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Asynchronous Communication

Asynchronous Communication: How To Run Meetings

Posted on April 27th, 2021.

Stop wasting your time on team meetings. Asynchronous communication is one of the core principles why remote work is effective.  A growing number of remote companies last year proved dozens of reports about remote work. Employee productivity increases during work from home. For example, Stanford’s research and Cisco’s...

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Asynchronous Communication

What is Asynchronous Communication?

Posted on April 20th, 2021.

Asynchronous Communication is a key element for team productivity even if your team is not remote. Maybe you’ll be surprised – asynchronous communication is not only more effective but also helps people to complete the most important work and feel fulfillment. Let’s check how it works and how to build effective asynchronous...

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Focus Updates

March product update

Posted on April 7th, 2021.

March was a month for setting new OKRs, and we have a heap of new product updates to help your team achieve better results.  Product updates and improvements  One-click answers in check-ins and updates – no need to type old answers every time in your check-ins. Just one click and everything in the form.  Password reset –...

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The new Check-ins plan

Posted on April 7th, 2021.

Hey everyone👋  You wanted – we delivered.  Today, we’ve launched the new plan for teams that want to use Focus only for check-ins and standups. If your team wants to run daily check-ins and weekly updates, then no worries. Choose the new Check-ins plan and enjoy it. You can find more details about the new plan here. Cheers!

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OKR

7 Tips for setting better OKRs

Posted on September 3rd, 2020.

The 7 essential OKR tips that every team leader needs to know. So you know what OKRs are and are in need to tips to improve them. Even if you aren’t sure about OKR’s, we’ll give you the full rundown; a start to finish of everything a leader implementing OKRs needs to know! Here we have 7 essential tips for setting...

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Employee Engagement

Daily Stand-ups are a Must! Here’s Why.

Posted on August 12th, 2020.

Daily stand-ups, check-ins, and OKR are growing in popularity so you and your team should give us a try! Don't lag behind all the teams and start-ups. With Focus, you'll find ease in fostering clarity and teamwork across all types of departments and projects!

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OKR

Moonshot and Roofshot OKRs: Learn about the two types of OKRs

Posted on July 14th, 2020.

We always hear that we should shoot for the stars, but what does that really mean? It’s great to set big goals but how big should you aim for? What are these Moonshots and Roofshot OKRs and in which context should you apply them? Which one is right for my company or team? These are all good questions and you’ve come to the...

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OKR

What’s the difference between OKRs vs. KPIs?

Posted on July 11th, 2020.

No matter how long you’ve been in business, you’re bound to be overwhelmed by all the acronyms tossed around. In this article, we’ll discuss OKRs vs. KPIs, two popular acronyms that help you set your goals, and measure performances and results. We’ve covered OKRs a bunch in previous posts, so we’ll start with KPIs. We’ll discuss...

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How to Stay Focused for Product Teams

Posted on July 10th, 2020.

Teams often lose focus on top priorities for a multitude of reasons. At Focus, we believe that staying concentrated on what “matters” is one of the most important skills for product teams. Here are some sources of distraction your team may face: The team works on a hard project for too long. Instead of validating the main...

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One on One Meetings

9 one-on-one meeting tips

Posted on July 2nd, 2020.

Is it tips for your one-on-one meeting you’re looking for? You’ve come to the right place. But before we jump in, let’s set the scene. The one-on-one meeting is possibly the most lightweight management tool you can use in your fledging company. We wrote at length here about what a one on one meeting is, why you should...