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Articles by Preston Herrin

Preston Herrin is a growth and performance consultant. He has enjoyed a successful leadership and executive management career spanning the manufacturing, e-commerce, software, and logistics sectors.

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Develop New Agility Phase Two: Plan from the Foundation

Published December 7, 2020

In part two of Preston Herrin’s ongoing series about building an agile business, he describes how to tap into the power source of organizational agility: employees.

Develop New Agility: Continuous Evaluation Is the Key to Success

Published November 10, 2020

Agility is not an elusive concept, neither is it a disruptive, one-time effort. Rather, it is a quantifiable system of continuous evaluation of your fundamental business practices. The stepping-off point is an assessment of the core practices from which your business culture emanates. Preston Herrin identifies three phases with which you can build purpose and agility into your organization and continually nurture it with the discipline of continuous improvement.

Newly Agile: Crisis Demands New Agility, Not a New Normal

Published October 1, 2020

We often hear that we are entering a “new normal”—but this assumes that there was ever an “old normal.” Nothing has been “normal” in the complexity of business change for at least several decades. Contributor Preston Herrin identifies five steps for “training” your organization to respond to change and crisis with speed and agility.