Matt Roberts

Is incrementality harming your business?

Is incrementality harming your business?

It’s common for leaders and managers to want everything to improve all of the time. I assume that’s part of what they think their job entails. Pushing people to achieve more. Maximising performance. If you stop to think about it for a second and ask yourself: Why does everything need to be better? You might […]

8 Best Tips For OKR Success In 2021 – PLUS A GIFT

8 Best Tips For OKR Success In 2021 – PLUS A GIFT

Holidays are a great time for reflection. In 2020 we learnt a lot about what makes one company succeed with OKRs and another struggle. So if you’re using OKRs to support better performance in 2021, here are 8 tips aimed at ensuring you’re set-up to succeed with OKRs in 2021. Check you are using OKRs […]

Why it is OK to miss your OKRs this Quarter

Why it is OK to miss your OKRs this Quarter

You’re on the ZOKRI website, so the chances are that you have chosen OKRs as your goals setting framework. So why is it OK to miss your OKRs this Quarter? 3 reasons why it’s OK to miss your OKRs The first reason is, success is all about the direction of travel over long periods of […]

Connected Performance, Culture & Wellbeing For Everyone, Everywhere!

Connected Performance, Culture & Wellbeing For Everyone, Everywhere!

It’s been ages since we’ve blogged. We didn’t think the time was the best use of our time to blog about remote working, or maintaining cultural values remotely and all of the other topics we could have written about. There was a huge body of amazing COVID content out there helping us all do just […]

Price’s Law – Why does this feel like it might be true?

Price’s Law – Why does this feel like it might be true?

Price’s Law states that the square root of the number of people in a domain do 50% of the work. What this means is: 10 employees: 3 of them do 1/2 the work 100 employees: 10 of them do 1/2 the work 10,000 employees: 100 of them do 1/2 the work I’ve certainly worked in […]

The Key Result Difficulty Debate – Where Do You Stand?

The Key Result Difficulty Debate – Where Do You Stand?

One of the general rules of OKRs is the Targets set in Key Results should be a stretch and that achieving around the 70% mark can be seen as a success. So is the rule you should follow as simple as that or is it nuanced? Here are some nuances you should consider.