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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…

Webinar: Navigating Uncertainty with OKRs

by Lawrence Walsh | Mar 30, 2020

OKRS

Webinar: Navigating Uncertainty with OKRs Date: Thursday, 2nd April at 4pm BST. Watch on-demand now  What we’ll cover: Best practices for remote OKR planning and how to keep remote teams aligned. In today’s current climate, there is a high level of complexity and uncertainty. As…

Giant Talk – In conversation with Brett Knowles

by Lawrence Walsh | Mar 09, 2020

Values

Giant Talk: The world’s first OKR podcast in partnership with Koan is excited to bring you a three part miniseries featuring special guest Brett Knowles. Brett is an OKR oracle and has recently written a fascinating article on BJ Fogg’s Behaviour Change Model and its…

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”…

OKRs and Goal Management sitting in a tree

by Gill Arnott | Feb 13, 2020

Goals, OKRS

Roses are red, violets are blue, OKRs give clarity, and goals drive you through. OK, so we’ve jumped on the Valentine’s Day bandwagon, but the sentiment is absolutely spot on. OKRs and goal management are intertwined, and their bond is strong. OKRs as the tool…

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…