Building Business Savvy Teams.

Connecting People and Numbers.

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We build Business Savvy Teams. 

A team-oriented way to sustainably improve your business from the bottom up!

Today’s business world is too fast, too complicated, and too interconnected to have all the answers in one place. Organizations are working hard to achieve their ambition, to become sustainable, resilient, agile, efficient, innovative – and more fun. However, they are struggling to deliver the desired results.

Transparency is the basis for trust.

Truly sustainable, long-term business success requires sound business insight and input from all levels. We believe that employees – a key stakeholder for any company – often have an insufficient idea of how their day-to-day activities contribute to the higher purpose of the organization. 

Based on the principles of Open-Book Management creating a learning and resilience organization.

By understanding the strategy and financials, employees come up with new ideas to achieve those goals. Based on the principles of Open-Book Management you are harnessing the intelligence and ingenuity of everyone at your organization.

With Business Savvy Teams, your strategy will be implemented and realized – improving the employee engagement and results for all stakeholders from day one.

Business Savviness (Business Acumen) is an understanding of how a business works and what it takes for the organization to make money. It combines financial literacy with business literacy: recognizing how strategies, behaviors, actions, and decisions not only affect the numbers but also drive profitable and sustainable growth. A team-oriented way to improve a business from the bottom up!

The role of the leadership team is to show employees what the destination is, not how to get there.
Curious how Business Savvy your team is? Please share the link with your team, fill in the Survey. We send you the results. You start the dialogue with your team.
That’s why OpenBook.Works build Business Savvy Teams.

Facts & figures


of all employees want to know more about the performance of their company (source Gallup)


engagement improvement by organizations who deploy gamification (source Gallup)


Start with the 1st Step.

What are Business Savvy Teams?

  • Are driven by Aligned Motives: everyone understands that continuous improvement benefits all stakeholders – the client, the employees, and the organization.
  • Start from a Common Strategic Perspective: all Team Members know which strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities are critical and most relevant to achieving the goal.
  • Understand that it is a Team Effort: Teams break down organizational silos, remove blind spots to find the best opportunities to create sustainable value for the client. Improving their professional lives at the same time.
  • Strive for Mutually Agreed Operational and Commercial Targets: Teams set their own goals to stimulate both professional learning and better business performance.
  • Build Trust through Open and Proactive Communication using self-designed scoreboards that chart progress made, progress to come, and the lessons learned.
  • Celebrate Success Together regularly, giving recognition to the team’s efforts and having Fun!

Facts & figures


of what we experience we will remember (Cone of Experience, Edgar Dale)


of all employees think personal attention is more important than a bonus (source Gallup)


Start with the 1st Step.

We make change fun and effective

With 100-day Savvy Challenges, we boost the action and dialogue for individual and team performance, value creation, and results. We realize the personal and professional growth of the employees for continuous improvement. By involving everyone throughout the value chain, from strategy to execution, we empower people to take ownership, break down barriers, give employees the power of conversion, and learn how to influence business results. Our programs start small and grow organically to ensure the right cultural fit – before speeding up the deployment to increase the pace of the organization.


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