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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

There Be Giants turns 10

by Roger Longden | Jun 18, 2020

OKRS

Lockdown is a bizarre way to celebrate, but we could not let our 10th birthday pass without looking back over our highlights! Jenny sat down with founder Roger (at a distance, of course), who started the company off on his own a whole decade ago,…

Launching: The 2020 OKR Survey

by Roger Longden | May 14, 2020

OKRS

We’re delighted to announce the launch of the 2020 OKR Survey. Do you want to contribute to the second year of our pioneering research project into the use of Objectives & Key Results (OKRs)?  OKRs are rapidly becoming the de facto standard for businesses seeking…

The future and how forced change could be the thing you never knew you needed

by Roger Longden | Apr 27, 2020

OKRS, Productivity

Global interest in one subject is very rare. It feels like the COVID-19 pandemic will affect not only people living through the current situation, but also generations to come. Forced Change and events shape our history. Think of the Berlin Wall falling, or 9/11, and…

Linking OKRs and Performance Management – should it be done?

by Roger Longden | Apr 23, 2020

OKRS, Performance Management

So, here’s one of the most common questions I’m asked when we are helping a client to design the right OKR framework for their organisation: Should we link OKRs to performance management and, if so, how is it best done? Now there are OKR “purists”…

Who would have thought things could change so fast?

by Roger Longden | Mar 23, 2020

alignment, Leadership, mindset, OKRS, People, Productivity

COVID-19 eh?  Who would have thought things could change so fast? First off – it goes without saying that all of team TBG are keeping everything crossed in the hope that you and your families are safe and healthy, and continue to be. These are…

Please, stop wasting your OKRs (AKA: dispelling some of the myths)

by Roger Longden | Mar 02, 2020

OKRS

So, here’s the thing; OKRs are supposed to help improve focus, clarify priorities and build alignment, right?  I’ve seen them do just that. However, misuse them and they won’t in fact, they could do the exact opposite. I often hear “we’re not doing them right”…