“can’t I just use a spreadsheet?”—Why objectives go beyond a static spreadsheet checklist

Published on February 19, 2016

Understanding how objectives and key results are not just task or checklists can make goal-setting less…

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Make Feedback Less Final

Published on January 7, 2016

Something I’ve always struggled with is how and when to say no to feedback versus…

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Haven’t wrote down your goal yet? Quick, grab a sticky note!

Published on December 30, 2015

There’s awesome moments, not-so-awesome moments, and some pretty great learnings in life that led you be…

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OKRs day-to-day, a new employee’s perspective

Published on December 16, 2015

Working for a true startup, complete with exposed brick walls, standing desks, unlimited vacation, and…

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What I realized was the most important step when creating Support OKRs

Published on November 24, 2015

Make the learning centre effective, transforming support processes from reactive to proactive. My first quarter’s goal. I…

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Setting OKRs, a new employee’s experience.

Published on November 17, 2015

“On Friday, we’ll sit down and go through your OKRs, then you can put them…

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Giving Effective feedback Pt. 3: Create channels of communication

Published on September 17, 2015

In the previous blog posts (building trust + defining purpose), I covered three main factors…

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Giving Effective feedback Pt. 2: Communicate why employees are doing it

Published on September 17, 2015

In my previous blog post I outlined two important factors, the meaning of feedback and trust…

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Empower employees by focusing on real contributions using Areas of Responsibility

Published on September 16, 2015

“What do you do for work?” … Easy to answer, right? I find this question…

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Design performance management processes for whole humans using kindness

Published on August 8, 2015

The past two days have been busy here in Vancouver thanks to The Republic of Quality…

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