#118 - June 2023

Summer of 2023 has officially arrived! Now that half the year of high-energy work has passed, are you ready to take a well-deserved break? There is a direct correlation between work-life balance and employee productivity and team performance. Empowering employees to stay productive and improve performance, requires a culture of encouraging a work-life balance to […]

#117 - May 2023

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” Michael Jordan’s quote applies in the business world as well. A successfully managed team is one that is empowered, where the goals are clearly defined, the priorities are set, and meaningful collaboration takes place. In this edition, find out about goal management and how setting the […]

#116 - April 2023

What is the future of work? While employee-centric hybrid and remote work models become more common, the challenges of articulating a company’s vision and managing high-performance teams still persists. What can lead to better team productivity, collaboration, and alignment? Tune in to the future of work and find out how OKRs can add value and […]

#115 - March 2023

Leaders now face new challenges due to a business environment that is defined by uncertainty and technological disruption. The pressing priority is to have future-focused leadership and breakthrough improvements. It requires visionary leadership, strategic decision making, and empowering teams to succeed in an ever-evolving business environment. Going beyond “business as usual” models is the best […]

#114 - February 2023

Successfully executing a good strategy requires you as leaders to coherently articulate the strategic company plan and clearly define the greater vision. It is about breaking down the vision and strategy into quarterly objectives, initiatives, weekly plans, and daily tasks. It is about knowing the difference between goals and strategies, and aligning them with Objectives […]

#113 - January 2023

January is that time of the year when many businesses set their goals and resolutions. However, adapting to the current challenging business environment requires a shift in the approach to goal-setting. Are your business goals for the new year strategically aligned? What works better – an annual or quarterly plan? Find answers to create strategic […]

#112 - January 2023

Are you ready to start 2023 with a blast? We share our tips & ideas we’ve learned over the 10 years of experience in the team management field to make sure you will have the best resources to guide your team work in the right direction in 2023.

#111 - October 2022

Are you prepared for the business opportunities you’ll encounter in the upcoming months and into 2023? Now is the time to consider the new ideas you’ll introduce to support your team and how to be ready for those moments of chance. We’re sharing articles about: refining your organization’s digital strategy, avoiding automation fails, skills that […]

#110 - September 2022

How will your business make the biggest impact in quarter 4? Will you implement a new goal management system? Target sustainability KPIs? Plan initiatives related to video content and engagement? Whatever the case – we’ve curated this issue of the Weekdone Academy Leadership Newsletter to inspire and motivate you to make some significant improvements in […]

#109 - August 2022

August – the perfect month for rejuvenation; in personal well-being and in companies too! Let’s treat the end of Summer as a time to “jump back in the game” after time spent vacationing and having fun in the ☀️ This newsletter features a complete breakdown of the OKR methodology, business goals examples to use, and […]

#108 - June 2022

As we make our way into Quarter 3 it’s time for evaluation and critical thinking. Looking back on each quarter helps to define and realign the focus areas for the next few months. We put together this newsletter with that in mind. Take notes as you prepare and plan in the upcoming weeks.

#107 - May 2022

As a leader in this growing digital era it’s important to keep an eye on new innovations, tools, and technological advances that could impact your company value. We hope you find these articles useful in your journey as you prepare for digital transformation.

#106 - May 2022

Hybrid work will remain for many businesses going forward. This mix of in-office and home-office creates different needs for each individual. It should be your goal as a leader, to guide and balance your team through proper communication efforts. This leadership newsletter explores the challenges associated with hybrid working styles and how you can overcome […]

#105 - April 2022

As a leader, your decision-making process should be strategically planned, allowing for a smooth roll out. Whether deciding on ways to increase job satisfaction in teams, or looking to implement a new goal-setting methodology – trial and error is inevitable. This newsletter features a CEO interview, a free business goals template, and helpful articles on […]

#104 - April 2022

As a leader – what does “work efficiency” mean to you? Some keywords that come to mind are accountability, time management, and focus. Efficient work is a collaborative, team effort. Its success relies on synchronizing various management processes and managing the team workflow. From team management enlightenment to essential elements needed to develop high-performing teams […]

