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OKR Tree

Posted on May 31st, 2021.

Hey everyone, Goals tree is coming… We added the new feature at Focus.  I’m really excited about this new OKR view. It’s possible to see all company’s objectives in a tree-based model. There are 3 levels in a tree: Company’s objectives Teams Personal To see the OKRs tree, you just need to switch modes in the Objectives section...

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Tasks and Action items in Focus

Posted on May 28th, 2021.

Hey everyone, We did it for you.  I’m talking about tasks in Focus.  It’s possible not only set big and ambitious goals (OKRs), but also create daily tasks and connect them with OKRs.  It allows creating an action plan to achieve your key results.  In the Tasks menu, you can create a todo and link it to an objective....

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April product update

Posted on May 19th, 2021.

In April, we published a few significant updates based on your feedback. We’re excited to announce these improvements. OKRs Archive Now you can archive old OKRs and unarchive them at any moment. Notes in check-ins It’s possible to add an optional note during daily check-in or weekly update. It’s an optional field and a note will be...

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Asynchronous Communication

Synchronous vs Asynchronous Communication: Complete Guide For Remote Teams

Posted on May 18th, 2021.

Some experts tell that asynchronous communication is the future of the work. Other leaders say that we can’t refuse synchronous communication. Who’s right?  In this article, you will find a complete guide on different ways of team communication and practical examples.  Here are the main topics of the article: Communication...

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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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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!