We combine the Power of
"Lateral Thinking" ® with the "Art of Strategy" to help you stay
relevant in a completely new world.
Strategic Innovation is the alternative to
traditional strategic processes which are based on analysis
and linear Thinking. These traditional processes generally lead to
and incremental Innovation. They are usually
repetitive, limited in their capacities to Envision and to generate
value-creating fresh ideas, and to cope with the big problems and
the uncertainties you face.
Strategic Innovation is a vanguard Strategy Design process which
combines the Power of "Lateral Thinking" ® with the Art of Strategy
for a new breed of Strategic Thinking. It is designed to to apply
Creative Thinking to your most important strategic issues and
imagine truly innovative approaches, a portfolio of value creating
platforms and growth possibilities that allow you to stay relevant
in a completely new world facing new challenges.
It is about "Out-of-the-Box" and Breakthrough Thinking
leading to game-changing Strategies and Breakthrough
Performance. It helps you reinvent your Business, your
Strategies and also the way you build them in an unstable world,
while your competitors are still busy repeating the Past or
Managing the Present.
In our workshops, we weave together talents, ideas and a unique
combination of methodologies (Business Strategy, Scenario Thinking,
Creative Thinking and System Thinking) focused on a particular
subject, project or strategy.
Our focused, dynamic and challenging approach is designed to
provoke deep changes in the way you see and think. This enables you
to SEE and DECODE the Ecosystem you navigate in, to SENSE
innovation opportunities and creatively SEIZE growth opportunities,
to invent new Business alternatives, imagine innovating approaches
and strategies, new products, services, applications and
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The Revolution in Purpose: from "Dumb Growth" to "Smart
What is needed to be "Future Relevant"?
A new economic model is emerging, recognizing that Business can
no longer be driven by a Profit-led logic that would, on one hand,
neglect the larger system it operates in and, on the other hand,
expect sustainable financial growth. We have reached the boundaries
of a certain type of growth: Dumb Growth, which is
productive but unsustainable, unfair, fragile and driven by
The System Integration Imperative
A few years ago, we heard about the emerging "Triple
Bottom Line" ion 3 P's: Profit, Planet (Environmental health) and
People (Social well-being). That was the "triple
Now, we think a FOURTH revolution is on its way: the
REVOLUTION IN PURPOSE, demanding that each "activity" aligns itself
on its meaningful contribution to the world.
If there are to be Smart Businesses, we can and must run them
while integrating this "Quadruple Bottom Line" into our core
purpose and processes. Our Vision, our strategic intent and our way
of making Business must be challenged to allow meaningful Value
creation for all stakeholders and issues.
Smart Growth is innovative,
sustainable, fair, resilient, driven by outcomes. For Businesses to
succeed, the Win-Win nature of Smart Growth must replace the
Win-Lose nature of Dumb Growth.
We can connect Purpose with Profitability.