#103 - March 2022

Company culture is extremely important now as more companies develop remote work policies and some even move to distributed teams. As a leader you should look inward, analyzing how your company’s work culture has been in the past, and its current state. Our leadership newsletter offers articles that will entice you to take a retrospective […]

#102 - March 2022

Managing a team comes with its own challenges and wins. Moments of connection and disconnect; periods of smooth communication intertwined with miscommunication. It’s crucial that your management skills help you to work through the highs and lows. From better meeting management to collaboration strategies -this leadership newsletter covers all sorts of tips on how to […]

#101 - February 2022

It’s impossible to control how people work as individuals. But it is possible to develop the necessary skills to support others in their individual roles – to guide them toward growth. This month we bring you another insightful leadership interview as well as content ranging from team engagement to problem-solving methodologies!

#100 - January 2022

As we wrap up the first month of 2022, it’s important to look at our progress so far. Review the goals you’ve set for the quarter and see where adjustments can be made. Whether you’re just learning about the OKR methodology or you’re an advocate for the framework already – we carefully chose articles for […]

#99 - January 2022

Happy New Year, leaders! We hope you’ve had some time for rest and relaxation over the holidays – ready to dive into a new year with new goals. This selection of articles brings focus to remote team engagement. Let’s bring that positive, new energy into the relationships we build in our teams.

#98 - December 2021

Our final leadership newsletter for 2021 – wow! As we all celebrate another year in the books, it’s important to take a look at accomplishments, as well as shortcomings. It’s the perfect time to set new goals and intentions for 2022. From all of us at Weekdone – Happy Holidays!

#97 - November 2021

As the holidays approach, it’s time to take a look back and reflect on your work processes and organizational culture. Review how things are going and how to improve them. It’s never a bad time to refine your team culture and start thinking of how you can upgrade processes for the new year.

#96 - October 2021

Our Fall newsletter brings to light the importance of planning. From weekly planning and annual planning to goal-setting and strategic thinking – you’ll find a range of topics that may inspire your future ideas.

#95 - September 2021

This newsletter edition is all about how you can approach your business with new strategies and a fresh attitude. Learn about how Weekdone, Intercom, and other companies are connecting with their customers and innovating their product from it.

#94 - August 2021

Semiotics is the study of signs and meaning making. I’ve spent the last 4 years getting a doctorate in semiotics, so I wanted to share my knowledge, explain how we use semiotics at Weekdone, and show you how being aware of “signs” can be used to improve every aspect of your business.

#93 - July 2021

Team alignment is key to any organization’s success; no matter the size. In 2021, getting everyone on the same page has become more difficult as companies continue to make adjustments to their operations. But, change shouldn’t mean sacrificing the effectiveness of meetings. This newsletter provides informative articles about the future of team meetings.

#92 - June 2021

Take a break and check your mental health. Take your family on vacation not your team.

#91 - May 2021

This newsletter edition provides the tools and strategies you need to foster communication and build a company culture everyone can be proud of.

#90 - April 2021

Objectives and Key Results are the sole focus this month. This newsletter provides our latest materials on OKRs as well as the articles our customers have found most helpful for implementing OKRs in their companies.

#89 - March 2021

Business leaders and academia have a lot to learn from each other, but often the great research out there gets boiled down to a single sentence in an under-researched marketing blog. This newsletter goes straight to the source and covers the latest research on leadership and management for remote and virtual teams. 

#88 - February 2021

Despite being almost a year into the pandemic many leaders are still trying to rebuild their company culture around remote work. For this newsletter we wanted to share the things we learned along the way and the state of SaaS as it stands today.

#87 - January 2021

Great leadership is more important than ever in these unprecedented times. We have gathered the best articles that will help you become an even better leader in 2021.

#86 - November 2020

Black Friday is finally here and instead of spending, how about investing in becoming a better leader? We’ve prepared some deals and resources that’ll help you almost instantly! Have a look!  

#85 - November 2020

The last year, to put it simply, has been crazy! So much has changed. Now more than ever, it is important to reflect on the work, what you’ve done, and the position you are in quarterly. 

#84 - October 2020

As a leader, you must always be up to date on the developments in strategic planning, creative thinking, and business tools. We’ve got you covered. Read the latest news about OKR goal setting, remote work, and leadership.

