Agile thinking is a critical skill that many leaders need to thrive in today’s fast-paced work world. Leaders can better address strategy execution with the ability to think and react quickly as issues arise, relationships develop, and problems surface.
Learning how to become an agile thinker requires understanding your strengths and weaknesses. It helps inform an approach to agile thinking for benefits in a variety of business contexts.
Agile thinking can have many different meanings. We see agile thinking as an approach that encourages flexibility, speed and value appreciation. It’s an approach that allows for dynamic responses within an often rapidly shifting space.
Applied correctly, agile thinking relates to how leaders manage people, approach problems, and interact with colleagues and customers. It relates directly to adaptability, creativity, innovation, and problem-solving.
Agile leaders can sense change, respond to it and deliver focused solutions fast.
To improve your leadership development, focus on the following:
For human resources and training professionals, teaching agile thinking means providing scenarios that allow for the application of newly learned skills. Here are a few areas where agility can be put to the test:
Agility is a powerful tool to empower companies and their leaders to be more effective. Contact us to see how Center for Victory helps companies transform their businesses through assessment tools designed to strengthen leadership and agility.
From January 3, 2019