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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.

  • POQ: POSITIVE OPTIMISM QUOTIENT IN AGILE ORGANIZATIONS Do you see the glass as half empty or half full?  How about your team, your division or your company?  Much has been written about organizational culture and the challenges of building high levels of trust and loyalty in organizations today due in part to the disintegration of trust in our elected officials, financial institutions ...
  • Mapping Leadership to Organizational Agility Through HR Analytics Most business leaders now understand and appreciate the value in BIG DATA and analytics.  Building capacity for better and faster decision-making requires every enterprise to challenge themselves on how they identify data that matters as well as how to stream it in a way that facilitates the right insights and fluidity for action.  That is ...
  • MAPPING YOUR VUCASPHERE Each organization faces its own indigenous VUCA climate and context—we call it your VUCASPHERE.  We believe VUCA is here for the long term, so the critical response is for organizations to develop a superior capacity to recognize and evaluate the VUCA factors as the organizations continue to serve their stakeholders.   Building this capacity becomes the operating ...
  • Creating Inspired and Agile HR Teams “May you live in interesting times” … this often used saying normally attributed as a Chinese proverb turns out to be an English saying after all. According to Wikipedia, the closest Chinese proverb goes something like this, “Better to be a dog in a peaceful time, than to be a man in a chaotic (warring) ...
  • Agility Means Facing Change, Right? Last week I had the pleasure of traveling across a large section of the southeast as I went down to Atlanta across to Savannah and back up through a soggy South Carolina to my home in Greensboro, North Carolina.  After what seems like a lifetime of rain and dreariness for the past couple of weeks, ...

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