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How to reframe failures & pivot OKRs
How to reframe failures & pivot OKRs

Failure is a word that strikes fear into most, nobody wants to fail at something, but is it always a problem? Becoming comfortable with OKRs, means becoming comfortable at setting stretch goals, potentially failing, and pivoting thereafter.

Goal setting for startups, smes, and enterprises - Expert top tips
Goal setting for startups, smes, and enterprises - Expert top tips

The strategies used to set goals and OKRs at startups, SMEs, and enterprises vary a lot. Due to this, we asked the experts their top tips for a successful rollout.

Goal Setting: Top-Down, Bottom-Up, or a Mixture of both?
Goal Setting: Top-Down, Bottom-Up, or a Mixture of both?

Setting effective goals is a challenge. Especially as there are many ways - top-down, bottom-up, middle-out. We asked the experts their top tips.

How to create a culture of psychological safety with OKRs - Expert advice
How to create a culture of psychological safety with OKRs - Expert advice

Psychological safety is one of the key pillars of OKRs. Without it, teams will not fully invest in the process. We asked 15 OKR experts their best practice tips for enhancing psychological safety.

Strategy, execution, & communication challenges in management - Barry O'Reilly
Strategy, execution, & communication challenges in management - Barry O'Reilly

In part 1 of this interview, we cover the main challenges facing managers in strategy, execution, & more, and how this has changed in the past 5-10 years.

Improving OKR transparency & alignment - Expert advice
Improving OKR transparency & alignment - Expert advice

When getting started with OKRs, offering full transparency and pivoting to be fully aligned throughout your organisation may seem tough, so we asked the experts for best practice tips.

Moving from output to outcome focus with OKRs - Best practice tips
Moving from output to outcome focus with OKRs - Best practice tips

One of the key mistakes seen in companies rolling out OKRs for the first time is the use of output key results. What's the difference? An output is what a team does, whereas an outcome is the results we hope to see after completing different activities with the desired end goal.

OKRs from home - Experts list best practice tips for remote OKRs
OKRs from home - Experts list best practice tips for remote OKRs

How can you set, create, scale, check-in, & build OKRs remotely? We asked the experts for their best practice tips on remote & hybrid OKR processes!

How to set metrics for OKRs without previous baseline data
How to set metrics for OKRs without previous baseline data

If you're new to OKRs, you might not have baseline data for the KRs you want to measure. We asked the experts their top tips for getting those metrics.

How to scale OKRs - Expert advice
How to scale OKRs - Expert advice

Scaling OKRs in startups, SMEs, and large organisations can be daunting. What does scaling of OKRs mean, how can you write OKRs for scale, and more.

Ed Janvrin joins Just3Things as CEO and Co-Founder
Ed Janvrin joins Just3Things as CEO and Co-Founder

Ed Janvrin has been named as Co-founder and CEO of Just3Things. Ed brings over 20 years of experience in operational strategy, management, and execution.

How to create effective OKR stretch goals - top tips from experts
How to create effective OKR stretch goals - top tips from experts

How can you make sure that stretch goals for OKRs are not de-motivating or cause sandbagging? We asked industry experts for their advice.

20+ OKR best practice tips from experts
20+ OKR best practice tips from experts

Best practice for OKRs from experts. Tl;dr included. We asked the experts for their top OKR tips, tricks, and hacks!

Common OKR misconceptions - 30+ examples from experts
Common OKR misconceptions - 30+ examples from experts

Are OKRs only useful for tech and product-led companies? Are they for everyone? Should they be set top-down? Find out these answers and more.

OKR experts explain when you should start your OKR journey
OKR experts explain when you should start your OKR journey

Your OKR journey can depend on company size, failure with agile (& other frameworks), culture, stage of growth, & more.

Companies with great OKRs - the cultural & structural similarities
Companies with great OKRs - the cultural & structural similarities

What are the cultural and structural similarities of companies that excel with OKRs? We asked the experts!

Partnership Announcement: Sooner Safer Happier & Just3Things
Partnership Announcement: Sooner Safer Happier & Just3Things

We are delighted to announce our new strategic partnership with Sooner Safer Happier. Find out more about the partnership in our latest blog.

