The  AgileAdvantage  Mastering Business in the New EconomyRussell J White
Its Just Not Fun Anymore?
Is it Still Worth the Effort?
“In times of rapid        change,     experience   could be your  worst enemy.”    -- J. Paul Getty
Ever Been in an Earthquake?
Agility is Replacing Stability
Built for a shifting landscape
A Huge Shift is Going On!We don’t tell themwhat we want, they tell us what they       want.
People dontresist change. They resistchange being forced on   them!
BlackBerry phones went fromthe front of the line to the back   of the line in only 5 years.
Change is Driving Us,We Don’t Drive Change
The waves of change are getting biggerand faster. Are you becoming obsolete?
Landline Telephones
Keys
Command and Control Managers
Good Days
Scary Days
Bismark’s HammerThe time comes to lay   down old tools
If 78%   of workingAmericans aredissatisfied with   their jobs,     we are    doing it     wrong.
I don’t care  how longyou’ve been in business,what are youdoing for me    now?
The Agile Advantage     Agile Culture   Agile Leadership      Agile Talent Agile Decision Making
Agile Culture      “Agility means that you      are faster than your      competition. Agile      time frames are      mea...
Expect High Performance
Examine systems, procedures, and policies
Innovate
Develop Skills, Reward with Responsibility
Where is YourChicken Point?
What can beaccomplished by an  Agile Business?
What changes do you need to make to your   culture?
Agile Leadership:“You don’t lead by hitting people over the  head – that’s assault, not leadership.”         Dwight D. Eis...
The New Economy Workforce• Fully connected• The best talent are  free agents• Extremely  communicative• Where Gen X  liked...
Make Uncertainty Your Comfort Zone
Be Decisive in Indecisive Times
Where do miraculous decisions         come from?• Being in tune with the direction of the company• Committed talent who su...
Recalculate
Focus on behaviors more than goals
What changes do youneed to make to your    leadership?
Agile Talent                           Why should I                                                      Who cares        ...
Why do youwant top talent?
We are used to branding to customers
What is your employment brand?
I got your employment brand         -- right here!
Win Talent Wars by Becoming an     Employer of Choice
The Steelers War Room
The Agile Business War Room•   Detailed talent assessment of each individual•   Prioritized list of talent deficiencies•  ...
The   VIPTreatment
“A little bit of weird”
Who is Critically Important?
Talent likes to do what they are good at while  being recognized for their contribution.      You want them to soar.
Top talent will most frequentlyquit their boss more often than      quit their company.
Top talent wants to be with     other top talent
Fit for the culture          Fit to the focusThe Fit   Fit for the position          Fit for the rest of the            wo...
Consistent Recognition
Competitive Compensation
What changes do youneed to make to your talent management?
Agile Decision MakingHow do they manage not to collide        with each other?
SwarmingSolutions
Swarm Team Rules•   Sketch up a project•   Determine the talents that will be needed•   Decentralize coordination•   Creat...
Swarmingemployees   withcustomers
The company wanted to make sure that each plane got in and out as quickly as possible,       even if it arrived early or l...
ObserveOrient   OODA          Loop     Act         Decide
What is a wiki?
The Company Wiki
TheExchange This is aconference   table
What changes do youneed to make in howdecisions are made?
What is the  AgileAdvantage?
What doesthe boss want  us to do?
I know what to do to get the job done
Thank you forbringing me back to    Round Up!Check out my videos  at BizWizTV.comfor more information     to help your    ...
The Agile Advantage: Mastering Business in the New Economy
The Agile Advantage: Mastering Business in the New Economy
The Agile Advantage: Mastering Business in the New Economy
The Agile Advantage: Mastering Business in the New Economy
The Agile Advantage: Mastering Business in the New Economy
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Stability is being replaced with agility to be able to be successful in these rapid changing times in the new economy. If you want to master business in the new economy you must get The Agile Advantage.

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    1. 1. The AgileAdvantage Mastering Business in the New EconomyRussell J White
    2. 2. Its Just Not Fun Anymore?
    3. 3. Is it Still Worth the Effort?
    4. 4. “In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy.” -- J. Paul Getty
    5. 5. Ever Been in an Earthquake?
