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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

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…

Leadership team buy-in is absolutely fundamental to success

by Lawrence Walsh | Feb 12, 2020

Leadership

There is no way to escape it, leadership team buy-in when it comes to OKRs is fundamental to the success of the methodology. “If OKRs as an initiative don’t originate from the top, it’s vital that those leading them enrol senior sponsors who will role…

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…

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

TBG launches our Scholarship programme in partnership with the Outward Bound

by Roger Longden | Mar 14, 2019

Leadership, Mental Toughness, Scholarship

Skills for life from a young age That was what hugely inspired me when I visited the Outward Bound at Eskdale in the Cumbria last summer with my Father.  You may have read the blog I wrote reflecting on his “alumni” visit back to the…

CBA with values? Clearly, you’re not bothered about high performance then

by Roger Longden | Jul 03, 2018

Leadership, Leadership-development, People, Performance Management

If you know anything about me or There be Giants, then (hopefully) you know us for being pretty straight-down-the-line, we don’t do flowery or fluffy. So, why am I taking the time to talk about values? They are the fluffiest of the fluffy right? Well,…