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“Mastering Agility Successfully Navigating Uncertainty“

Written by Hans Amell and Kurt Larsson

 

Batten down the hatches; great change is upon us!

Excitement and uncertainty, in larger and more frequent doses, will define business and change management from here on out. To successfully navigate these uncertain waters, you and your crew will need to both understand business agility and practice to master its use to survive and thrive in these mounting seas of change.

Colossal mega trends combined with a perfect storm of precarious economic, geopolitical and societal circumstances will make the choppy economic seas of the past look calm in comparison. No business will be safe using tools, methods and management styles developed for yesterday’s business as usual. The pace of change will be frantic and to cope will require a flexible, more agile state of mind, plus powerful tools to help you remain focused upon what is coming instead of measuring and anal-eyes-ing what has already occurred.

Business Agility is now on every wise decision maker's mind. Yet this is not just about taking agile decisions, it is about creating and mastering an agile corporate culture within your organization. "Business as Usual" no longer works. Either you train to incorporate business agility in every department and every employee or suffer the consequences. Here is a book that presents many years worth of experience of creating an agile way of surviving and thriving in this uncertain world.

The Book, “Mastering Agility, Successfully Navigating Uncertainty”


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Here is a book packed with simple, practical tools to prepare you and your crew for the ride of your life! Whether you are running a small or medium enterprise, or grappling with the demands of a super large, multinational concern, being agile in thought, action and result is now a necessity. It is no longer only about making good decisions; it is about mastering powerful tools to implement changes quickly and effectively. It’s about executing change with decisive and engaging leadership skills and to powerfully communicate with everyone involved to get them on board to quickly create measurable results.

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Comments by those who have read ”Mastering Agility”:

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Leif Johansson

Hans Amell has written a really important book. For a couple of decades now we have seen a lot of volatility. This is unlikely to change in the foreseeable future. This book provides the reader with a sound intellectual framework for how to cope in different volatile situations using agility as a headline for different activities. It also gives a number of more practical advice coming from the vast experience of the author’s long life in the corporate sector. It is a book I really recommend for anyone entrusted with leading companies in the next volatile decade….

Chairman Ericsson & AstraZeneca

2017-01-17T23:42:20+00:00

Chairman Ericsson & AstraZeneca

Hans Amell has written a really important book. For a couple of decades now we have seen a lot of volatility. This is unlikely to change in the foreseeable future. This book provides the reader with a sound intellectual framework for how to cope in different volatile situations using agility as a headline for different activities. It also gives a number of more practical advice coming from the vast experience of the author’s long life in the corporate sector. It is a book I really recommend for anyone entrusted with leading companies in the next volatile decade….

Martin Wade III

Hans is the wisest Person I know. This wisdom comes from thirty years of advising on leadership and agility. Hans has packed this book full of practical methods to improve on organizational agility. By making his valuable insight available to all , Hans created a lasting legacy…

CEO Broadcaster, BOD Proffesional, Head of Investment Banking in Price Waterhouse.

2017-01-17T23:50:29+00:00

CEO Broadcaster, BOD Proffesional, Head of Investment Banking in Price Waterhouse.

Hans is the wisest Person I know. This wisdom comes from thirty years of advising on leadership and agility. Hans has packed this book full of practical methods to improve on organizational agility. By making his valuable insight available to all , Hans created a lasting legacy…

Remy Nilson

“Mastering agility” is an powerful book describing how excellence is no longer enough. Getting agile also must include how truly great leadership can and should create engagement, plus decisive execution by training in the mastering the senses, mindsets and relationships between people. Kurt Larsson and Hans Amell provide great insights and deliver simple effective tools to address that important and growing field. Enjoyable reading and learning!

Senior Advisor and former CEO, ATG, Sweden

2017-01-20T01:07:09+00:00

Senior Advisor and former CEO, ATG, Sweden

“Mastering agility” is an powerful book describing how excellence is no longer enough. Getting agile also must include how truly great leadership can and should create engagement, plus decisive execution by training in the mastering the senses, mindsets and relationships between people. Kurt Larsson and Hans Amell provide great insights and deliver simple effective tools to address that important and growing field. Enjoyable reading and learning!

Chris Andersen

Today’s problem is that change is speeding up. This book can help you better deal with that challenging fact….

Investment Banker

2017-01-20T01:09:47+00:00

Investment Banker

Today’s problem is that change is speeding up. This book can help you better deal with that challenging fact….

