Giant Watch – measuring and consciously creating the right culture for growth

by Lawrence Walsh | Jun 22, 2020

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Culture can be a killer for OKRs, so are you measuring and consciously creating the right culture for growth?
Join team TBG for episode two of Giant Watch 

About this Event

Perhaps you’re just starting to consider OKRs and so would benefit from some early tips and hints about the kinds of cultural impacts you may come across. Perhaps you’re all set to enjoy the journey of bringing OKRs into your organisation and then as you start to implement you realise it isn’t working quite as you imagined. Perhaps you’re some way down the line and wondering what has gone wrong.

Wherever you are in your OKR journey, this webinar will help you consider how the current culture of your organisation will support their implementation. What you’ll learn:

– What can show up in our cultures that is both helpful and helpful for bringing OKRs to life successfully

– Why measuring culture matters just as much as other measurements you value, and probably more

– How who we are on the inside shows up in how we are on the outside, and how we can intervene at a values level to shift mindsets, change behaviour and evolve the culture of our teams and organisations

– A values-based framework for measuring culture, and providing data on a whole host of other useful aspects

Georgia Parker, the lead for our TBG culture practice will provide expert input to this webinar, hosted by Lawrence. What we know is that introducing OKRs is often the catalyst to a much-needed dialogue and focus on culture and measuring culture is a very helpful starting point for this.


Georgia Parker

Georgia co-ordinates our cultural practice and works with organisations to create a healthy culture. She has run a coaching and training business for 16 years, and successfully delivered wide-ranging development programmes at board-level and with senior leaders, middle managers, and front-line teams. She has a proven track record in helping transform culture and business practices, delivering improved performance and tangible results. As a senior affiliate for Aberkyn, a wholly owned subsidiary of McKinsey & Co, Georgia works alongside McKinsey colleagues on large-scale corporate cultural transformation projects both in the UK and abroad.

Georgia enjoys working with people to help them draw on their strengths, values, and purpose to maximise professional effectiveness and personal contentment.

She brings a wealth of experience and is qualified in adult education, executive, leadership and management coaching and mentoring, coach supervision, Transactional Analysis, NLP, meditation and behavioural safety leadership. She has trained over 200 workplace and external coaches /mentors up to post-graduate level.

Roger Longden

I’ve always had a strong focus on performance and I spotted the need for businesses to hugely improve how they built their strategy/plans.

I recognised that OKRs were the answer and have since built TBG into what it is today – a highly committed team of OKR professionals who are passionate about helping businesses grow.

Lawrence Walsh

Having spent the last 18 months with There Be Giants developing the methodology he is well versed in all things OKR and is also now a qualified CMI Level 7 Coach.

I have worked alongside the Executive teams of businesses ranging from pre-revenue startups with 3 members of staff to organisations with well over 1000 employees and turnover in the hundreds of millions.

Driven a 20% increase in performance and 200% growth in these organisations by working with Execs to build Missions and Strategies that enable them to cascade a methodology throughout their organisations; keeping their teams aligned under their goals whilst simultaneously increasing accountability and team motivation.

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