Human Agility Mapping - with Linda Berens
May 16, 2014
Hosted by Olivia Parr-Rud
Is your organization agile? Are you able to adapt quickly to new technologies and changing markets? Agile organizations require agile people – people who are able to maintain mental flexibility, balance, adaptability, and coordination. Tune in and learn how our unconscious operating system drives our behavior. Learn how Human Agility Mapping helps us develop agility by allowing us to detect the underlying rules of some of the most complex aspects of ourselves. Understand how to satisfy deep needs and drives, engage our talents to get those needs and drives met, and set them aside, when necessary. Human Agility Mapping uses lightly held, multiple models to help us identify what is at our core as well as a path to development and agility. By improving our ability to understand and manage stress, engage with others more effectively, and increase employee engagement, we become more effective leaders, teammates, contributors, and change agents.
Quantum Business Insights with Olivia Parr-Rud
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In today’s fast-paced, high-tech, global economy, the business landscape is constantly changing. The confluence of big data, emerging technologies, and global connectivity puts unprecedented pressure on companies to become more innovative and agile. To maintain a competitive edge, companies must constantly adapt while continuing to identify and exploit new opportunities. Interestingly, new models are emerging from science and nature that offer a unique perspective – one that sees our global economy as a highly interconnected, continually evolving complex adaptive system. These models unveil powerful insights for optimizing our business strategies and processes. Each week on Quantum Business Insights, Olivia explores these concepts with thought leaders from around the globe. We look for ways to leverage their insights to ignite innovation, inspire our workforce, and create positive outcomes for our companies, our communities, and the planet.
Olivia Parr-Rud is a renowned thought-leader, speaker, author, and consultant in the areas of business intelligence, innovative leadership, and organizational alignment. She is considered a pioneer in the integration of data science and holistic organizational practices that deliver success through the optimal blending of quantitative and qualitative methodologies and practices.
Her early research and innovative advancements in data mining and business intelligence led to the writing of her best-selling book, Data Mining Cookbook, Modeling for Acquisition, Risk and Customer Relationship Management (Wiley, 2001). Realizing the need for enhanced human competencies in fast-paced, high-tech organizations, she was inspired to conduct research in the areas the communication, collaboration, innovation, adaptability, and leadership. This led to the unveiling of links between the global economy, organizational dynamics and complexity science, highlighted in her second book, Business Intelligence Success Factors, Aligning for Success in a Global Economy (Wiley/SAS, 2009).
Olivia lectures and consults internationally in the areas of business intelligence, communication, innovation, and leadership. Her current research is focused on psychology, human capital, brain science, quantum physics, evolutionary biology, systems theory, and complexity science. She holds a BA in Mathematics and an MS in Statistics.