    6. 6. Agility is Replacing Stability
    7. 7. Built for a shifting landscape
    8. 8. A Huge Shift is Going On!We don’t tell themwhat we want, they tell us what they want.
    9. 9. People dontresist change. They resistchange being forced on them!
    10. 10. BlackBerry phones went fromthe front of the line to the back of the line in only 5 years.
    11. 11. Change is Driving Us,We Don’t Drive Change
    12. 12. The waves of change are getting biggerand faster. Are you becoming obsolete?
    13. 13. Landline Telephones
    14. 14. Keys
    15. 15. Command and Control Managers
    16. 16. Good Days
    17. 17. Scary Days
    18. 18. Bismark’s HammerThe time comes to lay down old tools
    19. 19. If 78% of workingAmericans aredissatisfied with their jobs, we are doing it wrong.
    20. 20. I don’t care how longyou’ve been in business,what are youdoing for me now?
    21. 21. The Agile Advantage Agile Culture Agile Leadership Agile Talent Agile Decision Making
    22. 22. Agile Culture “Agility means that you are faster than your competition. Agile time frames are measured in weeks and months, not years.” Michael Hugos
    23. 23. Expect High Performance
    24. 24. Examine systems, procedures, and policies
    25. 25. Innovate
    26. 26. Develop Skills, Reward with Responsibility
    27. 27. Where is YourChicken Point?
    28. 28. What can beaccomplished by an Agile Business?
    29. 29. What changes do you need to make to your culture?
    30. 30. Agile Leadership:“You don’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s assault, not leadership.” Dwight D. Eisenhower
    31. 31. The New Economy Workforce• Fully connected• The best talent are free agents• Extremely communicative• Where Gen X liked work/life balance, the Next Gen likes work/life blending
    32. 32. Make Uncertainty Your Comfort Zone
    33. 33. Be Decisive in Indecisive Times
    34. 34. Where do miraculous decisions come from?• Being in tune with the direction of the company• Committed talent who support the decisions• Knowing what your customers need next (even before they know)
    35. 35. Recalculate
    36. 36. Focus on behaviors more than goals
    37. 37. What changes do youneed to make to your leadership?
    38. 38. Agile Talent Why should I Who cares about my career? work here? How can I Do they know how grow here? good I am?Rules for a Free Agent Market
    39. 39. Why do youwant top talent?
    40. 40. We are used to branding to customers
    41. 41. What is your employment brand?
    42. 42. I got your employment brand -- right here!
    43. 43. Win Talent Wars by Becoming an Employer of Choice
    44. 44. The Steelers War Room
    45. 45. The Agile Business War Room• Detailed talent assessment of each individual• Prioritized list of talent deficiencies• Examples of talents on display (game films)• Corporate measurements and trend charts
    46. 46. The VIPTreatment
    47. 47. “A little bit of weird”
    48. 48. Who is Critically Important?
    49. 49. Talent likes to do what they are good at while being recognized for their contribution. You want them to soar.
    50. 50. Top talent will most frequentlyquit their boss more often than quit their company.
    51. 51. Top talent wants to be with other top talent
    52. 52. Fit for the culture Fit to the focusThe Fit Fit for the position Fit for the rest of the workforce Fit for the management capability Fit for the future
    53. 53. Consistent Recognition
    54. 54. Competitive Compensation
    55. 55. What changes do youneed to make to your talent management?
    56. 56. Agile Decision MakingHow do they manage not to collide with each other?
    57. 57. SwarmingSolutions
    58. 58. Swarm Team Rules• Sketch up a project• Determine the talents that will be needed• Decentralize coordination• Create a spontaneous event• Experiment and create
    59. 59. Swarmingemployees withcustomers
    60. 60. The company wanted to make sure that each plane got in and out as quickly as possible, even if it arrived early or late.
    61. 61. ObserveOrient OODA Loop Act Decide
    62. 62. What is a wiki?
    63. 63. The Company Wiki
    64. 64. TheExchange This is aconference table
    65. 65. What changes do youneed to make in howdecisions are made?
    66. 66. What is the AgileAdvantage?
    67. 67. What doesthe boss want us to do?
    68. 68. I know what to do to get the job done
    69. 69. Thank you forbringing me back to Round Up!Check out my videos at BizWizTV.comfor more information to help your business. Contact me:Russell@RussellWhite.com

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