Organizational transformation for higher employee experience

Business Transformation Consulting

We are your co-creation partner

There is no one-size fits all approach, but rather a co-creation setup, where international corporates as well as ambitious startups from different industries seek advice in braininspa’s core themes:

  • Transformation
  • Purpose & Values based Organizations
  • Employee Experience 
  • Agility & New Way of Working
  • Innovative Business Models
  • NextGeneration Leadership
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Culture Walks and Culture Talks allowed for mindblowing insights when launching an aligned company culture across different business units. Creating the Innovation Engine in a family-owned manufacturing organization from scratch called for lots of new, agile ways of working. Rolling out the first-of-a-kind multi-level nextgeneration leadership development program focusing on healthy high performance skills stretched the limits of old talent development structures. All these braininspa projects – and many more –  over the last decade have one thing in common: the laser-sharp focus on talent and the grounding of every project in the clarity on purpose and values.

Facts & Figures

We love impact and tangible results

Strategy & transformation client projects completed

Delivered projects in more than 12 countries around the globe

Years of experience as Corporate Executive, serial startup-founder, board member

Client Cases

 

COO Leadership in Times of Uncertainty

 

Industry: Energy & Utility
Company Size: +10.000 employees
Project Year: 2021

The current market volatility and the upcoming M&A activities require the direct reports of the COO to align and support each other on how to lead in times of uncertainty. 

Co-create workshop concept and storymap with client; conduct 1:1 Pre-Interviews with all workshop participants to identify their needs, desires and expectations; Finetuning workshop concept based on the findings of pre- interviews; Conduct and facilitate initial workshop; Transformation support via 1:1 sparring session with all participants + regular follow up working sessions

Launching the Innovation Engine

 

Industry: Manufacturing
Company Size: +1000 employees
Project Year: 2020 – 2022

Based on a newly defined company purpose, re-worked values and updated business unit strategies, the objective of this project was to launch a new Innovation Engine in order to outperform current business performance by 100% within the next 3 years.

  • Achieve board level alignment on how to create an agile innovation setup,
  • Define objectives, roles and responsibilities for new Innovation Engine structures
  • Onboard and empower new Innovation Team to run as a self-organized entity,
  • Define innovation stage gate processes including tools
  • Implement new Innovation Tools/Methods (Google Sprint, Customer Journeys, Business Modeling,..)

Empowering NextGeneration Tech Leaders

 

Industry: Technology & IT Services
Company Size: +500 employees
Project Year: 2020 – 2022

Young, technology-focused high-potentials should be accompanied over the course of their early leadership experience on 3 pillars: a) content and techniques for becoming a healthy high performing leader, b) 1:1 executive sparring to deepen personal development and self-reflection, c) foster collaboration peer2peer

Conduct joint project scoping session with client director to align content, purpose and program objectives; Prepare kickoff event with personal get2know for each candidate and their needs; Design and deliver all 3 program pillars on a monthly basis; Conduct frequent reflection sessions with client program manager to shape program; Organize ad-hoc guest speakers

Enabling Agile & People-Driven Organization

 

Industry: Business Services
Company Size: +1000 employees
Project Year: 2017 – 2019


Create and develop formats to bring corporate talents from different departments together and have them work with agile, young startup-founders on eyesight level, learn from each other, share their best practices on how to make things more agile and how to scale; Co-creation processes for building MVP / prototypes and changing mindsets by the use of unconventional methods; strong interaction with HR & Talent development leads and CEO of visionary organization who wanted to embraze the VUCA world and new ways of working.

one.client.culture – New Way of Working

 

Industry: Professional & Business Services
Company Size: +250 employees
Project Year: 2016 – 2017

Create and develop formats to bring corporate talents from different departments together and have them work with agile, young startup-founders on eyesight level, learn from each other, share their best practices on how to make things more agile and how to scale; Co-creation processes for building MVP / prototypes and changing mindsets by the use of unconventional methods; strong interaction with HR & Talent development leads and CEO of visionary organization who wanted to embraze the VUCA world and new ways of working.

Testimonials from past clients

Not that I haven’t worked with coaches before, but there is hardly ever someone as focused and present as Michaela when working with her. Plus her way of not teaching content but having you implement simple yet powerful things quickly – even in my busy schedule – and seeing results soon was awesome!

Sandra B.

Head of Corporate Innovation International, Retail / EMEA

Michaela is a very skilled and intelligent individual with high integrity. Michaela knows how to define targets, how to plan to achieve them and how to not get distracted when executing the plan. In short, if you are looking for someone whom you can trust and will get things done together with you to get you to your next level of performance I can highly recommend Michaela. Happy to respond to personal inquires for more information.

Ralf M.

Managing Director, Swiss Bank

Having worked with Michaela over longer period of time made me change quite a few things in life: Not just her ability to always ask the right questions but to be there whenever I felt like bouncing the one or the other ideas was a true game-changer for me

 

Daniela S.

Head of Talent - EMEA, Marketing & Advertising Agency

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