Leadership Agility

Fire, Ready, Aim… this is rapidly becoming the typical action sequence of leaders today as the pace of daily decision-making outstrips the readiness of some leaders to respond. The intense pressure for real-time responsiveness to the complex needs of customers, vendors, regulators or employees is causing many leaders to increasingly respond before they’re ready to do so.

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Agility and the Power of WHY?

AGility Consulting |

By Tom O’Shea, CMC, PrincipalLife is going at such a blurring pace that it often makes everything around us seem fuzzy and out of focus. Have you ever had that feeling? As we travel around the country and globe working with clients in widely diverse industries and settings, this blur seems to be almost universally […]

What Does Agility Accomplish?

Nick Horney |

Strategic agility can be understood simply as the ability to learn quickly and leverage a flexible mindset in response to shifting dynamics, adversity, and/or change. In terms of defining the Agility methodology, we must focus on the assumption that our world is rapidly changing. To borrow a term from the Department of Defense, we live […]

Anticipating Change in the Corporate World

Tom O'Shea |

In every business, change is one constant all executives should anticipate, and high performers have had to learn on their feet how to translate this reality into new strategies for doing business and leading their organizations. Change can be difficult in any scenario, but despite any amount of kicking and screaming, resistance is futile. Competing […]

Are You Generating Confidence in Yourself and Your Team? Here’s How

Tom O'Shea |

Organizational studies confirm that successful businesses all have a few things in common. For one, they all share a stronger sense of confidence in their missions, leadership and team members. Generating confidence is one of the fundamental responsibilities of effective leaders today, and the third of five key drivers of organizational agility in the Agile […]


LEADERSHIP NARCOSIS™: Symptoms and Solutions

AGility Consulting |

By: Nick Horney, Ph.D. Principal, Agility Consulting Retired Captain, US Navy, Special Operations I use this useful metaphor of “nitrogen narcosis” from my Navy Diving and Explosive Ordnance Disposal experience to describe the adverse behavioral effects and disruptive organizational impact of Leadership Narcosis™. For those scuba divers who have taken the time to read this article, […]

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Focused, Fast & Flexible

Focused, Fast & Flexible

Nick & Tom's new book, "Focused, Fast & Flexible: Creating Agility Advantage in a VUCA World", is now available for purchase on amazon.