As a former business manager at Microsoft, I am almost bred up on KPI’s, metrics, tracking progress and so forth. Sometimes even to the extend where I have a hard time understanding, why it is a more alien concept to many. Including some startups. The way I usually frame it is that you cannot play… Continue reading Tracking progress
Today marks the beginning of the last quarter of the calendar year 2021. For many that’s an opportunity to assess previous objectives and set up new ones for the new quarter using the OKR method made famous by Google. That’s all great. But what many find is that OKRs can actually be quite tricky to… Continue reading 3 tips for setting OKRs
In the startup environment it is not uncommon to frown upon people with experience from the corporate world. They are either too old, too conservative, to0 expensive or just too corporate to make it in the startup world. But is this really true? I don’t think so. In fact I think the right corporate profile… Continue reading The corporate talent gift
Rocket Internet, the famous German copycats of popular digital services, is delisting from the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. This has prompted some to claim that their time is up, and that their model of copying others successful ideas was never a viable one to begin with. But that's totally not true. Zalando alone is amble proof.… Continue reading Idea or execution?