Creating Your Agility Advantage

tomoshea240For the past 30 years, I have worked with major companies, clients and leaders across most industry sectors and continents to discover the answers to a basic question – how to adapt and thrive in an increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous business environment.  In this blog, I will leverage my global experience leading human resources, strategic planning and running a consumer products business to share thoughts, observations and insights about how you and your team can create and sustain success by making AGILITY your competitive advantage.

  • Super Bowl Agility – Focused, Fast & Flexible! WHAT A DIFFERENCE TWO YEARS CAN MAKE IF YOU ARE COMMITTED TO TEAM AGILITY! The Philadelphia Eagles just demonstrated the essence of team agility (being focused, fast and flexible) in their stout 41-33 Super Bowl victory over the five-time Super Bowl champion New England Patriots led by Hall of Fame (to be) quarterback Tom Brady. Ever since ...
  • When the Water Level Is Low – the Stumps Will Show Agility Life Lesson #11 … When the water level is low … the stumps will show! I think I first heard that insightful Southern saying over thirty years ago when I was a young thirty something HR Director learning my way around the business world.  I was riding between Wrangler jeans plants with our Divisional Finance ...
  • Agility Playbook for 2018 – Offense or Defense? ’Tis the Season to be Jolly … it is also the season for lots of great football action!  Hopefully your favorite team will be peaking and performing at this time when it really matters.  Our team is the Carolina Panthers who are heading to the playoffs but experiencing some unpredictable VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ...
  • AGILE Curiosity “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.”   –Albert Einstein Last week I was in Milwaukee among about 200 pharmaceutical leaders and executives exploring THE CURIOUS MIND as a business and learning construct. This focus definitely makes total sense for this great company since their business is centered on ...
  • AGILE CHAT – A Brave New World Does anyone else remember when 2001: A Space Odyssey was just an epic science-fiction film produced and directed in 1968 by Stanley Kubrick about unimaginable things that could happen way off in the distant future? Kubrick portrayed a future that could involve artificial intelligence and extraterrestrial life in profound ways.  For many of us, it ...

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Focused, Fast & Flexible

Focused, Fast & Flexible

Nick & Tom's new book, "Focused, Fast & Flexible: Creating Agility Advantage in a VUCA World", is now available for purchase on amazon.