Guest Post: Transmissions, Differentials, Scrum & OKRs

Guest Post: Transmissions, Differentials, Scrum & OKRs

Do you know how steering differential works? I didn’t either. I know very little about cars. My comprehension is mostly restricted to cup holders and infotainment systems. Recently, however, I watched this fascinating video from 1937, filmed by Chevrolet, that...
You Don’t Have to Innovate Alone: Our Recent OKR Meet Up

You Don’t Have to Innovate Alone: Our Recent OKR Meet Up

Being an innovator can often feel like a solitary adventure:  beating your path through the thick jungle, treading where no one has set foot before – and no one to learn from or to guide you along the way. Then there are those just a few steps behind you, who are...
OKRs & KPIs: Great Bedfellows or Sworn Enemies?

OKRs & KPIs: Great Bedfellows or Sworn Enemies?

At the risk of scoring a full house in corporate terms bingo before I’ve even finished the first paragraph, allow me to explain what I’m talking about here.  OKRs (Objectives & Key Results) are an agile approach to motivating and managing performance in line with...
Why Prioritisation is Good for Growth

Why Prioritisation is Good for Growth

As a business owner, you’ll know that time – along with money, people and all the other resources we need when working towards our goals – is precious, right? The time we spend on projects will help to shape our future success, and the time we spend on our business...
The “Human” Aspect of OKRs

The “Human” Aspect of OKRs

Last week, I found myself working with HESA (the Higher Education Statistics Agency), another new client who is looking at the benefits of – and ways to achieve – transformed performance management via OKRs. This wasn’t an easy sell though: there were over...