Experts list 40+ questions you should ask before you start using OKRs
Experts list 40+ questions you should ask before you start using OKRs

We asked the experts for a comprehensive checklist of the questions you should think about before starting your OKR journey.

22 experts explain the main benefits of OKRs
22 experts explain the main benefits of OKRs

Why should you use OKRs? What are the main benefits of OKRs? How do OKRs help employees? Should my business be using OKRs? We asked the experts!

21 OKR experts give their best advice for OKR champions
21 OKR experts give their best advice for OKR champions

Top expert advice on how to convince your colleagues and CEO you need OKRs, how to be a great OKR champion, what to avoid when introducing OKRs, and more.

Are OKRs here to stay? 17 experts give their thoughts
Are OKRs here to stay? 17 experts give their thoughts

Are OKRs the future of hybrid and remote work? OKRs have been used by many high-profile companies, but are they here to stay? We asked the experts!

18 experts explain common OKR mistakes in 2022
18 experts explain common OKR mistakes in 2022

What are the most common OKR mistakes? See the full list from experts including set and forget, having outputs as OKRs, cascading OKRs, and more.

15 OKR experts explain why companies fail first-time implementation
15 OKR experts explain why companies fail first-time implementation

Why do so many companies fail at OKRs on their first attempt? Hear from Christina Wodtke, Paul Niven, Allan Kelly, Brad Dunn and more.

Goal-gradients and motivation - The OKRs Owl part 4/4
Goal-gradients and motivation - The OKRs Owl part 4/4

Goal-gradients are a nice motivational approach based on behavioural science that can really benefit your OKR progress.

How to measure OKRs - The OKRs Owl part 3/4
How to measure OKRs - The OKRs Owl part 3/4

How do you measure OKRs? Which metrics should you use for OKRs? How do I set stretch targets? How do I start with OKRs? We have the answers for you here.

Why you should have regular OKR check-ins
Why you should have regular OKR check-ins

What is an OKR check-in? Why do I need to regularly review OKRs? How should I check in on OKRs? We've got these questions covered and more!

How to start with OKRs - The OKRs Owl part 2/4
How to start with OKRs - The OKRs Owl part 2/4

In the 2nd part of The OKRs Owl series, we discuss how "forcing function" can help motivate you to start with OKRs

Practical examples of OKRs - The OKRs Owl part 1/4
Practical examples of OKRs - The OKRs Owl part 1/4

More often than not, those writing OKRs want to see examples of best practices, so we collated some best-in-class OKRs for you!

How NOT to define and implement OKRs
How NOT to define and implement OKRs

6 tips that you should NOT follow if you want to implement or define Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) successfully in your company.

5 tips for getting started with OKRs
5 tips for getting started with OKRs

Here we share some 5 tips for those of you getting started with OKRs and thinking of introducing them into your business.

How to align Initiatives, OKRs, and Jira
How to align Initiatives, OKRs, and Jira

Find out how to align your team initiatives (OKRs) with JIRA and why this could help you achieve your company goals

The ultimate OKRs guide - how to use them in a pandemic
The ultimate OKRs guide - how to use them in a pandemic

Here we share the ultimate guide to OKRs, how to implement them in your business, and how to do that in the COVID-19 pandemic!

OKRs: So simple! So then why isn’t everyone using them?
OKRs: So simple! So then why isn’t everyone using them?

If OKRs are so simple, why isn't everyone using them? We explore some of the pitfalls, benefits, and challenges,

How OKRs can help struggling retailers
How OKRs can help struggling retailers

Amid the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic, we explore how OKRs can help struggling retailers to rapidly adapt to changes.

Are functional silos stunting your business success?
Are functional silos stunting your business success?

Find out how functional silos can hamper your business success and why it’s time to replace them with a more collaborative approach.

Client case study: How OVO Energy maintained agility at scale
Client case study: How OVO Energy maintained agility at scale

In this case study, we explore how OVO Energy embedded focus and alignment within their teams by building Just3Things.

Podcast: HR Transformation with Perry Timms
Podcast: HR Transformation with Perry Timms

Blogger, author and inspirational speaker Perry Timms discusses why HR transformation needs to happen now across all organisations.

