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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

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What is an OKR tracker and do you need one?

by Gill Arnott | Mar 22, 2021

alignment, OKRS, Performance Management, Process, software

YES … and there endeth the blog! OK, so I guess an explanation is needed.  We are not for a moment saying that spreadsheets are dead – far from it. But they don’t give anywhere near enough functionality or data feedback for an organisation to…

5 OKR examples for sales-focused businesses

by Jenny Bowes | Mar 01, 2021

OKRS, Performance Management, Process, Strategy

OKRs are all about business growth, change and innovation but what does OKR actually mean? Put simply, it stands for objectives and key results. When we break it down, the objective part is the organisational goal or objective you want to achieve. The key results,…

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”…

4 times OKRs rocked our client’s world – Part 2

by Lawrence Walsh | Oct 17, 2019

OKRS, Performance Management

We promised you part 2 and here it is. Aligning the growth strategy of Digital Bridge Fast growth can be quite destabilising, and this is exactly what Digital Bridge found. Following a period of sustained growth Digital Bridge – a guided design platform provider –…

4 times OKRs rocked our client’s world – Part 1

by Lawrence Walsh | Oct 09, 2019

OKRS, Performance Management

We think OKRs are bloody awesome, so when we hear that our clients are feeling the love for OKRs too we know it’s going to be a good day! The Summer months have been fantastic and the There Be Giants team have been busy working…

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…