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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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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…

The benefits of OKR training for managers

by Carly Clyne | Jul 21, 2021

Academy, OKRS, People, Strategy

OKR training can benefit all members of the organisation, but it is particularly useful for managers. Why? We’ll reveal the answer in this article… Why do managers need OKR training? No one ever said OKRs were easy. In fact, to roll them out successfully is…

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…

Should you cascade OKRs?

by Jenny Bowes | May 31, 2021

OKRS, Strategy

In a word – no! But rather than leaving this blog there, let me explain why we don’t think you should be cascading your OKRs.  It’s assumed that your OKR map must match your business structure. This reinforces a traditional cascade of objectives, which will…

How to use OKRs for product management

by Jenny Bowes | Apr 08, 2021

Innovation, OKRS, Process, Strategy

Product lifecycle management involves monitoring a good as it moves through the different stages of product life. OKRs can assist with this process by boosting the growth of products in the growth phase, and helping to prevent products from entering the decline phase. Product managers…