The need to foster collaboration, drive innovative thinking, foster adaptability and agile mindsets are now more important than ever.
Long gone are the days when leaders emerge in organizations solely on account of their technical competences and without consideration for critical leadership competences.

In settings as these, Senior Business leaders are often shocked to find that such leaders fail to deliver real leadership to their teams seeing that their team’s output consistently dwindle within a short span of time.
This course is designed to transform leaders from ‘Barely there’ and sometimes even from ‘Destructive’ tendencies to being ‘Transformational’, tooling them with leadership essentials to lead and thrive in today’s complex environment.

A New World of Work, Worker & Workplace!

Today, Discerning Organizations make certain that they have in place Agile Leadership that can…

  • Provide stability, project a clear strategy and quickly correct course where necessary;

  • Identify prevailing and game shifting patterns in their industry;
    Make quick but decisive decisions;

  • Grow agile and adaptive capabilities;

  • Drive change;

  • Foster a culture of trust, collaboration and innovation throughout the entire organization and;

  • Grow resilience and prepare to navigate the enterprise through future crises;

  • Identify and embrace new opportunities;

  • Who are self-aware, confident in their abilities and can play to their strengths;

  • Who are sharp, creative, witty and highly productive;

  • Who are willing to learn and are able to learn fast;

  • Who are willing to meet/achieve and excel business objectives?



Articulate the essence of an achievement orientation;

Identify and break unproductive limiting behavioral patterns;

Acquire creative and critical thinking skills for flexibility in actions, problem solving and innovation;

Develop an agile and growth mind-set for adaptability and change in a disruption;

Identify the connection between your personal effectiveness and business performance;

Develop an ownership mentality and performance driven mind-set;

Be an invaluable contributor to the team and to the overall success of the organization


Olufunke Adio started out her work life as an E-learning Executive. She went on to lead a team of creatives at the same IT firm before she delved into Human Resource. She has a cumulative work experience of about 20 years across Consulting, Media and Technology sectors. With a penchant for understanding human behavior and motivation she has since evolved to become a Certified Behavioral Consultant, a Workforce Transformation Expert, a Certified Management Trainer and Agility Coach.
A woman of many parts; a queer blend of the Creative and the Analytical, Olufunke Adio is a sought-after speaker on Personal and Organizational Agility. A vivid representation of what it means to be Agile and with a strong knack for learning new things quickly, she has spoken on several platforms including the Agile20Reflect Festival, [a global platform where she along with Agilists in Nigeria and across the US and UK drove conversations around driving further the Agile agenda], The Nigerian IT Professionals in Canada [NIPCA], Chartered Institute of Personnel Management Nigeria [CIPMN], the Learning and Development Network International [LDNI] amongst several others.
A Productivity buff with a strong bent for execution, Olufunke Adio brings to bear a keen sense of recognizing workplace performance gaps, productivity related fuzziness, un-productive motion and/or tendencies. A teacher at her core and with her practical and transformational learning interventions, she helps individuals, teams and businesses extend themselves, produce more and EXCEED their goals. She has implemented both companywide interventions as well as executive coaching for organizations as:
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, African Re-insurance Corporation, AIICO Insurance, Sovereign Trust Insurance, ABUJA GRADUATE SCHOOL, FACTBase Consulting, MAVEN Williams, LAGOS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY [LCCI], amongst several others.

With a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Ibadan as well as a PGD in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management also from the same university, Olufunke Adio obtained a Professional Diploma in Human Resource Management and is anAssociate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria [CIPMN].

She obtained a Certification in Behavioral Analysis from the Institute of Motivational Living and People-Keys Ohio, USA; is a Certified Specialist in Emotional Intelligence as well as in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; A John Maxwell Certified Trainer and Speaker [ICAN Maxwell Africa]. She also obtained a certification in Customer Service from the ROCKHURST University Continuing Education Center, Inc. USA.

Olufunke Adio is the author of two books and several published works including some eighty plus articles on themes as. Learning Agility, Leadership Agility, Growth Mindset, Developing Resilience, Digital Agility, Building Creativity and Innovation Culture, HR, Transformational Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, Productivity and Quality Service Delivery.
She is also a contributor with WorkBooth Magazine, a Pan-African Online Publication with focus on Business and Organizational Management.

A Mental Health Advocate, Olufunke Adio contributes to pushing the Mental Wellness agenda across multiple platforms. She currently supports a group of Special Needs Moms under the Auspice of the Diary of the Special Needs Moms Initiative actively leading conversations and mindset shifts around Resilience, Productivity and Overall Mental Wellness.

Olufunke Adio is the Lead Resource Person at Olive and Pearce, a Workforce Transformation and Productivity company where she assists her clients through, Speaking, Training, Facilitating, Consulting and Coaching.


Module One: Understanding Leadership Agility

Why Leadership Again;

Business Disruptions as a new Normal;

The Concept of Agility;

What is Leadership Agility;

Importance of Leadership Agility in Today’s Organizations

Module Two: Inspired by AGILE

Leadership imperatives for Agility;

Innovation, Speed….;

Leadership Agility Case Studies; Outcomes of absence of leadership agility;

The Concept of Servant Leadership;

Leadership for change; Servant leadership here;

What Agile Leaders do

Module Three: Overcoming Agility Constraints

The problem with Leadership Agility in developing economies;

Identifying organizational constraints to agility;

Transitioning from traditional to Agile leadership;

How Leaders Emerge in Organizations.

Module Four: Assessing & Developing Leadership Agility

Levels of leadership Agility – Inspiration from Bill Joiner;

3 Domains of Leadership Agility.

Module Five: Intra-Personal Mastery

Intra Personal Mastery: Ascertaining your personal Agility Quotient;

Self-Awareness [KCG EQ Model];

Personal agility assessment: Ascertaining your personal Agility Quotient;

Your response quotient to change or the idea of it [response-ability];

Your learning Agility quotient;

Embracing Opportunities;

Execution quotient;

Building Personal Agility Capabilities.

Module Six: Leading People & Teams

What is your leadership style & why does it matter, the DISC leadership styles;

360 degrees assessment;

Expertise standpoint;

Activator standpoint;

Catalyst standpoint;

Team Leadership Agility & Resilience.

Module Seven: Business, Organizational Excellence & Culture

Business context;

Industry context;

Reinforcing Leadership Agility

Target Audience

Middle-Level, Senior Leadership
All interested individuals looking to make impact & climb the career ladder quickly

Course Duration