Past Meetup

The Power of Coaching - Enabling transformative change in yourself and others

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In the Agile community, the term "coaching" gets bandied around almost as much as "Agile". What do we mean by "coaching", what are the core skills of an effective coach, what does good look like and how does it feel to coach and be coached?

Join us in this workshop to experience what being a coach means and discover where you are on your personal journey of continuous improvement.

About Portia Tung

Portia is a personal and Executive coach, Agile coach and play researcher creating transformative change in a range of organisations including the Prime Minister’s Office, the NHS, British Airways and financial institutions. Portia combines coaching and business strategies with play to bring about positive and enduring change. She is also the founder of The School of Play (, dedicated to promoting happier adulthood through lifelong play. into existence.
Portia is also the author of The Dream Team Nightmare, the first ever Agile novel where your discussions determine the outcome of the story. If you’ve enjoyed the Agile Fairytales, you’ll love this first novel in the Agile Adventure Series created by Portia.


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Book: The Dream Team Nightmare

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