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Take a quick read of our thoughts on everything OKR; whether it’s Culture, Performance or OKR opinions that you’re looking for then you’ll find it here

Growth: Why Giants Appreciate an Exceptional Rose Bush When They See One

by Emma Stocks | Jun 18, 2019

Leadership, Motivation, OKRS, Performance Management, Productivity

Growing Tall Talking about growth with giants might seem like a bit of a moot point but here’s the thing – we only got to grow so tall because we spent so much time focusing on growth. Not just for ourselves, but for each and…

What are OKRs?

by Emma Stocks | May 20, 2019

OKRS, Performance Management, Process, Strategy, Values

OKR Meaning The meaning of OKRs is Objectives and Key Results. That’s it. You have your three word acronym. As a methodology, OKRs are an agile approach to motivating and managing performance in line with business strategy. Objectives and Key Results is a research-based methodology…

Management consultancy There Be Giants reaches £200,000 revenues

by Emma Stocks | Apr 30, 2019

Values

Greater Manchester-based management consultancy There Be Giants, which helps organisations implement a goal-setting framework made famous in Silicon-Valley, has hit revenues of over £200,000

Outward Bound Trust Scholarship: Stage Two

by Emma Stocks | Apr 26, 2019

Leadership, Mental Toughness, Scholarship

My team will tell you that I’m not easy to impress. I’ve been around the block a few times so it takes a lot to genuinely leave me astonished. So it delighted me to surprise them recently with my reaction to the quality of the young people from the Hyndburn Academy

Escaping the Clutches of the Corporate World: There Be Giants

by Emma Stocks | Apr 25, 2019

Values

Roger Longden, founder of Bury-based company There be Giants, writes about his experience forming the UK’s leading OKR consultancy. OKR? Read on to find out more. https://www.northernsoul.me.uk/blasting-out-from-bury-there-be-giants/

Change: Embracing it with OKRs

by Emma Stocks | Apr 16, 2019

Values

Change-Making It’s that time of year again. The start of the new financial year (for many of you). Time to settle down and bed-in for the year ahead. Have you looked at what changes you’ll be making in your business in the next twelve months?…