Foodhack 2020 Studio Zao 84% of strategic transformations fail.
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Foodhack 2020 Studio Zao 55% of executives believe their current workforce is not fit for the future.
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Foodhack 2020 Studio Zao 47% of companies say cultural factors are the biggest obstacles for transformation.
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Foodhack 2020 Studio Zao
84% of strategic transformations fail.
Be more intrapreneurial
Foodhack 2020 Studio Zao 55% of executives believe their workforce is not future-ready.
Be more intrapreneurial
Foodhack 2020 Studio Zao 47% of companies say cultural factors are the biggest obstacles for transformation.
Be more intrapreneurial
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Organisations need internal entrepreneurial capabilities and culture.

The world is changing faster and more unpredictably than ever. Now even more so with COVID-19. Organisations must transform to win and thrive.

Building a workforce fit for the future is vital, and it consists of entrepreneurial talent — creative problem-solvers and strong communicators with keen growth mindsets, able to deal with ambiguity.

But organisations often struggle to develop, activate and incentivise such talent — exacerbated by internal environments that stifle and reject entrepreneurial behaviours, leading to failed transformation and innovation.

We have worked with hundreds of these entrepreneurially-talented individuals who drive change from within — internal entrepreneurs, or Intrapreneurs.

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Entrepreneurial Capability Development Framework Studio Zao

We unlock and harness Intrapreneurial talent to enable strategic transformation.

We design and implement systems that empower Intrapreneurs and embed Intrapreneurial capabilities to be long-lasting, creating environments that enable them to flourish.

It’s important that leaders in organisations are aligned on the transformation agenda, with an understanding of current Intrapreneurial capability levels, while Intrapreneurial talent is sufficiently upskilled and empowered to channel their capabilities towards solving key business challenges and capturing new growth opportunities. Crucially, these capabilities need to become embedded — part of the organisation’s DNA and culture.

Entrepreneurial Capability Development Framework Studio Zao

Our systems and programmes feel different

The way we do it is different Studio Zao

Fast

We move at pace, engaging the right people on the right problems via sprint methodologies.

Data-Driven

We remove the guesswork in innovation through a systematic data-driven approach to inform and measure progress and outcomes.

Tangible

We create tangible assets to help scale intrapreneurial ways of working and thinking across the organisation.

Open

We collaborate openly where needed through our partnerships with Academia, Industry and the Startup ecosystem.

The way we do it is different Studio Zao

Fast

We move at pace, engaging the right people on the right problems via sprint methodologies.

The way we do it is different Studio Zao

Data-Driven

We remove the guesswork in innovation through a systematic data-driven approach to inform and measure progress and outcomes.

The way we do it is different Studio Zao

Open

We collaborate openly where needed through our partnerships with Academia, Industry and the Startup ecosystem.

The way we do it is different Studio Zao

Tangible

We create tangible assets to help scale intrapreneurial ways of working and thinking across the organisation.

What our clients say

“Studio Zao facilitated an engaging Strategy Council Session for us, aligning 30+ TV industry senior members on the main advantages of the Lean Startup approach, and embedding members with TV-industry entrepreneurs so that they could reach consensus and identify innovative solutions to customer industry-wide challenges. Highly recommended!”

Sony Music

“Working with Studio Zao has been a real pleasure. Not only do they bring diverse and innovative strategic thinking but they also truly partner with us, share insights and take on feedback to co-create a great output. They also understand the importance of talent in corporate innovation. I look forward to continuing to work with them on future projects.”

“Studio Zao helped us identify consumer problems to solve in order to design and deliver a rapid innovation sprint followed by venture coaching 9 teams. They took us through a strategic and immersive venture building process. It was insightful to see how the teams’ propositions transformed through customer engagement and validation, with 3 propositions going forward into pilots and a number of entrepreneurial talents recognised in the business.”

“Studio Zao’s program helped shape the direction of my career, opening my eyes to thinking like an entrepreneur and arming me with the tools & experience to create exciting business ventures.”

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