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Author Archives: Mike Richardson


Message for WCAS

Message for WCAS

I am looking forward to being with you for your IT Leader Meeting in La Jolla, San Diego on September 18th, in which we will explore the secrets of Enterprise Agility together.  Please see my video below and then continue reading below for a little homework/pre-work:   [Embedded Video]   Most people assume that AGILE is for software/IT departments and ... Read More »


Fail Again, Fail Better (Tim Hartford)

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The Way to Success

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The 5 Keys to Mastery: George Leonard

 The 5 Keys to Mastery: Surrender to Your Passion Practice.  Practice.  Practice. Getting a Good Guide Visualize the Outcome Play the Edge Read More »


AGILE Boards of Directors and Boards of Advisors

AGILE Boards of Directors and Boards of Advisors

There are more and more examples of Boards (or the lack of Boards) being part of an enterprise’s Fragility problem not its Agility solution.   This was the topic of a 2017 NYSE Corporate Board Member Magazine article:  The Importance of Being Agile (Board Agility/Agile Boards) One of the most shocking recent examples being GE:  Who’s Been Asleep at the ... Read More »


Message for Harris Supply Solutions

3 Questions: How is our landscape shifting? What opportunities and threats are taking shape on the horizon? Externally in our industry/market space? Internally in our corporate environment? We will be doing The VUCA Report survey a few weeks prior to the event, which will provide us a data set answering the question:  What VUCA are we experiencing? (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity ... Read More »


Chief Agility Officer

Chief Agility Officer

Some great articles relating to this: Why now is the time to appoint a Chief Agility Officer Now is time for a new entrant to the board – the chief agility officer, with executive responsibility for transforming how work gets done in an organization, not what works gets done. A disruptive influencer, the chief agility officer will relentlessly focus on ... Read More »


“It takes not one but two entrepreneurs to build a great company” Rocket Fuel Book

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Solving 3 Rubik’s Cubes while Juggling!

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The Wisdom of a 3rd Grade Dropout

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