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Agility and The Tao of Yes

Tom O'Shea |

Is your glass more than half full with the mindset of YES or running on the emptiness of NO most of the time? How about your team or your company?  Maybe more than anything else, we find the “mindset” of organizations to be highly influenced and shaped by everyday behavior and language of key influential, […]

The VUCA of Politics

Tom O'Shea |

Volatile. Uncertain. Complex. Ambiguous.  VUCA is that descriptive term coined more than 10 years ago by US Army War College to describe the operating environment military leaders have been facing and for which they must be prepared.  I think VUCA is a pretty good descriptive phrase for what we have seen in the 2016 Presidential political […]

Agility – Being Your Best

Tom O'Shea |

This past weekend I attended the 2016 National Conference for the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC) in Washington D.C. and it triggered the reminder of my long term commitment to a simple but formative phrase … being your best.  This phrase captures a mentality and gift from my father, son of an immigrant from Ireland […]

Agility Comes to DC!

Tom O'Shea |

Wow … if only it could be true … now more than ever before.  It is only fitting that the 2016 National Conference for the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC) will be held in Washington, DC from October 21-23.  IMC is the premier global professional association for serious-minded consultants to management across the globe.  So, there is a […]


Tom O'Shea |

Whenever my computer begins to freeze up and its clear that it is overloaded and not able to respond to my commands … I know it is time to REBOOT.  Reboot is a cleansing action that clears the cache of old, useless information which slows down the operating system performance.  Reboot can also be a refreshing […]

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