Tilo Schwarz

Tilo Schwarz

Lernzone GmbH

Tilo works as Leadership Coach and Toyota Kata Trainer and supports organizations and managers to successfully lead change and continuous improvement. In the past 15 years Tilo has focused his work on helping leaders to coach their teams for mastering challenges and navigating unknown territory.

Between 2006 and 2012, being plant manager at a German power-tool manufacturer, he introduced the Toyota Kata as main problem solving- and management-pattern. Together with his management team he successfully navigate the crisis of 2007/2008, winning the 2008 A. T. Kearny manufacturing competition „plant of the year“ and receiving a second place in the WHU/INSEAD contest „industrial excellence award“ in 2011.

Coaching for an Agile Mindset

Competitive conditions favor teams and organizations that are able to adapt and innovate at high speed. Agile methods and organizational structures are helpful to do so. However, the level of agility is, first and foremost, determined by the underlying mindset and peoples ability to navigate unknown territory and uncertainty. Hence, developing the scientific-thinking ability of the people and teams in an organization may be one of the core management tasks of our time.

Learn how to increase agility and creativity in your team by practicing a more scientific way of thinking and working together and step up your coaching game by learning about the Coaching Kata and how to use it in your everyday situations immediately.