Strategy activation. Made simple.

Unlock the full potential of your leadership team. Reduce complexity and increase successful outcomes through our strategy activation formula of technology, data and expert knowledge.

Your challenge

Complex, uncomfortable… crucial.

In today’s VUCA world (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) the ability to put in place the right strategy and react fast to changes is what divides category leaders from also-rans.

Nevertheless, Strategy activation, the discipline of putting strategy into action, is a complex and multi-faceted process spanning over years. and requiring specialist data, insights, commitment and alignment among the team.

It’s no wonder two-thirds of all business strategies fail to be implemented*.

*67% of well-formulated strategies fail when they are executed (Harvard Business School, 2017)

Our response

The strategy activation formula™

Designed to make strategy activation simple and successful, the 3HORIZONS’ formula™ provides leaders with end-to-end enriching and engaging experience, integrating four elements:

Digital Platforms

to help you solve real-life problems via IP digital toolkits that codify complex strategic frameworks and theories.

Workshops (in person and on-line)

to engage your teams in the co-creation of solutions while nurturing alignment, commitment and internal capabilities.

Data and Insights

to inform your decision making from both internal sources, market and competitive intelligence.

Expertise on-demand

to connect with sector-specific knowledge and insights, as well as flank your teams in the implementation effort.

Our solutions

Practical, outcome-based products for every business

We apply our strategy activation formula to the attainment of most of your strategic and commercial goals. From long term planning to innovation, sales to profitability – our solutions help businesses of any size.

SIA - Strategy in action

Define and co-create a strategic plan for the entire organization or a single business unit. Use practical, actionable tools included in our digital platform, such as Situation Analysis, Financial Modelling,  Continuous Improvement Plans and others.

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W2I - Way to Innovation

Develop a strategy specific to innovation and its outputs. Up your game in new product development, improve business modelling and prepare for rapid scale.

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W2S - Way to Sales

Boost your B2B sales effectiveness. Learn and implement outcome-based sales
methodologies and principles. Redesign sales processes and improve training and

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W2V - Way to Value

Improve the profitability of existing products. Simultaneously manipulate the three key levers: specification levels; technical design; and supply and manufacturing

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W2E - Way to Execution

Give your strategy activation every chance of success. Bind the strategic plan to your
operational budget and deploy relevant OKRs (objectives and key results) across the

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What clients Say

In their words

“The SIA™ process engaged over 50 people in Gunnebo. Each and everyone contributed to developing a strategy called Gunnebo 2.0 which is now delivering great impact. 3HORIZONS brought a method that made the entire journey a truly transformational one for our Gunnebo.”

Stefan Syren

CEO, Gunnebo

“3HORIZONS’ fun and engaging formula helped us to develop an actionable strategic plan for our South East Asia subsidiaries. The 3HORIZONS’ process is easy to follow, it includes best practices and curated data and insights that allowed us to deliver a highly positive ROI”. 

Andy Ransom

CEO, Rentokil Initial

“The high-quality insights coupled with the digital platform and the superb level of engagement of all the executives involved in the process made the SIA™ journey not only a very enriching experience but also a very impactful initiative for the ELITE network”.

Marta Testi

CEO, Elite - London Stock Exchange

Who we are

Academic rigour with a passion for business

3HORIZONS is a new, innovative, tech-led strategy consultancy. Founded by former McKinsey partners and professors at Europe’s leading business schools, it combines deep industry experience with academic excellence and commercial acumen.

With offices around Europe and a wide network of collaborators, the company numbers many of the world’s leading brands among its clients. The 3HORIZONS’ formula™ has been tested across most industries, its benefits vouched for by corporates and SMEs alike.

£ of client opportunities

discovered via strategic initiatives.


trained across more than 30 countries


on strategy and innovation delivered worldwide

served across the UK, Italy, France, Germany, the USA and Nordics.


See our formula in action