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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…

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…

OKRs: not just for January

by Gill Arnott | Jan 30, 2020

OKRS

Ah, January, the month of change. As we go into February, how are your New Years’ resolutions going?  Are they dead and buried, or are you still trying to push a square peg through a round hole?  Only 12% of us will actually stick to…

Values and why it’s important not to simply stick them up on your wall

by Lawrence Walsh | Jan 20, 2020

OKR Podcast, OKRS

In today’s edition of Giant Talk – the world’s first OKR podcast we talk values and how Spiceworks of Austin, Texas have integrated values throughout their OKRs. Lawrence: Hi everybody. Welcome back to Giant Talk – The world’s first OKR podcast. This afternoon I am…

Stay, stay, stay, stay staying aligned! Staying aligned!

by Lawrence Walsh | Jan 06, 2020

OKR Podcast, Values

Yes, we are kicking off 2020 with a Bee Gees reference! It’s a relevant reference because in today’s podcast we talk to Clarissa from Hoppinger about the organisations use of OKRs and how they keep their business aligned when managing multiple projects and multiple clients.…

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…