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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

Santa, Sherry and Success – Cheers!

by Roger Longden | Dec 18, 2019

OKRS, People

Wow, what a year! A year of OKRs! I can’t quite believe I’m sat here in December writing a roundup of the year; it feels like 2 minutes since I was working on our plans for 2019. So has it all gone to plan? Well…

Are your annual appraisals the annual dread?

by Lawrence Walsh | Dec 13, 2019

Appraisals, OKRS

It’s that time of year again…the dreaded annual appraisal. We know the word “appraisal” alone can send shivers down the spine, or make employees break out in an irrational pool of sweat. But why, after all, performance management is an awesome tool for employee’s development…

Creating a culture where OKRs can thrive

by Roger Longden | Nov 20, 2019

Culture, Event, OKRS

Imagine you’re a middle manager in a large multi-national business which has an engineering focus. In fact, the business is one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world.  One day at work you receive a message from your CEO asking you to attend a…

Jamaica’n Me Crazy for OKRs!

by Lawrence Walsh | Nov 04, 2019

Values

Last week, Roger and I were lucky enough to work with a client in Kingston. When Roger first informed me about them I thought he must be talking about the lovely, riverside town of Kingston-Upon-Thames. Whilst this all sounded great, I didn’t exactly give the…

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…