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The Radical Mindset Shift Leaders Can Use To Help Their Agile Teams Deliver More Value

Leadership can fully staff their teams and use Product Thinking to achieve outsize people and business goals

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OKRs Won’t Work if Your Org Won’t Make this One Mindset Shift

Organizations from small startups to global enterprises have adopted Objectives and Key Results, convinced that simply using the framework will automatically spark new levels of success and innovation.

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The Real Reason Your OKRs Suck And The Only Thing You Need to Set Them Properly

A mindset shift to embrace client-centric measures of success Objectives and Key Results offer the promise of the most powerful modern goal-setting framework, proven to offer exponential results. Unfortunately, given most Enterprises’ factory-based mindset focused on efficiency and productivity, they’ve struggled with the new OKR goal-setting framework. In my work coaching teams in 200 year-old […]

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Product Managers Need To Balance OKRs and KPIs To Deliver Long-Term Client, Business, And Team Value

When it comes to OKRs and KPIs, it’s not either/or, but AND Product people are constantly pulled by clients, their teams, and their stakeholders. Experienced product people know that being quantifiable and data-informed in serving these groups is crucial to continuously tracking progress towards goals and adjusting course when necessary. Aspirational OKRs matched with KPIs represent the […]

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Why Outputs, Outcomes, And Impact Are Important For Enterprise IT Managers New To Agile

Understanding the difference unlocks what “Software Value Delivery” really means “I’m just going to brute-force this and ship everything by the first quarter.” An experienced IT manager recently shared how he was getting pressured by leadership to deliver a set of features and technology implementations by a specific date through Agile teams. But no one […]

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