KPIs vs OKRs - what's the difference?
KPIs vs OKRs - what's the difference?

In this post, we outline the main differences between common goal-setting approaches: KPIs versus OKRs.

5 tips for successful remote working
5 tips for successful remote working

How can you maximise your remote working potential with OKRs? We stand by the 5 Ts: Trust, time, technology, transparency, and teamwork.

There is no new normal - how businesses can adapt
There is no new normal - how businesses can adapt

There is no new normal! But there is a way you can pivot continuously to keep evolving alongside the economy. Here’s how…

Podcast: Mindset change – learn from the experts
Podcast: Mindset change – learn from the experts

How to introduce mindset change and how this helps to successfully embed OKRs and new ways of working.

Podcast: The new business landscape in a pandemic
Podcast: The new business landscape in a pandemic

Kim Atherton & Barry O’Reilly discuss the new landscape that is emerging as a result of lockdowns, & how it's inspiring innovation in business.

How to write OKRs (with examples)
How to write OKRs (with examples)

Get started with OKRs – find out how to write them, compare some good and bad examples and learn about the most common mistakes.

What are OKRs - their meaning and tips for writing them
What are OKRs - their meaning and tips for writing them

Learn about OKR history, each of their elements in detail, and the key benefits and challenges they present.

The importance of psychological safety at work
The importance of psychological safety at work

Psychological safety is a natural norm for high-performing teams. This blog explains what it is, why it matters, & how to instill it within your team.

How to drive employee engagement
How to drive employee engagement

Your employees are your most valuable assets, so understanding what motivates them & how to inspire them is crucial for engagement.

Video: How Just3Things helped to scale a 'Unicorn' organisation
Video: How Just3Things helped to scale a 'Unicorn' organisation

Where it all began. J3T was born from within one of the UK’s fastest growth companies. This is the story of how we helped to scale a Unicorn organisation.

Video: Our CEO and co-founder Kim Atherton interviewed by TedxBristol
Video: Our CEO and co-founder Kim Atherton interviewed by TedxBristol

Watch Kim Atherton's Ted Talk, discussing the challenges of traditional organisational structure and how this hinders innovation and employee satisfaction.

Podcast: Creating a customer-centric company
Podcast: Creating a customer-centric company

Want to transform into an innovative, adaptable organisation? Start with a relentless focus on solving customer problems.

Breaking down OKR silos - where do we start?
Breaking down OKR silos - where do we start?

What is siloed working? How can OKRs help break down siloed working? Help reduce silos in remote working!

Interview: with Barry O’Reilly - outcomes over outputs
Interview: with Barry O’Reilly - outcomes over outputs

We interview Barry O’Reilly to learn why organisations should shift to Outcomes over Outputs as their way of working, and what benefits this can bring.

Transforming Volkswagen Financial Services
Transforming Volkswagen Financial Services

Learn about how CIO Christian Metzner is transforming Volkswagen Financial Services to create a new working culture that is completely customer focused.

Podcast: Organisational transformation and turning the tanker
Podcast: Organisational transformation and turning the tanker

Hear from experts at Royal Bank of Scotland and Royal London discussing the realities of organisational transformation.

Redefining workplace perks in today's world
Redefining workplace perks in today's world

A look at what ‘Workplace Perks’ really means to the modern employee, and it’s not what you might have thought!

Interview: with Paul Niven, OKR expert and author
Interview: with Paul Niven, OKR expert and author

Paul Niven, OKR expert, and author gives his expert opinion and insight into how to effectively implement OKRs into an organisation.

The company where J3T was born became a UK Unicorn
The company where J3T was born became a UK Unicorn

Just3Things was created within OVO Energy, a UK Unicorn that used OKRs to reach a valuation of 1 billion pounds.

BBC Radio 4's "The Bottom Line" – behavioural science in the workplace
BBC Radio 4's "The Bottom Line" – behavioural science in the workplace

Can behavioural science make us more productive and improve the workplace? Just3Things CEO and co-founder is interviewed by BBC Radio 4.

Annual planning: dreaming big and building consensus
Annual planning: dreaming big and building consensus

A case study on Veolia UK, and how they provided an appropriate way for colleagues to present and challenge their various strategic goals and priorities.