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agility nimble skills vuca vucah May 02, 2020

Coaches, and in particular Sales Coaches, we believe in the power of language. 

Two words resonated with today's mid-pandemic crisis quotidien (Did I say mid-crisis?). The first one is VUCAH. And the second one is Nimble.

So, instead of letting them go, I decided to find here a meaning, a reason, and a lesson.

 

VUCAH is the acronym for Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity, and Hyperconnectivity. The "H" was added a few years ago. The oldest I could find was from a publication in 2016.

VUCA was coined in 1987, so it was already a popular term four years ago to describe the "unknown," the "difficult," and the "changing business environment." I recall that we delivered training workshops for sales leaders about VUCA and the required competencies to be more prepared to live with it.

Funny story: If you look for the word VUCAH (with the final "H") in Google Trends today, you get a unique message: "Hmm, your search doesn't have...

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