Toyota in Five Verses of High-Performance

For months I´ve wanted to share one of the latest messages that Akio Toyoda, President of Toyota, addressed to everyone in his organization.   Now at last, with this article I take the opportunity to analyze what I consider authentic management poetry, in verses without rhyme, but with the rhythm that moves the best organizations […]

Develop Leadership in Your Company. Start a tranformation

«An extremely rare asset in today´s business is leadership. A leadership capable of transforming organizations the sustainable way to win in an increasingly competitive and changing world.»   A.G. Lafley´s opinion – given in the process of transforming Procter & Gamble, jointly with that of many other great leaders and institutions – alerted us more […]

10 Leadership Mantras to Make Agility and High-Performance a Reality in Your Company

At Actio Global, we had the good fortune to learn from renowned leader, Isao Yoshino about The Managers Role at Toyota. Within these learnings we recognized many of the pillars that continue to sustain our Leadership development practice in high performance organizations over the past fifteen years.   These pillars are: 1. Bad news first! […]

Looking for Agile leaders for a future of exponential change.


This quote leads the quarterly publication of Elsevier dated December 2.018, titled: “Leadership for organizational adaptability: a theoretical synthesis and integrative framework” The publication focusses on one of the biggest challenges leaders are facinge today: The study takes us into a leadership model of exponential adaptability, or Agile leadership, which may seem somewhat confusing for […]