Make sure your future is (mostly) in your hands.
Design is subjective. Quantifying it and trying to measure it is an uphill battle from the start. Quite often you find a few metrics to track, but they don't really capture the whole
You might be obfuscating risks if you're tracking OKRs by replacing values in a cell. Being green does not always mean being on track.
It's been a while since we've had a design update. To be totally honest, last month was a bit light in terms of NEW feature releases. However, while there hasn't been a lot
There's a simple way to explain the difference between outcomes and activities in OKRs.
It can take a few quarters to get OKRs right. Here are some practical tips that many had to learn the hard way.
As a start up, what are the basic things you need to help your brand look good and consistent? How do you do it on a bootstrapped budget? There are a few assets
Last week, I laid out a few ideas around building a successful and impactful modern brand – the key point being that your brand should be flexible, scalable, honest and unique to your company
Going back to what I said last week (Brand as a Living Thing), Brand is more than just a logo and some colors – a brand is everything we make, everything we do, everything
How can you adjust your plan when the world economy hits the breaks overnight?
It's springtime in Portland right now, so we have been busy propagating and repotting all our indoor plants; placing them in bigger pots as they start to outgrow their old ones. The pot
We often think about brand as a still image. A logo, a typeface, a color scheme. The portfolio culture we live in makes it seem this way. The hottest designers on your Instagram
Over the past 8 years, I've worked as a brand designer for several different tech companies, on different levels of involvement. I've worked with teams like Color Genomics, Cloudflare as an outside consultant
Today we worked on a new feature but the challenges were more about what to call it than the functionality.
There's a heated debate about microservices vs. monoliths and I'm here to introduce my answer:
Working from home is not new to me. I've been basically working from home for about 6 years now. This is, however, the first time I've been stuck at home for work and
We recently wrote about how remote habits are good for colocated teams too. We're living in a really strange time and we feel extremely fortunate that adapting to our current environment has been
Stop asking your team to be customer-driven. Instead you should be blending outcome-driven practices as part of your weekly rituals.
We shipped some significant changes to allow you to navigate your goals and projects at different altitudes.
We are changing our pricing on March 23rd, 2020 to help customers give their whole team access to Tability.
🎉 Tability gets a brand new user experience to make tracking progress on goals and OKRs easier.
Every company would benefit from working like a remote team, even if people are sitting next to each other.
We're introducing new page permissions to manage your personal goals and 1:1s — as well as locking your plans when they're ready.
How can you stay confident about future outcomes if your project takes 6 months to ship? (A: use success proxies)
OKR tools optimize for leadership, and forgot about the rest of the organization needs. Managers love you, but users hate the tool. This needs to change. We are focused on making your team happy first.