Everyone at NOOTABEENE is committed to a set of core values, which represent the standard NOOTABEENE wishes to achieve in terms of quality and client relations. These shared concepts shape the culture and define the character of NOOTABEENE; they guide how NOOTABEENE’s interim managers and freelance consultants behave and make decisions. New ideas, opportunities, and ways of working are constantly measured against these core values.
NOOTABEENE believes in Excellence
All NOOTABEENE’s allied interim managers and freelance consultants comply with our ‘standard of excellence’. Comprehensive fact-based analysis, creative strategy development and pragmatic solution identification are the hallmark of NOOTABEENE. Yet mental agility and the will to think – and realize – the unthinkable are equally vital. Strict quality control during and after every project ensures that all the deliverables meet the same standard of excellence. NOOTABEENE is not satisfied until the client is satisfied.
NOOTABEENE believes in Entrepreneurship
NOOTABEENE considers herself to be a network of entrepreneurs. To NOOTABEENE, entrepreneurship is primarily about business success and the willingness to assume responsibility in order to achieve it. Taking ownership is crucial to actionable solutions. That means working in partnership, taking (considered) risks, and exploring unconventional ideas. Only then exceptional added value can be realized.
NOOTABEENE believes in Character
Outstanding consultants and interim managers are more than just exceptional analysts, strategists and implementers. Above all, both are strong and creative personalities from a variety of backgrounds. Achieving creative strategic solutions takes a specific kind of mind: (1) one that takes challenges with enthusiasm, despises convention, is intellectually curious, and enjoys the unexpected; (2) one that doesn’t believe ‘ok’ is ‘ok’; (3) one that demonstrates a ‘can-do’ attitude and (4) one that enjoys celebrating success with clients. That means that NOOTABEENE’s interim managers and freelance consultants tell the truth as they see it and dare to disagree. Although this attitude is not always perceived as comfortable, it does add to the development of a new direction in thinking, strategy and action. The defined solutions are sometimes unconventional or provocative, but invariably effective.
NOOTABEENE believes in Collaboration
NOOTABEENE’s interim managers and freelance consultants collaborate closely, openly and vigorously with clients. Through superior service, professional conduct, complete commitment and constructive dialog we earn our clients’ trust. This allows for maximum feasibility and buy-in for the recommendations and solutions developed. Furthermore, people tend to come to better answers in teams than as individuals. Operating as a joint team - with mixed minds - generates more powerful ideas. And, equally important, we are motivated by an intense cooperation with clients.