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Essay on an Emerging Shadow in Coaching, Part Three

What about the coaching profession’s shadow? My concern is that sometimes we coaches – as a profession – over promise. We all make implied or direct promises – it’s called marketing. 299 more words

Professional Development

Deakin assisting Timor Leste

Special visitors at the Annual Dinner were Simao do Rosario, Mr Afonso Soares and Thomas Lopes, three Timorese employees of the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health, and John Toumbourou and Chris Loughnan from Deakin University School of Psychology. 204 more words

Organizational Change

From Village to City Life

St Francis Xavier Primary School, Corio, has contributed $1000 towards a second four day student tour of Dili for their partner school St Estevao Senior Secondary School. 100 more words

Capacity Building

Successful Five Week Teacher Training Program

Mariano Da Silva, The Geelong Viqueque Friendship Schools Project Officer, has recently sent back his report on the successful 5 week “Compact Teacher Training Program” which we ran in conjunction with The Learning Resource Development Centre from Dili. 109 more words

Capacity Building

Structure in Threes: Building vs Planning

One of the problems systemic to the design and planning world is the often famous quote:  “Its done its just a small matter or implementation or programming or etc.”  All too often I’ve seen designers or planner consider the job done once the design is finished.  111 more words

Organizational Change

Essay on an Emerging Shadow in Coaching, Part Two

Another personal shadow we must deal with is ego. We work hard to become qualified. We work hard to develop expertise. We work hard to develop a signature presence in the market place of coaching. 194 more words

Professional Development

Is SAFe(tm) Bad? Is it unsafe? Is it Agile? Are there alternatives?

For much better alternatives to SAFe(tm), see this page.

All my personal/professional opinion.

I’m not a big fan of SAFe(tm). I haven’t yet had time to sit down and detail all of the problems I have with it, but I’ll hit a couple. 406 more words