Dr. John W. Graham

Mastering Agility offers a timely look at some of the global political, economic, technological and social forces rocking today’s corporate world and offers plenty of well-crafted advice for not only staying afloat but sailing ahead. It is a must read for current and future business leaders who want to navigate the sea of changes taking place…

Ph.D, Professor of Economics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

2017-01-20T01:08:45+00:00

Ph.D, Professor of Economics, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Mastering Agility offers a timely look at some of the global political, economic, technological and social forces rocking today’s corporate world and offers plenty of well-crafted advice for not only staying afloat but sailing ahead. It is a must read for current and future business leaders who want to navigate the sea of changes taking place…

Hans Levenbach

Terrific opportunities! This book charts a clear course for your C-suite to consider for quickly and easily leading the business through the ‘perfect storms’ of uncertainty….

President Delphus Inc. MS, MA, PhD, Co-Author; Forecasting, Practice and Process for Demand Management

2017-01-17T23:49:28+00:00

President Delphus Inc. MS, MA, PhD, Co-Author; Forecasting, Practice and Process for Demand Management

Terrific opportunities! This book charts a clear course for your C-suite to consider for quickly and easily leading the business through the ‘perfect storms’ of uncertainty….

Hans Therp

Reading the book “Mastering agility” you cannot help but feel at mercy against the forces changing the world in devastating directions at an ever increasing pace. The quest for agility is made so clear that even a fifth grader would lay down his video game, which he or she has just learned to master with great agility. As CEO and majority owner I have transformed F.E.Bording, a Danish Plc, from printing on paper to IT and communication services over the last 10 years. The authors make it evident that we do not have that long to succeed in the next agile transformation of the business model for my company. To be agile, as the book excellently stresses, it is mandatory to stay vigilant and predict the magnitudes of the disruptions happening when you least expect it. Read the book and your perceptions change, forcing you to think about your pertinent concerns….

CEO F.E.Bording, PhD Nuclear Physics Stamford

2017-01-20T01:06:01+00:00

CEO F.E.Bording, PhD Nuclear Physics Stamford

Reading the book “Mastering agility” you cannot help but feel at mercy against the forces changing the world in devastating directions at an ever increasing pace. The quest for agility is made so clear that even a fifth grader would lay down his video game, which he or she has just learned to master with great agility. As CEO and majority owner I have transformed F.E.Bording, a Danish Plc, from printing on paper to IT and communication services over the last 10 years. The authors make it evident that we do not have that long to succeed in the next agile transformation of the business model for my company. To be agile, as the book excellently stresses, it is mandatory to stay vigilant and predict the magnitudes of the disruptions happening when you least expect it. Read the book and your perceptions change, forcing you to think about your pertinent concerns….

Norman Friedland

Mastering Agility has captured lightning in a bottle–the elusive understandings of dynamic leadership that is required for success in a world of tectonic global business and economic transformations….

JD, Non-Profit Attorney

2017-01-20T01:07:48+00:00

JD, Non-Profit Attorney

Mastering Agility has captured lightning in a bottle–the elusive understandings of dynamic leadership that is required for success in a world of tectonic global business and economic transformations….

Tom Gores

“Hans is the very definition of intellectual, emotional and physical agility. His vision and belief in Platinum Equity when we were just starting out made an indelible impact, and over the past two decades I have seen firsthand his power to think creatively, act decisively and inspire others to succeed.”….

Founder & Chairman/CEO, Platinum Equity Group

2017-01-20T01:13:21+00:00

Founder & Chairman/CEO, Platinum Equity Group

“Hans is the very definition of intellectual, emotional and physical agility. His vision and belief in Platinum Equity when we were just starting out made an indelible impact, and over the past two decades I have seen firsthand his power to think creatively, act decisively and inspire others to succeed.”….

Bob Waterman

The message is clear: listen to what’s going on with all your senses.  Get your business associates and partners to do the same.  Pay attention.  Get agile….

Co-Author; In Search of Excellence, Author; The Renewal Factor, Adhocracy – the Power to Change, What America Does Right

2017-01-17T23:30:09+00:00

Co-Author; In Search of Excellence, Author; The Renewal Factor, Adhocracy – the Power to Change, What America Does Right

The message is clear: listen to what’s going on with all your senses.  Get your business associates and partners to do the same.  Pay attention.  Get agile….

