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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.

  • 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 ...
  • ARE YOU READY TO REBOOT? Whenever my computer begins to freeze up and its clear that it is overloaded and not able to respond to my commands … I know it is time to REBOOT.  Reboot is a cleansing action that clears the cache of old, useless information which slows down the operating system performance.  Reboot can also be a refreshing ...
  • Does Your Change Agility Feel Like Ground Hog’s Day? It feels like we keep re-learning the same lessons every day!  That was the cry from one of my clients a few weeks and it made me think about one of the funnier movies of all time.  Ground Hog’s Day (1993) is a classic comedy with Bill Murray starring as the curmudgeon news weatherman, appropriately named ...

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