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Monthly Archives: January 2016


The Focused, Fast & Flexible Manifesto

The Focused, Fast & Flexible Manifesto

In an increasingly VUCA World (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity) , an Agility Advantage lives at the intersection of 3 domains: LEAN/Lean Startup/Scrum/AGILE (Agile Software Development & Agile Project Management) – understanding the principles of a more iterative, experimental, learning approach to doing complex things (applied at the level of the enterprise, not just at the level of project management/software development) essential for ... Read More »


Classic Vistage Story in 3 Chapters: Looking Under the Hood for Fraud

Classic Vistage Story in 3 Chapters:  Looking Under the Hood for Fraud

Classic Vistage Story in 3 chapters: Chapter 1:  Two guests at my group get talking last week.  One is a CPA passionate in helping CEOs detect fraud.  The other is a CEO who expresses interest, only because it has never occurred to him to do something like that. Chapter 2:  CEO connects CPA with his controller (long time and very ... Read More »


Agile Boards

Agile Boards

My work on agility focuses in asking these core questions: Are you AGILE or FRAGILE? Are you and AGILE Leadership Presence or a FRAGILE Leadership Presence? How Will You Move from the FRAGILE Majority to the AGILE Minority as a … Leader? Team? Organization? Business? Enterprise? The Board has a pivotal role in that.  So, I like to ask: Do you have ... Read More »


Agile Government for an Agile Country

Agile Government for an Agile Country

The newly elected Prime Minister of Australia (2015) is majoring on agile:  developing an agile government for an agile country in a disruptive future – Agile Australia. The Australia of the future has to be a nation that is agile, that is innovative, that is creative. We can’t be defensive, we can’t future-proof ourselves.  We have to recognise that the disruption ... Read More »


Read More for Vistage Executive Summits: “Cracking the Agility Code: an update of the Latest in Agile Thinking & Trends” (Mike Richardson)

Read More for Vistage Executive Summits:  “Cracking the Agility Code:  an update of the Latest in Agile Thinking & Trends” (Mike Richardson)

Our Community’s Thought Leading Expert Mike Richardson provides an update of the Latest in Agile Thinking & Trends. Nobody in our Vistage community is better equipped than Mike to keep our members updated in this increasingly crucial topic area of AGILITY.  See blog here about GE making massive investments to pivot from LEAN to AGILE:  The Biggest Agile Startup on Earth: GE ... Read More »