Joseph Flahiff is an internationally recognized leadership and organizational agility expert at Whitewater Projects, Inc. He has worked with Fortune 50 and Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, start-ups and publicly traded firms. He is known to executives, as a pragmatic, clear minded and experienced adviser. Joseph is author of the book Being Agile in a Waterfall World: A practical guide for complex organizations.

Joseph speaks internationally to industry leading organizations about moving decision making to the front lines to increase the speed and effectiveness of decisions. This move allows them to increase their market responsiveness and dramatically improve their bottom line.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Joseph Flahiff and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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The best approach to leveraging change
Nimble IT Leadership

The best approach to leveraging change

Every industry is ripe for disruption. There is no safe place. Is your business ready to respond? Is it nimble and lithe or rigid and inflexible? The answer may predict your business' future. Decision making is the key to creating a nimble/ agile organization.
June 28, 2016
Nimble IT Leadership

How Tim Gunn makes supportive leadership work

Tim Gunn, Emmy award winning host and producer of "Project Runway" is a master of drawing out of fashion designers their own unique inner voice. You can do the same for the people you support.
September 21, 2015
Nimble IT Leadership

How CIOs can be champions of culture change

The directive approach to leadership has questionable utility. But changing a culture is not easy. It takes hard work and discipline, but it can be done.
September 14, 2015
Nimble IT Leadership

Why you should teach your IT team to fail

Failure has a stigma in business, we avoid it at all costs. Yet if you are not failing you are not learning. Failure IS an option. Here's how to balance these two seemingly opposing ideas.
June 11, 2015
Nimble IT Leadership

How IT leaders can reduce stress and increase productivity

Are you doing these two things that are slowing you down and adding errors? If your organization is going to be nimble, you need to be ready to respond quickly to change. There are two things I frequently see that keep organizations from being nimble.
June 1, 2015