While many consultants focus on cooperation and coordination, we go a step further. We work with teams and leaders to fundamentally change the way they think about partnership. By shifting their frame of reference we can instil a truly collaborative way of working. Whether it’s within teams, among departments or between organisations, we help you achieve outstanding business results.
Just imagine. Your team is capable of creating high performance partnerships with almost anyone. They can overcome hierarchy, innovate, influence and add value. Even in the most challenging environment. They’re able to harness relationships to deliver results that, in isolation, would seem impossible.
The reality is usually very different. Swept up in the drive to innovate, cut costs and consolidate functions, many organisations are left with disparate teams – where the whole is far less than the sum of its parts. From finance to IT, HR to procurement, many functions want to work with front-line departments to fulfil their strategic potential, but lack the skills or mindset to do so.
And the same is true of organisations who can benefit from genuine partnership, but are locked into transactional, self-limiting relationships. With a different mindset, contractors can become key players. And business associates can evolve into invaluable advocates.
“We are inhibited by system inefficiencies and access to the right data”
“We have scarce resources so need the business to take even more responsibility”
“The business doesn’t recognise our full expertise and what we can offer”
“They bring us in at the end to sign off their decisions, when we really should be involved from the start”
“We lack the skills to influence”
“Other teams relate to us as blockers, but we’re just trying to enforce the correct process”
“Communication is poor between our teams/organisations”
We apply our unique Breakthrough Thinking methodology to help your people build a new partnering mindset and harness the real power of collaboration.
We empower teams whose expertise is not being used to its full strategic potential, equipping them to build exceptional partnerships from scratch. We give them a seat at the table so they can bring meaningful insight as a business leader. Ultimately, we redefine their role from transactional provider to equal stakeholder and influential partner – a key player, pivotal for delivering the strategic vision.
While we usually focus on the delivery of a key strategy, project or outcome, the benefits of a partnering mindset extend well beyond any single challenge. With our support, you can build a truly joined-up, flexible and agile organisation. A business where people seamlessly work as one – saving time, adding value and bringing their full potential to profitable fruition.
We equip your people with the mindset and skills to partner brilliantly. Using our unique Breakthrough Thinking methodology, we offer the following services:
A 360° cultural diagnosis that analyses how well you’re partnering now. Uncovering deep insights that surveys alone can’t. Equipping you to make the right change and development choices.
Breakthrough Collaboration & Partnering (L&D programme)
Developing your people to be exceptional business partners in mindset and skills. Our unique 5-step partnering model equips your people to think and act like internal consultants, who can influence, innovate and collaborate.
Supplier partnering (L&D programme)
Our Breakthrough Collaboration & Partnering programme can be tailored to catapult your collaborations with your suppliers. We bring both organisations together to align mindset and skills to broker innovative external partnerships the breakthrough way.
Entrepreneurial category management (L&D development programme)
Our Breakthrough Collaboration & Partnering programme adapted for the challenges of category management. Embedding entrepreneurial thinking that unlocks the corporate environment and challenges what’s possible.
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