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About Coach Takeshi

Takeshi Yoshida, Lifecycle

Takeshi Yoshida

Chief Coach & Founder

Lifecycle Pte. Ltd. (Singapore)

Bio & Credentials

I am an independent coach, trainer, facilitator and consultant that works with individuals, teams and organizations on complex business and workplace challenges.

I am many professionals in one: I deliver work by integrating my expertise in Behavioral Coaching, Process Coaching and Organization Development, and my combined 25+ years of front-line business experience as former banker and current serial startup entrepreneur.

As a Behavioral Coach, I am an International Coach Federation curriculum trained coach specialized in Positive Psychology. I incorporate in my coaching many learnings from classic and contemporary behavioral science, including Conversational Intelligence, Non-Violent Communication, Radical Candor, Choice Theory, Theory X & Y and habit formation.

As a Process Coach, I am an experienced practitioner of Design Thinking, Agile Scrum and Lean Startup from my many startup projects. I am a Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master II and Professional Product Owner. I use Liberating Structures for facilitation work, and also am a certified Lego® Serious Play® facilitator.

Coach Takeshi: Behavioral Coach, Process Coach, Organization Development Professional

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Career, Education & Qualifications

  • 2011 – Present: Lifecycle Pte. Ltd., Founder (Singapore)

    • 2018 – Present: Ongoing Organization Development, Design Thinking, Agile Scrum coaching, training, facilitating, consulting client engagements

    • 2011 – Present: Various start-up projects

    • 2015 – 2018: Canopy Pte. Ltd., Chief Commercial Officer (Singapore, fintech)

  • 2009 – 2011: Barclays Bank, Director (Singapore & Tokyo, Global Markets)

  • 2004 – 2009: Deutsche Bank, Director (Singapore & Tokyo, Global Markets)

  • 2002 – 2004: Bank of America, VP (Tokyo, Global Markets)

  • 1994 – 2001: Morgan Stanley (Tokyo, Investment Banking, Asset Management)

  • 2001 – 2002: INSEAD, MBA, Freshfields Scholarship (France)

  • 1990 – 1994: International Christian University, BA, Liberal Arts (Tokyo)

  • Professional Scrum Master, Product Owner (PSM II, PSPO), Scrum.org (credential)

  • Certified LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Facilitator, Association of Master Trainers in the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method (credential)

  • CCC (Certified Competent Coach, School of Coaching Mastery, credential)

  • CPPC in progress (Certified Positive Psychology Coach, International Association of Positive Psychology Coaches)

  • ICF ACC in assessment (International Coach Federation, Associate Certified Coach, application submitted Jan 2020)

Contact


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https://medium.com/@takeshi.yoshida/latest
@coachtakeshi
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Publications

Knowing to Stop – A Confucius Teaching
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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
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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

How to Get Scrum Right on First Attempt
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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

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Maslow’s Final Theory Z
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Self-Transcendence – Beyond Self-Actualization and Theory X & Y Maslow’s Original Hierarchy of Needs Model In 1943, Abraham H. Maslow published his ground breaking paper “A Theory of Human Motivation,” outlining what we commonly know... Read More

Stop #failureporn
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There’s this thing called failure porn. As Agile professionals, as educators, as parents, we say it’s okay to fail. Go for it, try your best, and if you fail as a result, it’s okay, because... Read More

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