News

Nov 17 2015

LOTS® for hospitality management

Beatrice Huschka, Master of Science in Management & International Master in Hospitality Management, has been trained in LOTS® with Hans Akerblom for two days in Uppsala. Beatrice Huschka comes from Germany and her father, Alexander Huschka, is already certified in LOTS®. Together they focus on the hotel business.

Oct 28 2015

A vision to face new challenges

The Reverend Hans Boeryd and his team from the Swedish Church in Jönköping, Sweden, are taking part in a four-day workshop where they reflect on how to develop themselves and what they do. Hans Akerblom is running the workshop and the theme is the new challenges for the Swedish Church. Of course the discussions focus on the important pillars of Vision, Purpose and Values.

The feedback so far: “We did not know what to expect and we realized that this process is really valuable”.

Oct 22 2015

Certifications in Denmark

Per Byberg Petersen, Maja Klit Lindegaard, Marcel Schouv and Morten Hove have been certified in LOTS® by Hans Akerblom during a 9 day program in Copenhagen, Denmark. They see being certified as a Lotscoach® as a good thing for their personal and professional development. They especially found it valuable to practice the process of LOTS® in the full group.

Oct 15 2015

Klarna uses LOTS® to handle rapid growth

Josefine Willers, Corporate Development at Klarna, where the whole strategic planning team are certified in LOTS®, has during six days been trained and certified in LOTS® by Hans Akerblom. Klarna is a Sweden-based e-commerce company that provides payment services for online storefronts.
Erik Hylén, team leader, strategic planning at Klarna, joined Josefine Willers for a couple of days for an update on the 19th version of LOTS® to make sure he stays in the forefront and updated on the process.

– We had many interesting discussions, says Hans Akerblom. Klarna is a company that is growing very fast and with Josefine Willers the discussion was focused on how the common language and tool of LOTS® will support this rapid development.

For Erik Hylén the focus was on the business planning process for the growth of Klarna in the US.

Aug 31 2015

Developing our organization

Anders Daniels, Christina Hansson and Lena Lilja-Svanberg from Huge Fastigheter AB attended a certification program in LOTS® in August, and can now call themselves facilitators in LOTS® and Lotscoach®. The facilitator from Scandinavian Leadership this time was Carl Filip Bergendal.

- We had a really inspiring and developing time together and we are certain that LOTS® will help us develop our organization and business.

Feb 19 2015

New Facilitators 2015

Malin Thulin, Frida Roswall, Henrik Dubois and Niklas Hjelmsater attended a certification program in LOTS® late January and early February this year.  After the first 6 intensive days they got their certification and can now call themselves facilitators in LOTS® or Lotscoach®.

In May they will follow up with the remaining 3 days of the program to exchange experiences and fine tune their skills in facilitation. The facilitator from Scandinavian Leadership this time was Hans Akerblom.

Some comments from the participants after the first part of the program:

- Attending this program has really exceeded my expectations, which from the beginning were already high. The other participants and the facilitator were all very dedicated.

- A versatile tool to be used not only professionally, but also for private issues.  And it’s timeless.

Dec 10 2014

Certification Program in Copenhagen

Marcel Schouv, Morten Andreas Hove, Per Bybjerg Petersen and Maja Klit Lindegaard from Denmark are the newest members of the Scandinavian Leadership “family” of facilitators in LOTS®.  During 6 intensive days of learning and practicing they went back to their organization to “go live”. We wish them all the best in their facilitations. The group will meet again in April for exchange of experiences and further development. Some comments from the participants:

- I think it is a good way to make sure that an issue is being reflected on different levels. A surprisingly holistic view.

- I think it has been a really interesting week and I have learned a lot of new tools that I can use in my work.

Nov 28 2014

International Certification Program in Uppsala

Marta Karteczka from Poland, Jan Hartwig and Heiko Kain from Germany and Erik Nylén from Sweden recently attended a certification program in Uppsala. They were eager to learn to handle the tool of LOTS®, as they were to sharpen their leadership skills. The facilitator from Scandinavian Leadership shared his knowledge and experiences with them during 6 intensive days.

- One of the highlights were practicing “open questions”, says one participant, this will enable me to develop my team and increase their involvement.

Another participant says: - I really like the way of thinking Outside-in & Inside-out in a balance over time.

Oct 3 2014

New Facilitators in LOTS®

Seven people from three different companies were nominated for a certification program in LOTS®. They were all certified on September 10 and are now back in their organizations to support their management teams in running the business. The new facilitators in LOTS® are Sara Ferringmark, Jeanette Arvidsson and Caroline Wigren from Collectum; Marina Carlsson, Madeleine Engstrom and Niclas Rehnqvist from LRF Konsult, and Magnus Bjork from Forum Syd.

It was much appreciated by the participants that the participants came from different kinds of organizations.

Pictures show the participants in action - getting the Purpose right for a real life Issue.

Aug 18 2014

Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz - Inspiration and exchange of experiences

General Manager Robert Schmiel and his management team of Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz met with Hans Akerblom, the founder of LOTS® late July in Berlin for some inspiration and exchange of experiences. LOTS® is an important part of their culture and their leader development. Robert Schmiel is certified facilitator in LOTS® and more members of the management team will be certified.