John Kirkpatrick

Anything that can save time and money and enhance quality for the healthcare system is mandatory. Mastering Agility with its suggestions can do just that. A must read for all leaders in healthcare and elsewhere. On a more personal note, I first met Hans some years ago feeding pigeons in “pigeon park” in San Juan, Puerto Rico. After a start like that, how could things go wrong? We discovered many common interests; family, friends, golf, and most of all our “love” of lawyers and politicians. My friendship with Hans and his family has been a rewarding element in my life through good times and bad. I congratulate both authors for this important, eye-opening and timely book …

MD, MBA, FACS, Executive Director The Surgical Advisory Group, LLC

2017-01-20T01:10:23+00:00

MD, MBA, FACS, Executive Director The Surgical Advisory Group, LLC

Anything that can save time and money and enhance quality for the healthcare system is mandatory. Mastering Agility with its suggestions can do just that. A must read for all leaders in healthcare and elsewhere. On a more personal note, I first met Hans some years ago feeding pigeons in “pigeon park” in San Juan, Puerto Rico. After a start like that, how could things go wrong? We discovered many common interests; family, friends, golf, and most of all our “love” of lawyers and politicians. My friendship with Hans and his family has been a rewarding element in my life through good times and bad. I congratulate both authors for this important, eye-opening and timely book …

Jon Alpert

Every time I’ve tried my hand in the commercial world it is been an absolute disaster However as the leader of a successful and respected not for profit Company DCTV, I’ve managed to build an organization – that survives and thrives on many of the principles detailed in Mr. Amell’ s book. If I were setting sail in challenging waters I would feel more confident and better prepared if I had his book next to me as I cast off and chart my course….

Co-Founder DCTV and 16 time Emmy award winner

2017-01-20T01:12:42+00:00

Co-Founder DCTV and 16 time Emmy award winner

Every time I’ve tried my hand in the commercial world it is been an absolute disaster However as the leader of a successful and respected not for profit Company DCTV, I’ve managed to build an organization – that survives and thrives on many of the principles detailed in Mr. Amell’ s book. If I were setting sail in challenging waters I would feel more confident and better prepared if I had his book next to me as I cast off and chart my course….

Henrik Perlmutter

Mastering Agility is a very impressive guide to why Corporate Agility is an absolute required trait for corporations going forward. As important as a cup of coffee in the morning….

MBA, M.Sc., Entrepreneur

2017-01-20T01:11:21+00:00

MBA, M.Sc., Entrepreneur

Mastering Agility is a very impressive guide to why Corporate Agility is an absolute required trait for corporations going forward. As important as a cup of coffee in the morning….

Summary of The Book' s four sections:

  • Section One: Current Megatrends & Opportunities

    There are huge and exciting business, social and technological trends that are so big that ironically, they are often missed. This first section highlights just some of these trends to give you a feel for what they are and how they affect us. This section is not meant to be a painstakingly researched encyclopedia on for instance, Big Data, Demographics and Abundance versus Scarcity, to name a few. It is instead provided to remind you that these trends build over long periods of time before finally engulfing us with their effects. If you are not prepared or not agile enough to handle them,  you could be crushed by them or you could miss some exciting and profitable opportunities.

  • Section Two: The "Perfect Storm"

    Do you currently feel uneasy about the future?

    You are not alone. It has been a long time since so many economic, geopolitical, environmental and social risks have been present on the horizon all at once. Each one of these threats could, by itself, create turbulence. Combine one or more and the results could be catastrophic.

    In this section we identify a few of these threats and risks and do our best to remind you of the power and profit of being vigilant. The more you understand these factors, the more you can prepare and train to meet them if and when they occur.

  • Section Three: Get Agile Now!

    The brutal truth that can now be clearly seen and felt is that the combination of these and other megatrends plus all of the elements making up a perfect storm are creating powerful waves of change. These exciting and scary waves are also coming with increased intensity and frequency. It literally is time to Get Agile or Die!

    Even if this is not the case, training to become more agile is not only a wise choice to survive, business agility is the best way to thrive on these growing waves of turbulence. This section explores the wisdom of choosing agility over “business as usual” and how to go about it.

  • Section Four: Incorporating Agility

    Agility is not just about deciding, it is about acting clearly, decisively and measurably. This section gives you proven tools and methods that have been tested on companies large and small. Each one could be a life saver and with each new one you implement your business agility increases in line with your chances of success. Get a usable understanding of these tools and begin creating an agile lifestyle in your company TODAY!