Agile Leadership Resources

Dale Carnegie of Orange County has formed a strategic alliance with Mike Richardson, who is a thought-leading expert, author, and speaker on enterprise agility, agile leadership, and adaptive management. He is also a master of chairing and speaking to peer groups for CEOs and executives, which he has been doing for nearly 20 years. Previously he was an executive, then CEO, then Divisional CEO running the Aerospace division of a British Public company, Spirent plc. Mike is a career-long customer of Dale Carnegie and a 2-time winner of the Dale Carnegie International Leadership Award, awarded to one company annually since 1977, which he won in 1999 and 2019. He was also previously a Dale Carnegie certified trainer. Mike, originally from England, now lives in Temecula Wine Country.

“For over a century, Dale Carnegie Training has been a world leader in helping leaders, teams, and organizations transform their cultures, which remains an essential foundation. To build on those foundations, we now bring you a comprehensive curriculum for next-century organizational transformations – Agile Leadership & Adaptive Management. Discover how to pivot your organization, teams, and leaders from traditional leadership and management to agile leadership and adaptive management. Your future depends upon it.”

—Mike Richardson.

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Wheelspin: The Agile Executive’s Manifesto – Accelerate Your Growth, Leverage Your Value, Beat Your Competition by Mike Richardson

Stepping Up To Agile Leadership & Adaptive Management

The 5 Roles of Everyday Agile Leaders

The 5 Myths of Agility

We are surrounded by an expanding universe of inspiration and insights about Agility these days, yet enterprise agility can remain as elusive as it has ever been. It can remain an unbroken code, often because of 5 misconceptions.  Download the free guide to learn more.

The 5 Roles of Everyday Agile Leaders

The 5 Roles of Everyday Agile Leaders: Before, During & After COVID

Crises serve as nasty reminders of fundamental truths which are easy to forget in the best of times and wake-up calls in the worst of times. One truth that is probably front of mind for you right now during the COVID crisis is, “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the most adaptable to change” (Charles Darwin).  Download the free guide to learn more.

Executive Agile Peer Group Session

Participants will experience a peer group exploration of the issues, challenges, and opportunities of going on the journey of an enterprise agility transformation. No matter the scale and scope of responsibility you have for a team, department, function, line of business, or overall business unit, share insights and best practices with your peers to the benefit of all and experience the power of a facilitated peer group process.

What You’ll Learn

  1. The common challenges, issues, and opportunities of undertaking an enterprise agility transformation journey.
  2. How to be agile with agile, taking a progressive, phased approach, and how best to get started.
  3. The opportunity of who you can be in the equation as an agile leader and an adaptive manager.

Invitation only Peer Group experience with Mike Richardson, Leo Bottary & Jason Richmond

July 29, 2022
9:00 AM to Noon

Please email us to request an invitation to attend:

Stepping Up to Agile Leadership and Adaptive Management Seminar

We live in an accelerating world of VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity) and disruptive change, both outside and inside our organizations. That can easily derail you into struggling to keep up and feeling less composed, calm, and confident. New questions are being asked of you, for which you need new answers. Step up to agile leadership and adaptive management.


  1. Why all enterprises are going on the agile journey, what is agile, and whom do you need to be?
  2. The 5 Key attributes of agility to change your relationship with
  3. The 5 roles of everyday agile leaders
  4. The nature of the agile transformation journey
  5. How to get started

1-Day Workshop
Monday, June 13, 2022
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Investment: $398 per person.

Let’s Discuss Your Organizational Agility Plan

In our accelerating world of disruptive change, all organizations are realizing they need to go on a transformation journey with enterprise agility. This separates the ordinary from the extraordinary.

Contact us to help put your agility plan in place today.

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