You Have Come to the Right PlaceIs your AGILITY being tested like never before? You have come to the right place. Welcome to my personal blog where I am cracking the code of agility. In particular for CEOs and Executives of mid-market companies and corporations. I specialize in the business agility realities and challenges you face, leveraging insights at the intersection of my experiences and research. Read More. Here you will find a thought-leadership learning platform for you and your team to become students of agility. Pivot to an agile mindset, skillset and toolset to develop your operating system of organizational-agility, team-agility and leadership-agility. You must to prevail, survive and thrive in the chaos of increasing VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity).
Update November 2018Very excited to share that I am practicing what I am preaching by becoming the President of Online Trading Academy, to evolve a real time case-study of Agility. OTA is a substantial and fast growing business where I will be Cracking the Agility Code to keep up with and stay ahead of its trajectory of success, with the sustainability, scalability and agility required. We have very big aspirations and I am having a blast. I have been ramping up with them for 18 months already since mid 2017 and just went full time November 1st 2018. Read more here: Trading Places – My Next Leadership Chapter as President at Online Trading Academy evolving a real-time Agile Case-Study. If you ever wanted to follow along step by step with an agile transformation journey, now is your chance! I will be blogging about this as a real time unfolding case study which you can follow along with: Real-Time Agility Case-Study
My colleagues and I at Agility Consulting & Training are world leaders helping organizations go on agile transformation journeys leveraging the research-based AGILE Model. We help them leave the fragile majority who live in disorganized-chaos and for whom VUCA is full of threat to join the agile minority who live in organized-chaos for whom VUCA is full of opportunity.
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See the official Navy SEAL Ethos/Creed at the Naval Special Warfare Command Website: Navy SEAL Ethos/Creed Definitely worth reading the whole thing. My favorite parts are: In times of war or uncertainty there is a special breed of warrior ready to answer our Nation’s call. A common man with uncommon desire to succeed. Forged by adversity, ... Read More »
One of my favorites for times of VUCAdversity: “If you’re going through hell, keep going!” (Winston Churchill) Read More »
Agile requires a pivot of mindset. In an accelerating VUCA world, the 3rd and longitudinal dimension of journey orientation has become the primary dimension around which we must reframe our approach to translating agile strategy and agile execution into traction, avoiding wheel$pin, which can cost us a fortune. For that pivot of mindset, we must simultaneously understand the microscopic ... Read More »
The journey to mastery is through complexity. Often voicing the KISS principle, “can’t we just keep it simple stupid”, Dabblers, obsessives and hackers bounce off complexity getting stuck in stupid simplicity this side of complexity, which can be the KISS of Death! Masters understand the nature of the journey and keep moving through complexity, to the other side and mastery ... Read More »
While organizational agility is a timeless problem, today’s reality is placing new and unfamiliar demands upon us and our skills. It is asking new questions of our executive strengths, which are being tested in new ways. To pass the test, we need new answers. Where do we get those new answers? That was a question I constantly asked myself as ... Read More »