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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

Exploring where OKR magic happens

by Gill Arnott | Sep 03, 2020

OKR Podcast, OKRS

Giant Talk is our regular OKR podcast in which we dive into the OKR methodology and talk OKR best practice. Each month we bring you a live episode with our friends from Koan. This month we explored where the magic of OKRs really happens – the team…

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”…

Guest Blog: Navigating uncertainty with OKRs

by Jenny Bowes | Apr 08, 2020

OKRS

Last week team TBG joined our friends over at Koan for a live webinar to discuss Navigating Uncertainty with OKRs. In our latest guest blog, Koan bring us their recap of our live webinar. Roger Longden and Lawrence Walsh of There Be Giants were joined…

Giant Talk LIVE for the first time

by Lawrence Walsh | Mar 27, 2020

OKR Podcast, OKRS

Yesterday, There Be Giants in partnership with Koan brought you Giant Talk LIVE for the very first time. Giant Talk host Lawrence was joined by There Be Giants founder Roger Longden, Brett Knowles of Hirebook and Matt Tucker of Koan for a lively discussion about…

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…