Thank you Brent Hultman for your kind words and for expanding so well on my analogy - I try bringing a bit of artistry to the more cerebral part of my reflection!
Daniel-Flavius Lucica your point is well taken; here in Montreal and other large cities in Canada though we are starting to see CEO's of medium to large corporations opened to a transformation towards more agility in the organization.
As part of the Agile Montreal community we now have a community of practice specifically focused on organizational agility and the demand for knowledge, learning and sharing is quite real and increasing.
Evangelists we must be to get people to emulate the Steve Jobs or Elon Musks of the world with their own authentic strengths and weaknesses to move innovation forward in a holistic and healthy fashion.
In the PMI Today magazine of August 2015 Todd Hutchison, MCom, MBA, PMP during an in-depth interview offered the following: ''Organizational agility is the ability of the organization to be flexible, adaptive and responsive to change that results in some improvement to its position. It is about capitalizing on opportunities when they arise’’.
Whether you are launching a start-up or working as a salaried employee for a Fortune 500 company, this foundational definition applies to each set of different circumstances based on the variables of the organisations you are currently evolving with. The goal is to have a plan - similar to a sketch on a blank canvas - and apply different strokes with various tools with several materials as the canvas unfolds to hopefully create a master piece with you teams - internally and externally.