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Our thoughts and opinions on Culture, Performance and OKRs

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What is Google’s workplace culture and why does it work?

by Georgia Parker | May 01, 2021

Academy, Culture, Leadership, mindset, People

Google’s workplace culture is renowned for its success and many businesses look to the company as a model for their own workplaces. But what’s so good about it and should you implement some of their company’s cultural habits in your business? We’ll help you answer…

How much does an OKR training course cost?

by Jenny Bowes | Apr 15, 2021

Academy, Leadership

The OKR method is a goal-setting framework that helps you to achieve ambitious business goals, by focusing on projects that bring growth, change or innovation. Successful organisations know the importance of keeping teams motivated, happy and pulling in the same direction. Setting objectives and key…

5 key traits of a great OKR coach

by Jenny Bowes | Apr 08, 2021

Academy, Creativity, Culture, engagement, Innovation, Leadership, OKRS, People

An OKR coach can help you to successfully implement OKRs within your organisation and achieve your overall business objectives. If you’re looking to work with an OKR coach, there are certain characteristics you should look out for. Fortunately, we can tell you exactly what these…

Do your teams feel safe enough to set stretch goals?

by Guest | Mar 22, 2021

Appraisals, Culture, Goals

Google researchers have found that employees on teams with higher psychological safety are less likely to leave the company, more likely to be empowered by diverse ideas from their teammates, increase revenue, and rated as effective twice as often by executives. When individuals feel safe to take…

A guide to long term vs short term business goals

by Jenny Bowes | Mar 21, 2021

alignment, Goals, OKRS, Process, Strategy

With long term and short term business goals, you get exactly what’s labelled on the tin. Most of us like to look towards the future, and aspire to bigger and better things but it’s important to make sure you keep an eye on what’s going…

How often should you carry out an OKR review?

by Jenny Bowes | Mar 08, 2021

Goals, OKRS, Performance Management

Carrying out regular OKR reviews is an essential part of the OKR process, and it’s the only way you’ll see real results. How do you know how to improve your business, if you don’t know where you currently are, compared to where you started? Fortunately,…