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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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Interviews

Madhuri Aggarwal: About remote work, technologies, and skills for PMs

Posted on April 23rd, 2020.

We interviewed Madhuri Aggarwal, a senior business consultant solving product challenges for clients such as eBay and Cisco. Madhuri shared her expertise in product management and favorite tools and processes she uses on a daily basis.  What’s your background, and what are you working on? With a masters in marketing and...

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OKR

What is OKR and why everyone talks about it

Posted on April 15th, 2020.

This is a story about how we increased team performance and the quality of work by using OKR. Here are the topics of the article: What is OKR? Weaknesses of OKRs Benefits of OKRs Top 3 mistakes in OKRs How to use OKRs It was several years ago when we began using OKRs in the company Kepler Leads, which is a conversion rate optimization...

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Scrum

Scrum Master: How to run Scrum Meetings with a Team?

Posted on December 12th, 2019.

There is a focus on high-quality of product development in Scrum methodology. That’s why scrum meetings have high priority and run by a scrum master. The main goal of the scrum meeting is team synchronization.  Who is a scrum master? The better definition of a scrum master role is “servant leader”.  Scrum master’s goal is to...

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Scrum

8 Key Rules on How to run Better Scrum Meetings

Posted on December 5th, 2019.

Scrum standup is a daily meeting that helps product teams to be more effective and analyze their routines. The recommended length of the meeting is 15 minutes, however, it depends on the team size. All members of the product team participate in the standups, not only the product owner and scrum master. Scrum meetings or Daily Standups...

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Scrum

Great Scrum Master

Posted on November 28th, 2019.

The Great Scrum Master is a very practical book by Zuzana Sochova who is an expert in Agile and Certified Scrum Trainer with more than fifteen years of experience in the IT industry. We decided to share with you key points from this book. Who is a scrum master? How to become a scrum master? How to do the best as a scrum master? In...

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Team Management

5 Essential Steps to Building an Amazing Team

Posted on November 21st, 2019.

Let’s start at the end: There’s a team that loves your company. They’ve already achieved outstanding results in the area your organization operates. They are full of energy and tell anyone who will listen how awesome it is at work in your company. If you ask for working overtime, they do it – and happily. If you don’t, they...

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Team Management

3 Best Practices for Team Management

Posted on September 13th, 2019.

Team management can be a real challenge for founders. There are a lot of uncontrollable things that can impact people in the organization. Communication between members, misunderstandings, conflicts, not to mention, loss of employee motivation, and so on. It’s tough to lead a team effectively, especially when the company is...