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The essence of Turbo Change is:

  • Being a pioneer in learning through improvization and fast capitalization on mistakes
  • Being very close to people and knowing their true needs
  • Being continuously connected to the global environment and aligned to the rhythm of change.

We break down the ‘race’ into six stages in order not to lose track.

This is your roadmap to steer your team through unknown and risky terrain.

1. Drive by yourself – or you will be driven

If you are in the driver seat, you have to be active. If you don’t take the risk to start to drive, you end up standing still. Others will leave you behind.

2. Accelerate into the unknown - let go the urge for control

Leave your knowledge of existing roads behind you. This road is different anyway. Let go of your understanding of what the road should be like – it distracts you from adapting to new circumstances.

3. Be focused and balanced

Do not only use your mind, but all your physical senses and your heart to be more resourceful and capable. Fully immerse yourself in your environment.

4. Use everybody’s talents

People have different capabilities and talents. Use this talent mix and consciously involve all relevant stakeholders using their respective strengths.

5. Be determined for action and correction

Fast action is required, along with the courage to critically look at the consequences of your action. Seek for a high return on failure and make progress step by step. Don’t wait for the perfect solution, because it does not exist in an imperfect and ever changing world.

6. Re-align continuously

Have you overlooked a turnoff? Is everybody still on board? Are you still heading into the right direction? Make it a habit to frequently and regularly meet with your co-drivers to make sure that you still are in the same race.

We provide you with tools and techniques that help you

to maintain speed and approach the goal safely.

Path to Passion

(Re-)Discover your inner strength and unleash your and your team’s potential

'The Anti-Organization'

The handstand technique provides clarity on your team’s and your organization’s goals

Mental Models

The identification of mental models raise awareness regarding self-limitations

Pain Points

Awareness of pain points helps to overcome barriers to change and deepens empathy

Identify - Translate - Integrate

Clusters of differences are consciously used to develop high-quality solutions in heterogeneous teams

Return on Failure

In analogy to the well-known ROI, this model from Birkinshaw is used to encourage structured learning from failure. It helps turning failure into valuable experience

Worst practice sharing

Doing a 180, best-practice-sharing is turned into worst-practice-sharing as we learn most effectively from mistakes

Pit stops

This special meeting format makes it a habit to have frequent alignment points to ensure full functionality of the racing team

Shape barometer

This is a weekly health indicator to cross-check the emotional balance and engagement of the racing team