Bringing agile growth strategy, planning and performance to businesses
On a crusade to rid the world of the performance appraisal
There Be Giants was created in 2010 in response to the growing dissatisfaction with performance management and the dreaded annual appraisal. Our Giants – all of whom are experienced coaches – are on a mission to introduce organisations to an agile alternative, which not only encourages employee development, but enables the business to minimise resistance to growth plans.
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Fundamentally, objectives & key results (OKRs) will always work best if you keep them as minimal and as focused as possible. In fact, trying to include everyone in them isn’t always the right approach, and leaving some out of scope is nothing to be worried about. My...
There are lots of reasons why OKRs might not get off to a flying start in your business. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, as long as you don’t throw in the towel and give up! One of the classics I see - often when a business has tried to set OKRs up themselves - is...
Sometimes it seems you can’t spend more than a few minutes in a modern workplace without being hit by a few acronyms. The three letter acronym (TLA, or jargon to some) is a trend both loved and hated in equal measure. Unsurprisingly, over-use can lead to fatigue or...
The traditional approach to Performance Management simply isn’t working any more. To prove that – and to encourage the creation of an alternative – we conducted our own research, asking over 200 business owners about their own Performance Management.
There Be Giants has had the opportunity to work with a whole host of wonderful businesses – many of whom don’t yet have a massive team, but have recognised the need to prime their people and create a clear plan for growth. Their foresight and experience with There Be Giants has helped them to ensure friction within the organisation is kept to a minimum, so growth can continue as planned.