Set Goals But Don’t Forget To Set a Routine

  • August 16, 2016
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Setting goals is the first step towards progress. However, making progress requires not just commitment which is made when one sets a goal but it also calls for setting a routine, a schedule that will allow one to make progress more easily. Progress can only be made with consistent follow through and unless you have […]

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3 Critical Factors for Success with OKRs

  • June 07, 2015
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An increasing number of growing companies worldwide are implementing OKRs (Objectives & Key Results) and goal-management in their organizations. The promise of OKRs to always keep people aligned on key priorities, to instantly know the progress of any individual and team goals and the creation of company-wide transparency is powerful. Its proving to be particularly […]

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5 Essential Characteristics of Great Managers

  • January 19, 2015
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On the topic of management, a very popular question on Quora asks about the key characteristics of a great manager. Having interviewed and surveyed several dozen managers at Inc. 5000 companies this past year, we have looked at considerable data on the most critical managerial traits in high performance environments. Before you can be a great […]

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How to Master Goal-setting to Accomplish Your Goals

  • December 05, 2014
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Have you ever wondered why new year goals and resolutions almost always fail despite your best intentions? You start with enthusiasm but the pattern is dismally familiar. A few days, at most a couple of weeks, and you are back to old habits. Thanks to exciting advances in brain science and groundbreaking behavioral research on […]

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Goal Setting & OKRs – Culture Talk with OfficeVibe

  • November 17, 2014
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OfficeVibe, a Montreal-based company, has done a series of interviews with executives and thought leaders from many different companies on topics related to company culture. This includes conversations with many performance-driven, open and transparent cultures we admire: Netflix, Hubspot, Zappos, Buffer etc. A few weeks ago, Jacob Shriar at OfficeVibe interviewed me about the importance […]

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