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Create effective professional development plans with OKRs

by Carly Clyne | Nov 17, 2021

Goals, OKRS, People

Professional development plans are essential for growth and successful career progression, but you’ll need to nail them from the start to get the results you want. We all have characteristics that make us good at what we do and influence the ways in which we…

How can organisational structure and culture affect business performance?

by Georgia Parker | Sep 14, 2021

Goals, Strategy

Even if you haven’t heard of organisational structure (also known as an  ‘organogram structure’ or simply ‘org structure’ for short), the chances are you have one. An organisational structure outlines the hierarchy within an organisation, describing the roles, responsibilities and chains of command that exist…

How OKRs and Goal-Setting Support DE&I

by Guest Blog | Aug 23, 2021

Culture, Goals, OKRS

It feels like the whole world is talking about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) — and for good reason. There’s no question that an equitable and inclusive community approach is mission-critical to building environments where people are happy, healthy, and thriving. And the world of…

How to develop a strategic business plan for a new venture

by Jenny Bowes | Jul 01, 2021

Goals, OKRS, Process, Strategy

A key aspect of launching any new business venture is planning – but truthfully, many would-be entrepreneurs aren’t sure where to start. Business planning has had a revamp in recent years. The old business plan has undergone a massive makeover that reflects the contemporary pace…

What are some good business goals for small businesses?

by Jenny Bowes | Jun 08, 2021

Goals, OKRS, Strategy

We all know we need clear organisational goals in place to get to where we want to be. But identifying what they are and really drilling down to the steps that are needed to get there isn’t always easy – especially if you’re growing a…

Do your teams feel safe enough to set stretch goals?

by Marilyn Napier, Content Marketing Manager at Ally.io | Mar 22, 2021

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…