Goal setting

How To Be A Mentor:Tips to Lead Your Proteges to Success

Mentoring is all about helping others succeed. As a mentor, you will be transferring your knowledge and skills to another person. You will help them focus on the most important stuff. Guide them to develop the skills that are necessary to succeed. But learning how to be a mentor is not just about others. It …

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Our experience when we did OKRs for the first time

We’ve been consistently writing about the theory behind OKRs. Its benefits, advantages over traditional goal setting etc. Often, we’ve been getting requests for practical guidance in implementing OKRs. This article reflects on our experience of implementing OKRs the first time. To put it on record, we faced almost the same set of challenges as many other …

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How to successfully execute your organisational strategy

Strategy plays an important role in guiding the company in the right direction and to help achieve its Vision. It is also the key to staying competent in the market. However, according to this HBR article, many companies still experience a gap between organisational strategy and its execution. Top management of the organisation spends large amounts …

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Understanding Locke and Latham’s 5 principles of goal-setting

While all companies try & put a lot of efforts in achieving the set goals, very few actually invest in setting the right ones. Goal setting is a powerful tool that can be used to motivate and challenge employees, towards achieving the company’s strategic targets. However, there is a right way and a wrong way …

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Program & Project management are NOT the same

Program management is the process of managing several related projects, often with the intention of improving an organisation’s performance. In practice & in its aims it is closely related to systems engineering, industrial engineering, change management & business transformation.(Wikipedia) Program management is a sort of mysterious discipline, for many reasons. Some of them being it usually …

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How To Integrate Project Management With OKR Methodology

UpRaise, an OKR app is an add-on for JIRA, a project management tool. One of the frequent questions that we hear from our evaluators is – how objective-key result relationship is different from project-task, epic-story (or whatever combinations you can think of) relationship. In this article, we address this potential source of confusion and how OKR methodology …

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Understanding Strategy And Its Importance In The Goal Setting Process

“A vision without a plan is just a dream. A plan without a vision is just drudgery…but a vision with a plan can change the world.” – Old Proverb An old proverb but true nonetheless. Any company that fails to create plans on how to achieve its Vision is doomed from the very beginning. The …

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