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VUCA & Agile Leadership: Part 7

Part 7—Interdependence & Series Wrap-Up In Part 1 of this 7-part series of posts we looked at VUCA, where the term originated, what it means, and how it relates to Agile leadership.  The speed and interdependence of events in today’s world will ultimately overwhelm the time-honored processes and culture we’ve so far built.  Once comforting...
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Price

VUCA & Agile Leadership: Part 6

Part 6—Price Factor Equalization In Part 1 of this 7-part series of posts we looked at VUCA, where the term originated, what it means, and how it relates to Agile leadership.  The speed and interdependence of events in today’s world will ultimately overwhelm the time-honored processes and culture we’ve so far built.  Once comforting constants...
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The Butterfly Effect

VUCA & Agile Leadership: Part 5

Part 5—The Butterfly Effect In Part 1 of this 7-part series of posts we looked at VUCA, where the term originated, what it means, and how it relates to Agile leadership.  The speed and interdependence of events in today’s world will ultimately overwhelm the time-honored processes and culture we’ve so far built.  Once comforting constants...
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Galaxy

VUCA & Agile Leadership: Part 4

Part 4—Simple v. Complicated v. Complex In Part 1 of this 7-part series of posts we looked at VUCA, where the term originated, what it means, and how it relates to Agile leadership.  The speed and interdependence of events in today’s world will ultimately overwhelm the time-honored processes and culture we’ve so far built.  Once...
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Bits And Pieces

VUCA & Agile Leadership: Part 3

Part 3—Bits & Atoms In Part 1 of this 7-part series we looked at VUCA, its origins and meaning, and how it relates to Agile leadership.  The speed and interdependence of events in today’s world will ultimately overwhelm the time-honored processes and culture we’ve so far built.  Once comforting constants are transforming into variables that...
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Alvin Toffler

VUCA & Agile Leadership: Part 2

Part 2—The Toffler Curve In Part 1 of this 7-part series we looked at VUCA, its origins, it’s meaning, and how it relates to Agile leadership.  The speed and interdependence of events in today’s world are overwhelming the time-honored processes and culture we’ve built so far.  Once comforting constants are transforming into variables that defy...
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Leadership Concept

VUCA & Agile Leadership: Part 1

Part 1—An Introduction to “VUCA” and How it Relates to Agile Leadership The speed and interdependence of events in today’s world are overwhelming the time-honored processes and culture we’ve built so far. Once comforting constants are transforming into variables that defy predictability and challenge traditional models of leadership and management. This is the first in...
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Jim With Roy & Minnie

The Best Leadership Advice Ever

I know that they have their haters, but my family and I are unabashed Disney fans, and particular fans of their theme parks.  My fascination with Disney is on both personal and professional levels. In fact, I recently returned from a Disney World vacation.  This is a photo of me sitting next to statues of...
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Gears

Organizational Agility: Vertical Hierarchy & Titles

In an earlier post I talked about defining every position in the context five roles:  Producer; Talent & Resource Manager; Innovator & Entrepreneur; Personal & Team Developer; and Friend & Citizen.  In this post I argue for limitations on vertical hierarchy. I think most organizations currently have too many levels of vertical distinction.  In non-management...
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Word Leadership Written With White Chalk On Xpcsgkz

The 8 Necessary Values of an Agile Leader

It is now the task of every corporation to examine its own culture, not merely for the sake of its competitive position, although that should be reason enough, but because it is the culture of our business corporations that will determine the future wealth of our nation. – Lawrence M. Miller The topics of “Agile...
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