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Giant Talk: The World's First OKR Podcast is now in its fourth season. Hosted by Lawrence Walsh, OKR expert and Strategy & Leadership Coach, this weekly podcast dives into the OKR (Objectives and Key Results) methodology, focusing on the successes and challenges facing growing businesses and how OKRs can be the catalyst for agile growth. Giant Talk is now streaming in partnership with Koan. Koan provide a simple, collaborative way to manage goals and OKRs for your entire company.

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Giant Talk: The World's First OKR Podcast is now in its fourth season. Hosted by Lawrence Walsh, OKR expert and Strategy & Leadership Coach, this weekly podcast dives into the OKR (Objectives and Key Results) methodology, focusing on the successes and challenges facing growing businesses and how OKRs can be the catalyst for agile growth. Giant Talk is now streaming in partnership with Koan. Koan provide a simple, collaborative way to manage goals and OKRs for your entire company.

    S6: E10 How using OKRs cross-functionally can benefit your organisation

    S6: E10 How using OKRs cross-functionally can benefit your organisation

    Today, we're delighted to be joined by Ana Becker-Weinberg, Chief of Staff at Unbabel. Ana has worked as chief of staff and strategic advisor to businesses for over a decade, first in the professional service space and most recently in tech scale-ups. Ana works very closely with the CEO, but also sits on the leadership team at Unbabel and leads many cross-functional strategic projects including OKRs.


    Ana chats to host Carly about her experience of using OKRs, going from spreadsheets to a dedicated OKR tool and the benefits of using OKRs cross-functionally, especially when working in an organisation with teams spread across geographies.


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    S6: E9 Goals Equality - Is your workplace equality reflected in your goal framework?

    S6: E9 Goals Equality - Is your workplace equality reflected in your goal framework?

    Today, we're delighted to be joined by Matt Tucker of Koan and Jared Wiener from Prosper Portland.


    Matt Tucker is CEO and Founder at Koan the OKR platform and Jared is Project Manager at Prosper Portland, a local company working to build an equitable economy in Portland. 


    In this episode we talk about diversity, equity and inclusivity, a topic that is rightly being talked about and addressed by more and more organisations, but is this simply being addressed at board level or are organisations considering equality across your goal framework? 


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    • 31 min
    A baby giant is on the horizon

    A baby giant is on the horizon

    Your podcast host Jenny has some exciting news to share with you all; she is expecting her first baby very soon which means she will be going on maternity leave. Jenny hands over the Giant Talk reins to Carly, who joined There Be Giants last month. Carly joins us now for a quick introduction before going live with her first podcast in September.

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    S6: E8 Listening to the global landscape

    S6: E8 Listening to the global landscape

    Today, we're delighted to be joined by Nikolaus Lang of Boston Consulting Group.


    Nikolaus has worked for BCG for nearly 25 years, he heads their Global Advantage practice & is Founder and Director of the Centre for Mobility Innovation. He also has a PhD in Business Administration, is an honorary professor at Gallen University, lecturing in ecosystems and specifically digital ecosystems and has co-written the book ‘Beyond Great - Nine Strategies for Thriving in an Era of Social Tension, Economic Nationalism, and Technological Revolution' 


    Nikolaus chats to host Jenny about the lessons that can be learnt from understanding both the global landscape and the regional picture for your organisation, especially when it comes to adapting to change, fluctuating consumer trends and fostering an agile workforce. 


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    S6: E7 Building automation into the OKR process

    S6: E7 Building automation into the OKR process

    Today, Giant Talk host Jenny is joined by Arvind Radhakrishnen who has experience working with large fortune 50 banking and financial services firm. He joins us to discuss their implementation of OKRs, and especially how automation is aiding the process.  


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    S6: E6 The cultural implications of implementing OKRs in an Asian Market

    S6: E6 The cultural implications of implementing OKRs in an Asian Market

    Today, Giant Talk is delighted to have Dirk Schmellenkamp join us for a fascinating conversation. 


    Dirk is an OKR Coach with Flowy Team and he works with organisations to create high performing teams. German born but currently based in Malaysia, Dirk provides an insight into the business landscape in Asia and how implementing OKRs there can be a little different. 


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