. (read more...)
It's mastery, so don't expect it to be easy. As both a serial entrepreneur and agile coach to teams of (read more...)
Performing teams have two simple traits: 1. They have team processes that work. 2. People talk to each other.
What do you do? The dreaded elevator pitch question. I fumble on it every time. Some days I will say (read more...)
Social and digital is accelerating the service economy transformation in our world. In the service economy, the competitive advantage is (read more...)
In Praise of Risk
3 years ago today, French philosopher and psychoanalyst Anne Dufourmantelle, best known for her work on risk-taking ("In Praise of (read more...)
8 Eight Mind and Heart Hacks for Emotionally Charged Situations | agile-od.com
Here are eight mind and heart hacks for immediate deployment in emotionally charged situations. I use Rhythm Section and Observe, (read more...)
Coach Takeshi's Agile 101
What is agile? Why agile? How do we do agile? What's the difference between Agile, Scrum, Lean, Design Thinking? Tell (read more...)