Author Archives: Johan (Welund) Westerlund

About Johan (Welund) Westerlund

Coach, Mentor and Trainer of Teams, Leaders and Organizations in Lean/Agile Values, Principles, Methods and Tools. Founder of Uniqa Team AB

Reports goes green, Results goes down – Cost Savings ongoing!

Everything in the company suddenly goes slower, a growing in-effectiveness, an increasing in-efficiency, less innovation and a decreasing motivation. In the same time all measures, internal reports and audits shows that everything goes better, improves and promises a bright future. … Continue reading

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Self-Evaluation and Performance Review

What if combine two things with different purpose into one and the same activity? Purpose of Self Evaluation If I want to improve, grow capabilities, expanding knowledge, challenge behavior, utilize my greatness and in short become a better person it … Continue reading

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Are YOU lean? – The Lean Driving Test

Lean Awareness in Driving Transforming to Agile and Lean is far beyond changes in methods and processes. It’s equally, if not more, about changes in behavior and culture. A  organizational change or process change is not enough, changes in our … Continue reading

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Another Workshop in introducing Lean&Agile…

Too many workshops are held these days with the aim to introduce Lean and Agile ways of working. There are two issues with that, first L&A is not only about ways of working, secondly the aim must be a real gain … Continue reading

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The Myths with Alignment

At the moment there is lot of talk within in our great company of the need to align ways of working and tools across the organization.  Alignment is the new black, always political correct to argue. I think it comes from … Continue reading

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Dream of Radical Communication Boost

The other night I had a thoughtful dream…. I went to work an ordinary Monday morning. When entering the building I notice there was a non-typical morning, people where standing drinking coffee, talking about the weekend – it was a … Continue reading

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Next Generation will Demand Coaching

Next generation employees will take it for granted to get coaching when facing new tasks and challenges. It is being built in to their daily life(!) in, for me at least, a bit surprisingly way. Just look what popped up when my … Continue reading

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Collision with the classic school of change

Or “One (out of many) reasons why bottom-up changes faces friction” I was attending a classic HR work shop going through the classic theories for change management including the classic change curve here at the big company. A lot to … Continue reading

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Reduce Risks or Increase Chances

This small thought was elaborated with some friends at a late summer night. Not sure if it has any greater meaning to life and work or if it just  a late night mumbo jumbo. It’s possible it’s described before by … Continue reading

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