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Agility Masters


Agility Master: Steve Denning – we had a some great conversations at Business Agility 2017

Agility Master:  Steve Denning – we had a some great conversations at Business Agility 2017

Steve Denning is a prolific writer and thinker about Business Agility for Forbes.  We had some great conversations at Business Agility 2017 about my focus on mid-market companies and corporations specializing in the business agility challenges they face. Read More »


The Agility Interview

The Agility Interview

Recognized as our global community’s thought leading expert in Agility, Vistage has asked me do a series of video podcast interviews with CEOs and Senior Executives, telling their stories of how they pivoted to Agile … as a leader, as a team, as an organization, as a business (with agile innovation) and as an enterprise. Agility is the ability to adapt to ... Read More »


Agility Masters: Chesley Sullenberger

Agility Masters:  Chesley Sullenberger

When identifying leaders who I want to include here as masters, I look for and listen for those who have accessed the higher-order and deeper-order mindsets, skillsets and toolsets of their agile-leadership-presence, to develop the team-agility and organizational-agility required to prevail.  There is no better example than … Chesley Sullenberger Just saw the movie Sully last weekend, the story of which I also ... Read More »


Agility Masters: Sir Alex Ferguson

Agility Masters:  Sir Alex Ferguson

When identifying leaders who I want to include here as masters, I look for and listen for those who have accessed the higher-order and deeper-order pivotal mindsets, skillsets and toolsets of their agile-leadership-presence to develop the team-agility and organizational-agility they need to prevail. Sir Alex Ferguson “Some call him the greatest coach in history. Before retiring in May 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson spent ... Read More »


Agility Masters: Australia – 25 Years Without a Recession.

Agility Masters:  Australia – 25 Years Without a Recession.

While I have been here on a speaking tour of Australia, they just celebrated 25 years without a recession (technically defined as 2 negative quarters of GDP growth in a row).  Now that’s Agile!  They didn’t experience the Great Recession for multiple quarters like much of the rest of the world did.  Read more here in Fortune:  Australia’s Economy Toasts ... Read More »


Agility Masters: General Stanley McChrystal

Agility Masters:  General Stanley McChrystal

When identifying leaders who I want to include here as masters, I look for and listen for those who have accessed the higher-order and deeper-order pivotal mindsets, skillsets and toolsets of their agile-leadership-presence to develop the team-agility and organizational-agility to prevail. General Stanley McChrystal Appointed commander of special-forces in the early 2000s war against AQI (Al-Qaeda in Iraq) which we were losing, he ... Read More »


Interviewing for my Next Book

Interviewing for my Next Book

I am having a blast interviewing “Agility Masters” for my next book which I am working on presently and will be out next year:  Cracking the Agility Code:  Agile Principles for Non-Agile Team Leaders (The Pivotal Secrets of Team-Agility and how to become an Agile High Performance Team) The book is about the pivot from traditional (“waterfall”) mindsets to agile ... Read More »


Agility Masters: Alan Mulally

Agility Masters:  Alan Mulally

When identifying leaders who I want to include here as masters, I look for and listen for those who have accessed the higher-order and deeper-order mindsets, skillsets and toolsets of their agile-leadership-presence, to develop the team-agility and organizational-agility required to prevail.  There is no better example than … Alan Mulally We were blessed to have Alan Mulally speak at our Vistage San Diego ... Read More »


Walk of Fame

Walk of Fame

My star in the walk of fame at the annual Vistage Chair Convention.  12 years and counting as a Chair, plus 10 years and counting as a Resource-Speaker nationally and internationally, I have spoken to more than 250 groups globally and have Chaired  more than 500 group meetings and 1500 one-to-one coaching sessions with CEOs. I love the intersection between my ... Read More »


Agility Masters: Jim Collins

Agility Masters:  Jim Collins

When identifying leaders who I want to include here as masters, I look for and listen for those who have accessed the higher-order and deeper-order mindsets, skillsets and toolsets of their agile-leadership-presence, to develop the team-agility and organizational-agility required to prevail.  There is no better example than … Jim Collins A couple of years ago I spoke at the Direct Sales Association (DSA) Annual ... Read More »