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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.

  • 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 ...
  • Agility – Being Your Best 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! 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 ...

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