Casey Mulqueen, Ph.D.
Casey Mulqueen is an organizational psychologist.
Casey Mulqueen is an organizational psychologist with the TRACOM Group in Denver, CO. He’s worked with companies across the world to develop more effective teams, sales processes, and large-scale change methods. Most recently he’s collaborated on a program to help businesses compete more effectively by learning strategies to generate and implement creative ideas in a systematic way. He has also developed a program to help businesses increase the personal and team resiliency of their people, which is proving especially useful in high-stress industries and occupations. He has written numerous magazines articles and blogs on topics such as behavioral style at work, emotional intelligence, and how to increase the effectiveness of training programs.
Improving Your Personal Agility for Increased Productivity and Career Satisfaction
As consultants, you operate in a volatile and uncertain business climate. To flourish — even survive — small business owners need to respond to this kind of climate with nimbleness. You need to not only adapt to unexpected changes, but also recognize changes as opportunities for innovation, and then capitalize on them. In other words, You need to anticipate the future and proactively create change.
Personal agility means adopting a flexible mindset that promotes the generation and implementation of original and useful ideas. Agile individuals perform at a higher level than others and have the capacity to move quickly to spot and exploit opportunities in fast-changing environments, and they produce new products and services with efficiency. They also experience greater career satisfaction and an enhanced sense of personal power and influence. The good news is that agility is a highly flexible quality that can be learned and developed. The skills you will be introduced to in this session can be applied to product development, deployment, marketing, sales, and other business issues that you face on a regular basis.
In this session, you will learn:
- How cognitive biases prevent you from optimizing your agility, and strategies for recognizing and overcoming these biases.
- A model for understanding the lifecycle of developing ideas and turning them into practical plans that can be accomplished.
- Concrete strategies to enhance your innovativeness and ability to implement new ideas.