In “Unleashing the Power of Workarounds: A Conversation with Paulo Savaget,” we delve into the intriguing world of workarounds and their transformative potential. Savaget’s frustration with repetitive consultancy reports and his admiration for the resourcefulness of hackers ignited his exploration of alternative problem-solving approaches. Through the lens of piggybacks, loopholes, roundabouts, and next bests, Savaget demonstrates the versatility of workarounds. From leveraging existing relationships to navigating legal boundaries and disrupting normalized behaviors, workarounds offer innovative solutions. Implementing workarounds requires a cultural shift that values scrappiness and continuous improvement. Looking ahead, workarounds will play a crucial role in addressing complex challenges, particularly in sustainability. By embracing workarounds, organizations can challenge conventions, foster innovation, and redefine the boundaries of possibility.