Recent posts by Victoria

OKRs & Goals

How to Win at OKRs and Stay on Track

Setting ambitious, measurable goals is an important exercise for all teams, but when it comes to simultaneously maintaining day-to-day responsibilities while aggressively pushing toward new objectives, even the most focused teams may fall off track. Here are three simple best practices to help teams move forward, even while juggling many tasks. Create Meaningful Measures of Progress... Keep reading  

OKRs & Goals

4 Characteristics of a Powerful Goal-Setting Process

Increasing profitability by 20 percent, losing 15 pounds, putting 50 percent of your earnings in savings—everyone knows how difficult achieving important and significant results can be. Fortunately, research proves goal-setting is a highly effective way of making progress towards achieving desired outcomes. Those who write goals down and gather social support are over 25 percent more likely to succeed at achieving their... Keep reading  

OKRs & Goals

Introduction to Goal Management Systems: What Are OKRs?

As companies grow and markets shift, getting teams executing in alignment may feel like a moving target. OKRs, or Objectives and Key Results, are an organizational system originated at Intel that is widely adopted by some of the most high-performing companies in the market. Its effectiveness lies in its simplicity and specificity: By identifying and committing to... Keep reading  

Performance Management

Why is Deloitte Ditching the Annual Review?

2 million hours a year. That’s how much time was being spent on performance reviews at Deloitte when the organization realized that not only was the process time-intensive, but also that it was failing to yield worthwhile results. Like many other organizations, Deloitte’s annual review process was out of step with the current dynamics of... Keep reading