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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.

  • Agility Can Be Like a Jigsaw Puzzle 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 weeks, I have had ...
  • AGILITY = SIMPLICITY WHAT IS YOUR 2017 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION?     I bet many of you have some version of “simplifying your life” somewhere in your 2017 resolutions list … I know  I do.  Complexity continues to grow exponentially in all walks of life and has been a mega-trend for some time.  Combined with the rampant acceleration in the pace ...
  • Fighting the VUCA War with Big Data Last year I wrote about the “Big Wave of Change Coming: Disruptive Technology” … well it certainly arrived and is washing across the globe and impacting every segment of the economy.  We hear discussions and headlines talking about “Big Data” accelerating and transforming possibilities across almost every walk of life.  What do they mean by ...
  • Agility and The Tao of Yes 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, individual ...
  • The VUCA of Politics 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 ...

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