TRACOM defines personal and organizational agility as the capacity to recognize, create and exploit opportunities in a changing environment. Agile companies foster innovation and evolve more successfully than their competitors by capitalizing on opportunities emerging around them.
The Unlocking Personal AgilityTM assessment and training program create a powerful combination that both measures peoples underlying skills that lead to Agility and provides for a highly experiential training program full of very actionable techniques that help people generate and implement new and innovative ideas in their workplaces.
The Agility IDEA Model consists of four dimensions; Investigate, Design, Energize and Apply. The model is designed to revolutionize participants’ habitual ways of thinking and unlock the reservoir of innovative potential that resides in all of us.
Humans are creatures of habit. We have over 50,000 thoughts in a day, and 98% of these thoughts are the same day after day. We are also on autopilot nearly 47% of the time. For individuals and organizations to overcome these “status quo” and “tunnel vision” tendencies, Personal and Organizational Agility training address knowledge, strategies and approaches to increase innovation and adaptability to a changing world.
Investigate – Looking for opportunities to improve current services, work processes, or products.
∙ Openness – is the willingness to consider new ideas and opportunities.
∙ Proactivity – is anticipating the future and taking initiative to bring about change.
Design – Generating concepts that lead to improvement.
∙ Idea Generation – is developing many possible ideas or solutions to problems.
∙ Focus – is concentrating on what’s important.
∙ Collaboration – is interacting effectively with others to develop ideas.
∙ Self-Belief – is the belief in oneself to be innovative.
Energize – is the ability to influence others, building coalitions, and mobilizing support for new ideas.
Apply – is showing boldness and risking mistakes; putting an idea into a practical plan, testing and modifying the plan, and making new ideas a regular part of the work process.