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How a Fire Chief became an OKR Coach

How a Fire Chief became an OKR Coach

Author and Global OKRs Coach, Kevin Baum, formerly a Fire Chief, talks about the twist in his career as he began implementing mission-driven strategies. Kevin reflects on how the ability to course-correct quickly is a much-needed approach in today’s...
Remote OKRs Coaching is Here to Stay

Remote OKRs Coaching is Here to Stay

As a Management Consultant and OKRs Coach for the past 20 years with clients around the world, I can tell you that I was very skeptical about making a pivot to remote work in early 2020. There is, (or shall I say there was), an ethos in the consulting space that you...
Why OKRs? Pushing the Limits!

Why OKRs? Pushing the Limits!

So far we have explored three of the four primary benefits of OKR – Focus, Alignment, and Engagement.  The last and fourth primary benefit of OKR, but certainly not the least, is Stretch Goals. Let’s examine why stretch goals are so important to an organization’s...
Why OKRs?  Engagement!

Why OKRs? Engagement!

We already discussed Focus and Alignment, now let’s turn our lens toward a crucial aspect of any successful OKRs Implementation – employee engagement. WHAT IS EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT, ANYWAY? Employee engagement is a lot like beauty, we all know perfectly well what it is...
Why OKRs?  Alignment!

Why OKRs? Alignment!

We recently explored the first key benefit of OKR – Focus – leaving us Alignment, Engagement and Stretch, (if you didn’t read the article on Focus, read it here…) OFFICE SPACE Have you ever seen Office Space?  Every time I see that ‘efficiency consultant’...
Why OKRs?  Focus!

Why OKRs? Focus!

The four primary benefits of OKRs are Focus, Alignment, Engagement, and Stretch.  In this short article let’s explore the first – Focus.  Over the next couple of weeks we will examine each of the additional benefits in greater detail. FOCUS You would be...