Now more than ever … IT IS NOT THE BIG THAT EAT THE SMALL – IT IS THE FAST THAT EAT THE SLOW. Whether you are in the jungle of Africa or Wall Street, this statement rings louder and truer now more than ever.
AGILITY MATTERS – and it’s time for you to figure out your obstacles and enablers to help you ACCELERATE before its too late. We are operating in an unforgiving and consequential environment where there will be definite WINNERS and there will be unfortunate LOSERS.
This notion applies to organizations, teams and individual leaders. It is not going away and going “back to normal”. There is no new normal … only the next normal and the one after that … etc. This requires serious, systematic evaluation of underlying factors including people, processes, technologies and even cultures.
We are operating in a multi-linear dynamic environment with issues bubbling well beyond the pandemic … we are having a social pandemic which will (is) spilling into the workplace and demands attention.
Here is another useful piece from McKinsey & Co –