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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.

  • HR AGILITY … PIT CREW SHAPING THE FUTURE? MAY YOU LIVE IN INTERESTING TIMES … has always been a favorite phrase of mine as I have always taken it to mean … should you be so lucky as to live in active, dynamic and expansive times.  While many of us have attributed this as an old Chinese proverb, it turns out to really ...
  • How Is Your Merry-Go-Round Agility? I recently used this image in one of my client off-sites to illustrate the on-going challenge that they (and so many others) face every day in their battles to SHAPE THE FUTURE while surviving the swirl and gravitational pull of each day.  Whew, it gets exhausting I know.  Ahh, if only the merry-go-round would just spin horizontally ...
  • Finding Your Agility Symphony The Ode to Joy … is both a famous composition by Ludwig von Beethoven and also the feeling one gets from taking your daughter and six year old Beethoven-loving grandson to his first symphony concert (geared for kids).  This passion comes to him quite naturally from his mother who is a cellist and professional music teacher ...
  • THE TAO OF YES & 2016 Resolutions One year ends … the next begins.  This is the time when many of us are making resolutions for change … some involving small lifestyle adjustments and some dreaming of dramatic transformation.  My favorite collection of New Year resolutions comes from American folk music legend Woody Guthrie back in 1940’s.  Woodie’s list covers a wide ...
  • AGILITY IN 2016: ACCELERATING YOUR SPEED OF PLAY Isn’t it remarkable how American football teams kick into another gear when it gets to be the end of the game and the fabled “2-minute drill” … especially at this time of year when everything seems to count for more?  The concentration and focus from everyone on the team on what it takes to be ...

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