agile Leadership - why the army is the most agile organisation I've ever been in

It is time to talk about ‘agile Leadership’.

Reflecting on 7 years of experience in the Israeli army I’ll be sharing stories and insights about how the army REALLY operates.

The army is not as ‘Command & Control’ as people commonly expects – it is much more empowering and agile than you’d think.

At the army, I’ve learnt the true meaning of cross functional teams, the importance of reflection, feedback, creative problem solving, trust, teamwork, conflict resolution, resilience & responding to change.

This talk will be intertwined with army (and civilian) war stories & tips for leaders in an agile world. This talk aims to inspire a new wave of Agile Leaders, through sharing examples of effective leadership, it draws on real, lived experiences and concepts (directly from the ‘horse mouth’) as well as useful takeaways that attendees can take back and apply to their work.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

The presentation will start with some bio about me followed by a true story about how a military secret operation is planned and executed followed by a summary of the Agile leadership and the analogy to the Cross Functional teams at work.

The Presentation will end with some practical summary of Tips & Tricks I’ve gathered from my 21 years of leadership experience to inspire and enhance the audience leadership impact.

I’d like to leave some time at the end for Q&A – I found that army stories tend to have many questions following the talk.

Learning Outcome

The main takeaways will be:

  • How to build trust in your team, fast.
  • How to truly empower your team.
  • Practical tips & tricks to being an agile Leader

Target Audience

Leaders, Managers, anyone who works in a cross functional team

Prerequisites for Attendees

N/A

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