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Employee Engagement

8 Steps to Creating a Winning Company OKR Plan 

Posted on September 6th, 2022.

Companies often set up challenging goals that each team member, department, or the entire company must accomplish within a specific timeframe. However, the majority fall short to see this through because of the lack of effective strategies. The biggest problem for executives is that they don’t involve their employees in setting...

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Employee One On One Questions: How to Ask Them Effectively

Posted on August 29th, 2022.

Building great relationships with each employee is the key to running a thriving business. Regularly scheduling one-on-one meetings with employees is the best approach to establishing those relationships, enhancing employee loyalty, and boosting employee retention. These meetings establish rapport with employee members and offer them...

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How To Write Effective OKRs That Get Results

Posted on July 29th, 2022.

Every successful business has goals. Some of them might be internal such as establishing a good relationship with employees and building a great culture. Others are external, like delivering an outstanding customer experience or successfully rolling out a product. Achieving those goals requires diligent planning and hard work. To map out...

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How To Plan a Successful First One On One Interaction With Employees

Posted on July 28th, 2022.

Whether you’re bringing on new employees or starting a new manager position, the first few one on one meetings are all about establishing solid foundations. They offer a perfect opportunity to set clear expectations and orient the new hires to the company’s culture. On the other hand, these meetings will help you build relationships with...

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4Effective Ways To Use OKRs in Product Management

Posted on July 21st, 2022.

Product managers are accountable for a number of tasks, such as understanding and articulating user needs, monitoring the market and creating competitive analyses, defining long-term product visions, and bringing stakeholders together to support those visions. Therefore, they must approach their work with diligence and carefully...

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The Ultimate Guide For One-on-One Meetings: How to Ask The Right Questions

Posted on July 18th, 2022.

Building great employee relationships is the secret to running a successful business because your people are the foundation of your enterprise. And scheduling regular one-on-one meetings with each employee is the greatest approach to establishing those relationships.  Surveys have shown that 48 percent of managers consistently hold...

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Focus Updates

Best Examples On How To Successfully Implement OKRs

Posted on June 29th, 2022.

Setting OKRs may seem like a simple task: you create an objective, set measurable key results, and start working towards your goals immediately. However, writing good OKRs is, in fact, quite challenging. Many teams struggle to write them, and as a result, their businesses don’t see real progress.  To help you out, we’ve...

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A Guide To Creating An Effective One On One Meeting Template And Agenda

Posted on June 15th, 2022.

For employees and organization managers alike, one on one meetings represent a fantastic occasion to talk, discuss, and go through vital subjects sincerely and directly. For company leaders, on the other hand, these meetings are beneficial for auditing and monitoring a worker’s progress in the company. At the same time, they provide the...

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Focus Updates

Feedback and more 

Posted on December 10th, 2021.

This week, we launched a couple of updates at Focus. The biggest one is the Feedback feature. Feedback at Focus You asked – we delivered. You can send feedback to your teammates and managers. The feedback feature is designed to spark creativity, put out potential fires, and help teammates show up as their best selves. You can...

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Focus Updates

OKR-based updates

Posted on December 10th, 2021.

We created a new way for weekly updates and plans. We called it OKR-based weekly updates. The challenge we see with current updates is the lack of connection between weekly action items and OKRs. Yeah, we have the questions about the main OKR next week. However, it doesn’t really show what you did for specific OKR last week. So,...