Be Technically and Tactically Proficient: A U.S. Navy Leadership Principle

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By Ben Baran, Ph.D., Agility Analytics Practice Leader One question I like to pose to leaders—current or aspiring—is, “Why would anyone follow you?” After some uncomfortable silence, a few possible reasons emerge, and they typically fall into a few categories. People generally follow other people who: Have legitimate authority due to their position or title, […]

Getting Better Does Not Take Genius or Shiny Things

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By Ben Baran, Ph.D., Agility Analytics Practice Leader “Arriving at meaningful solutions is an inevitably slow and difficult process. Nonetheless, what I saw was: better is possible. It does not take genius. It takes diligence. It takes moral clarity. It takes ingenuity. And above all, it takes a willingness to try.” – Atul Gawande, Better, p. […]

The Synchronicity of Agility

Tom O'Shea |

So what are some of the thoughts and images that come to mind when I say the word SYCHRONIZED?  For some, like my daughter Meaghan, I will bet it could be swimming … she was on the Synchronized Swimming team in college and to this day it remains her favorite Olympic sport.  For others, it […]

Super Bowl Agility: Generating Confidence

Tom O'Shea |

SUPER BOWL LI will always be remembered as the super bowl of major turnaround and “transformation”.  I am not sure how many millions of folks concluded that the game “was over” at half-time with the score 21-3 in favor of the Falcons from Atlanta over the perennial winning New England Patriots from Boston. So, all […]

Agility Can Be Like a Jigsaw Puzzle

Tom O'Shea |

HAVE YOU EVER TRIED TO SOLVE A JIGSAW PUZZLE WITHOUT THE PICTURE?   As anyone who knows me even a little will attest, I love my three grandchildren and have been celebrating the arrival of my first granddaughter – Imogen Louise.  Of course, the most beautiful child ever born :-).   Over the past several […]

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