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The Breakthrough Process

A proven methodology for rapidly accelerating performance and achieving breakthrough results in complex environments.

Focus on one single critical business issue that will have the greatest impact on short-term performance.

The Breakthrough Process is Oxford Leadership’s propitiatory methodology for generating breakthrough results within a short time.

It is a proven way of aligning key players and building a high-performing team. Teams focus on co-creating solutions to one single, critical business issue that will have the greatest impact on short-term performance. Accelerate performance and improve results by increasing alignment, cohesion, engagement, and accountability.

Performance Accelerator is a powerful, highly-structured process that brings together key leaders and experts from across the organisation, to focus on one core issue at a time.

Oxford Leadership consultants co-facilitate the process with members of your leadership team to:

  • Rapidly identify and gain broad commitment to high-priority initiatives
  • Build high-performing teams, lower resistance to change, and accelerate implementation
  • Fast-track decision-making and harness collective wisdom
  • Break through barriers of rank, function, geography, and culture – to increase collaboration among senior leaders and those who report to them

Programme Brochure

Download the programme overview for more information about the core methodologies and key benefits.

This process will help key individuals:

01. Align around solving the single critical business issue.

02. Transform themselves in an intense 2-3 day syndicate for breakthrough execution.

03. Produce a 90-day action plan and deliver it with fierce resolve.

04. Create space by unloading pet projects and programmes.

05. Define solutions and make decisions ‘on-the-spot’.

06. Provide regular feedback and reports to key decision makers, enabling relentless monitoring of the process.

“The Breakthrough process helped us align as a management team and engage our top 90 leaders with fierce resolve to outperform the market.”

Ruediger Stroh
Executive Vice President, NXP

“I have been through many leadership programmes before, but none has had the same impact as OLDP on my approach to life and work. It has definitely changed me as a leader.”

Santiago Gowland
Former Vice President - Brand & Social Responsibility, Unilever

“OLDP and Strategic Focusing enabled us to build a new corporate culture based on trust & collaboration, focused on the development of the whole company in an eco-based way, instead of the traditional command-control and competitive ego-based way.”

Rodrigo Loures
Former CEO, Nutrimental

“Oxford Leadership™ helped our Group Management Team significantly sharpen our strategic focus, create alignment, strengthen teamwork and improve overall performance of the Electrolux Group.”

Keith McLoughlin
President and CEO, Electrolux

“If we are able to lead ourselves in this authentic way, we will truly be able to mobilize those we lead, unlock the potential of the organisation and turn it into growth for our business. Together we will build a community that can be characterized as cohesive, inclusive, respectful, trustworthy and inspired.”

Tex Gunning
Managing Director, AkzoNobel

“The Self-Managing Leadership programme was the most powerful and moving course I have ever attended in my entire professional career. Brian’s vision and foresight has helped me deal with many difficult situations personally & professionally.”

John Mahtani
Former Vice President, Warner Bros

“What I’ve learned from Oxford Leadership™ is bigger than words. My perception of myself, of my life, of the world, and of my place in this world is today totally different from what it was 4 months ago. My individualistic approach to leadership has moved to a more humanistic one. The effect on my work has been significant and sustained.”

Sirivan Chaleunxay
General Electric

“During a highly turbulent period in the history of our 100-year-old company, Oxford Leadership defined a new focus for the company and helped build the determination, confidence and commitment amongst our managers to lead the change. We have achieved exceptional growth both in revenue and profitability.I consider this to be the fruit of the Oxford Leadership’s programmes during this critical period.”

J.L. Shah
Managing Director, Atul Industries

“We can see the difference in the quality of leadership. We find our leaders are more aware of themselves and their behaviours - they have become mature. Good leadership starts with good knowledge about yourself. Oxford Leadership are very professional and were able to make a true impact on our leadership; in how they behave, in their relationships with themselves, and their employees.”

Eva Norrbohm
Programme Manager, Group HR - Leadership & Organisational Development, SEB

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