Goals on every Level - Enabling your team to become more productive

Most of us have come across goal setting in one way or another, be that at work when your boss comes over and tells you that you have to reach a certain sales target next quarter, or when we make a new year’s resolution to learn a new language.

But why do we constantly set goals? Does it even work? Can’t we just all try our best at whatever we do and be much happier? Turns out that setting effective and meaningful goals can have a tremendous effect, not only on your performance, but also on other aspects of your (work-)life. After all, “it's forward momentum in meaningful work-progress that creates the best inner work lives”.

In this talk, we'll be exploring how setting goals can achieve this and what other benefits it can have. We'll be looking into popular frameworks like S.M.A.R.T. and OKR's before showing how we can efficiently set goals in any role or position throughout the company to maximise the effect.

This talk will help leaders understand the importance of goals and equip them with tools to get their team more engaged and productive.

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Outline/structure of the Session

0 - 10: Intro and benefits of setting goals

10 - 20: Goal Frameworks: S.M.A.R.T. & OKR's

20 - 30: Goals on every Level - Cascading Goals

30 - 40: Leadership Tools / Best practices

40 - 45: Key Take-Aways & Questions

Learning Outcome

Get an understanding what benefits goals can have on your team and as an individual

Introduction to two popular goal frameworks and what situations they're most valuable in

Creating cascading goals throughout the company and on every level

Understanding best practices for setting goals and how to help as a leader


Target Audience

People Managers, Engineering Managers, VP's, Product Managers, Design Leads, Delivery Leads

schedule Submitted 1 year ago

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