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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

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…

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…

So you read Measure What Matters and you gave OKRs a go. So, how do you avoid those soggy bottoms?

by Roger Longden | Nov 12, 2019

OKRS, Process

There’s no denying that Measure What Matters brought OKRs out of the geekdom of tech & software and into the mainstream and, for that alone, I would happily buy John Doerr a beer. 12 months on though, it’s fascinating to see the impact it has…

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…