Personal Agility – the new skillset for the changing world of work
Agile principles and values are key to helping us understand the essence of what it means to work in an agile work environment. But what are the individual, observable skills that you need to thrive in an agile environment? And what are the skills that will also help you to adapt to the ever-changing world of work and careers into the future?
Personal Agility refers to the individual qualities and attributes associated with agile performance and effectiveness.
The presence of these research-based qualities is necessary for working effectively in an agile work environment today and they will also help you build greater self-awareness of the qualities you need to adapt and succeed in the changing world of work.
Its time to get personal about agility! Learn about and share your own experience with the skills and attributes needed to thrive in an agile world!
Kevin has specialized in people strategy and organization and leadership development for over 25 years. He is the founder and Managing Director of WorkMatters, an international consulting and training firm focused on helping business leaders, HR leaders, and their employees succeed in the changing world of work.
Before establishing WorkMatters, Kevin led several start-up organizations and was a Partner and Director in Willis Towers Watson, where he led the firm’s HR and Talent consulting business and their Future of Work practice in Ireland.
Kevin is a qualified executive coach and a member of the associate faculty at the Irish Management Institute, where he directs their Senior Executive Program. His award-winning research work has focused on organizational agility and the human implications concerning the “future of work.”
Kevin was appointed to the Irish Civil Service’s Top Level Appointments Committee (TLAC) and was a member of the Labor Market Council in Ireland during the financial crisis in 2008-2012. He also founded Worklink; an internationally recognized coaching and mentoring organization set up to help unemployed jobseekers in Ireland.
Kevin has won several national and international awards for his work in the areas of social entrepreneurship, employment policy, and “Future of Work” research.