Testimonial from recent speach for Novartis Nordic Winter Conference in Bergen, Norway:
Recently we facilitated an offsite with a small management team for DnB NOR in New York. Here is what the client wrote after the session:
"Carl and his JazzCode team made our management offsite really memorable, and I believe we already see a difference in our behavior pre- and post the JazzCode experience. This was a first step in an attempt to start transforming how we as a team interact and manage our business. We wanted to team with a partner who understood our organization, could related to the cultural dimensions and bring new ideas to a diversified and experienced team. I believe we hit bulls eye. The combination of the Harvard Business School case, the JazzCode Live session and our discussion around the "Stormer Framework for Interaction" - my interpretation of Carl's model, triggered interesting conversations and ideas to analyze further. We are very grateful for JazzCode giving us such a solid push in the right direction. The key for us now is to follow through on our action items, and loop back to our discussions to keep the ideas alive. I will not be surprised if we continue exploring ways to improve how we work as a team with Carl."
"As a side note I'd like to add that the musical performance in itself was an exceptional experience. Cameron Brown, Bruce Barth and Carl created an intimate and unique experience for our team that triggered renewed interest in Jazz. A sincere thank you for that."
Nils Boelset Senior
DnB NOR Bank ASA, New York Branch
Robert D. Austin is professor at Harvard Business School and also at the Copenhagen Business School. He co-wrote the Miles Davis case for Harvard Business School together with Carl Størmer, principal at JazzCode. In this clip he talks about innovation and what we can learn from the JazzCode: It gives insight into what happens in organizations that need to innovate to survive. JazzCode helps you undertand the essence of innovation and the group process of innovation.
Gordon Cairns was the CEO of Australian Lion Nathan, a public company. We both spoke at an Australian partner conference for a global accounting firm and he was kind enough to talk about the JazzCode: Highly relevant and shows the leadership model of the 21st century where leadership is shared and rotated in a team.
Associate principal at the Oslo office of a leading management consulting firm about the JazzCode: "It changed how I listen to clients".
Australian business analyst, Joy Park talks about hearing JazzCode twice:
London Business School Professor Yiorgos Mylonadis describes his experience with the JazzCode
McKinsey & Co. EMEA director Tore Myrholt talks about hiring the JazzCode.
A London based participant talks about the JazzCode after a morning session with 300 people:
London based programme manager, David M. talks about being sceptical to jazz