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.

  • VISION 20/20 This Thursday, I will be the opening speaker for the final day of the Canadian Electro-Federation 2016 Conference entitled VISION 20/20 in beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia. EFC represents over 250 member companies that manufacture, distribute and service electrical and electronics products in Canada and I will be helping the participants at their Conference become better ...
  • A NEW WAVE OF CHANGE IS COMING! Reposted from May 2015  I believe 2015 will mark a new inflection point in the acceleration of business change and will be the kickoff to another stage in the evolution of work.  The next five years will be like the downslope of the roller coaster ride of change – feeling the blast of speed distorting our ...
  • WANT TO DRIVE AGILITY? … BE A CEO! I THINK I WANT TO BE A CEO!  I can still remember back almost a decade ago when my wife and I took our youngest son on tours of prospective colleges and we had a great visit to University of North Carolina at Wilmington.  I have many dear friends in the delightful seaside community of Wilmington, ...
  • AGILE TEAM: The Secret to Delighting Your Customers IT’S ABOUT YOUR PEOPLE. So, McKinsey & Company has been conducting on-going research for several years into understanding what builds differentiated advantage in creating customer value, loyalty and superior experience.  In their latest series of white papers and articles published in March 2016, McKinsey comes at this crucial question from several different angles but consistently with a common ...
  • PROLOGUE FROM THE MASTERS: What is Your Big Miss with Agility? For those of us who enjoy watching and occasionally playing golf … we have a new image for the AGONY OF DEFEAT … Jordan Spieth in despair on the 12th hole of the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia last week.  It was very painful to watch as this very talented wonderkid of golf had ...

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