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6 actionable ways to reward & recognise employee performance

by Molly Johnston | Dec 07, 2022

Performance Management

Employees are the heart of any organisation; without them, your company would simply not function as it should. That’s why keeping your teams motivated, engaged, and happy at work is absolutely essential. One way to tick all three off the list is to recognise and…

How to retain your top employees (and keep them happy!)

by Molly Johnston | Dec 01, 2022

Performance Management

Retaining employees has always been difficult. But, it’s become even more of a challenge since the pandemic started to ease. Staff members started to prioritise their time after an unexpected break from their traditional 9-5 and began to view work differently.  After entering a period…

Tactical vs Adaptive performance: How to find the sweet spot

by Molly Johnston | Dec 01, 2022

Performance Management

Defining the level of performance we need in today’s dynamic workforce is the first step toward motivating, managing, and rewarding it. Sounds easy, so why do so many get it wrong?  According to a Harvard Business Review (HBR) article, there are two types of employee…

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”…

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 –…