TailoredSolutions

Unique solutions for unique challenges

The business landscape is changing rapidly with the digital revolution. To thrive in this new world, you need to become a learning organization which can anticipate and adapt to change.

We take a hands-on consultative approach towards your business, always focused on unlocking the full potential of your people and your organization. From embracing digital and understanding big societal shifts, we design customized solutions for you according to your specific needs and changes.

Our goal is to support your company in building an innovative business culture to take on current and future challenges and be ‘real world ready’ in a fast-evolving business landscape.

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What we specialize in

Leadership and organizational change

A company is defined by its culture, and that culture is made up by its people. For an organization to adapt to change, everyone must be willing to embrace change, being empowered to change or have a self-leadership mentality. We seek to create change agents out of your people, and you will have the capacity to make the business adapt to changes long after our journey has ended.

Cultural transformation

Culture is the connective fabric that binds your business and your people together. A good culture is one that not only inspires its people in going forward but also holds them together in times of turbulent change. If your team has a clear purpose of the company’s values and is motivated by the right culture, you will be the company that is successful in learning and adapting to transformation. We offer a toolbox of cultural transformation tools that can enable you to create a culture that promotes pro-activists instead of reactionists.

Digital strategies and capacity building

To put it short: we are both experts. You, on your products and market. We, on digital change. The advent of Internet and new technologies means that your business will never be the same again. Many will see this as a threat, but we believe in leading that change. This is a major opportunity for you to embrace new ways of talking to your customers and making people happier by helping them fulfill their needs. If the end-goal is to have an expanded capacity and abilities, we support you in building solid digital strategies to take you there.

Innovation and creativity

The organization that survives and outlasts its competitors is the one that is able to innovate and evolve accordingly to market demand. From focusing on creating prototypes that reduces waste, to collaborating and innovating through short iterations instead of huge cycles, we support you with innovative tools, methods and new ways of thinking to maximize your resources in fostering an innovative business culture.

Business development

We believe in value creation above everything else. It is because customers are the lifeblood of any business, and value is what customers care about. For your business to grow, we work with you towards developing existing value or by creating new value.

Only when we have have worked collaboratively to create value to develop your business, we set the relevant strategies needed in place to capture and sustain the value created.

What our clients say

A fantastic opportunity to press the reset button on how you approach your business and marketing challenges.

Sandra PeatGlobal Director of PR & Events, Bacardi

They open your head and flip your brain upside down.

Sarah May BatesSr. Writer, RPA

    How we work

    We listen and learn

    As a partner, we start by listening. Together, we work to understand your business, culture, people and challenges.

    By interviewing your executive leadership teams and key people, we understand your most important needs. We seek to gather valuable insights from your people, before identifying gaps and opportunities for your company.

    We design for your needs

    With your specific needs and challenges in mind, our Learning design experts take a hands-on approach in selecting and applying highly collaborative and problem solving processes for your company.

    These processes have been developed to support your company in building an innovative business culture and to effectively bring business transformation both internally and externally.

    We take you on a collective learning journey

    A journey with us means going through different stages of progression. From formulating new strategies to learning effective implementation techniques, we always seek to inspire and equip your team with new knowledge.

    Each learning journey is absolutely unique. While some last for a brief intensive few days, others are ongoing consultative partnerships over several years. No matter the length of the journey, we always do whatever it takes to create a learning journey tailored to accelerate the development of your team and company.

    We believe strongly in the power of collaboration

    The company that works together, moves forward together. You will learn how to create unique conditions for your leaders and teams to sustain a collaborative business culture for future success.

    You will start using tools to build competence and confidence in your teams and seeking solutions that solves immediate issues as well as long-term challenges. These processes are crucial for building a strong and supportive culture that advocates the breaking down of traditional silos, and instead actively demonstrate the potential and power of collaboration to your people.

    Case studies

    From print to online media

    Challenge

    Aftonbladet, Sweden's leading newspaper in print and online, collaborated with Hyper Island to become an online media company 2017 by increasing knowledge within online journalism, social media and business development in a world in constant change.

    Approach

    This resulted in Aftonbladet Online Academy, a customized learning program for all employees and an unique leadership program for key change agents at Aftonbladet. The mission was to boost knowledge and insight about new technology, innovation and digital/social aspects of communication, publishing, and organization, to continue the development of Aftonbladet’s staff and strengthening the capacity to deliver long-term innovative, successful, and profitable work.

    Result & Impact

    Hyper Island supported Aftonbladet in creating and implementing new efficient innovation processes. The Aftonbladet change agents are now frequently used as idea generation facilitators to support the new ongoing innovation processes.

    94% of the Aftonbladet employees feel more comfortable discussing digital opportunities.

    91% of the Aftonbladet employees know how much the digital evolution affects the media business and Aftonbladet.

    Co-creation = Success

    Challenge

    The global marketing and technology agency, LBi, was determined to improve their relationships and collaboration with their clients to ensure that they would fully support their clients future success. LBi invited their clients to go with them on a transparent learning journey at Hyper Island; to share ambitions and targets, fears and challenges.

    Approach

    Hyper Island designed a tailor-made 3-day Master Class for LBi and their clients, which included speaker sessions, workshops and collaborative exercises focusing on building culture and team, defining shared values, purpose and goals.

    Result & Impact

    LBi has changed their ways of working with their clients, introducing a more collaborative approach and process through co-creation. LBi and their clients enjoys a more efficient relationship today that is focuses on creativity and building value based long-term strategic partnerships.

    Allison Wightman Head of eBusiness Virgin Atlantic Airways:

    “The Hyper Island experience is starting to embed itself in everything, in the way that LBI operates, and I think that’s really exciting for them, and as clients we are starting to see the benefits of it all the time.”

    Rosalie Kurton, Head of New Business, LBi:

    “It truly was a life-changing experience, absolutely, it’s one of the best things I’ve ever done.”

    Meet two of our learning consultants

    Per Vidar Lundberg

    Director of Executive Education Per Vidar Lundberg

    Per is a committed change leader with extensive experience in strategy, management and business development. He specializes in effecting change in organizations, focusing on possibilities and needs in the digital environment. He believes strongly in taking a rigorous and methodical approach on creating business cultures where change is the default mindset, and where individuals are empowered to create change for a sustainable organization. Per has also served as a mentor to students in the Stockholm School of Economics MBA programme as well as executives in multiple Swedish and U.S. companies.

    Christian Olsson

    Christian Olsson

    Christian is a partner of Hyper Island and a Hyper Island alumni. He served as the head of education for three years, before he set out to develop two new full-time programs in Stockholm and co-founded Hyper Island's Master Classes that are now launched globally. Christian is currently starting Hyper Island long-term programs in New York City. His passion is taking on new challenges on how to support individuals and teams in a digitally fueled world.

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