#83 - September 2020

Growth leaders manage to grow their top line twice as fast as their peers.  But what does it take to be a growth leader? Discover how to grow your company and develop a growth leader mindset.

#82 - August 2020

The world is adjusting to the new normal. And businesses across the globe need to adapt the way they work and think. This month we at Weekdone are looking at some advice from leadership experts to see what we can learn.    

#81 - May 2020

Great internal communication is vital for running a team. In Weekdone, we have focused on improving ours over the last few months. We hope to help you improve your’s as well. This newsletter will give you some high impact leadership tips on how to improve your team’s communication.

#80 - April 2020

In Weekdone, we believe that remote work will play a bigger role in the world of work going forward. We want to help companies tackle this new challenges. So, we wrote a new ebook dedicated to putting together and managing a remote team. This book is free for all of our newsletter subscribers.  

#79 - March 2020

With the current global situation many teams are transitioning from a traditional office setting to working from home. Even teams that had a mix of remote and in-office workers before must now work exclusively from home. This provides many challenges for leaders and teams especially around communication, planning, and goal-setting. To help make the transition […]

#78 - March 2020

In March it is time to check and see if you are really moving towards your annual goals. For OKR users, the first quarter is approaching it’s end. You need to make sure everything is on track. In Weekdone, we are trying to find the best articles to make sure we stay on track ourselves […]

#77 - January 2020

January is a great time for making plans for the upcoming year and setting your leadership goals. That is why, we here at Weekdone, have collected the best stories to help you get a jump-start on your year. From OKR goal setting to weekly reviews – this newsletter will help you get into the right […]

#76 - November 2019

It is time to look past this year and start planning for the next. Every leader hopes that next year’s outputs meet their team and company goals.  Weekdone is here to help you do that. Here are some articles that will help you get started with your performance management, goal setting, and work planning for […]

#75 - September 2019

At some point, everyone who starts researching the Objectives and Key Results (OKR) methodology will find themselves confused, asking themselves “What the fork are OKRs?”. To help cut through all the bullshirt, Weekdone has put together a new ebook: “WTF are OKRs?” that is available to download for free.

#74 - July 2019

Summer is the best time to learn new things and get your leadership skills in shape. From communications to marketing and time management, it is good to stay up to date and become the best. Here at Weekdone, we’re are getting ready for a new quarter. These articles will help you get your leadership skills […]

#73 - May 2019

Running a business is hard and stressful work. At Weekdone, we know that the best way to reduce stress and keep your mental health is to make sure your business runs smoothly. Here are some articles on how you can set better goals, improve your internal processes, and build your company culture.

#72 - April 2019

At Weekdone, we’ve been focusing on making our lives simpler and easier this year. From setting more clear, understandable goals to disrupting meetings, read these articles to make sure your work becomes easier and less stressful as well.

#70 - October 2018

We here at Weekdone are already getting ready for 2019, and you should too. In order to grow your company and make plans, you need to review how your company is running. From your management style and company culture to your goal setting methodology, take a look at everything and get ready for another year […]

#69 - September 2018

Goal setting doesn’t have to be hard. If you’re a smart leader, you should already be thinking about your goals for 2019 and how you can accomplish even more next year. We here at Weekdone are making OKR goal setting even easier to help you achieve even more.

#68 - July 2018

Building a better product, putting together a stronger team, and growing your business beyond imagination all starts with your first idea. We here at Weekdone will help you grow, both as an individual and as a company. Find out how to build a company that can scale from 3 to 3000  people.

#67 - July 2018

Leading your team is all about setting proper goals and measuring the right metrics.  John Doerr,  one of the most influential preachers of the Objectives and Key Results (OKR) methodology, wrote a new book showing just how to do that. At Weekdone, we set our goals every quarter and measure their progress every week. Learn how […]

#66 - June 2018

“Champions keep playing until they get it right”. When adopting OKRs, or any other new methodology, it is crucial to have one person responsible for successful implementation. Here at Weekdone, we call them OKR Champions. Learn about the importance of Champions and great leadership below.

#65 - May 2018

We are a collection of our habits. If nothing changes, what is likely to happen? We here at Weekdone, believe in incremental improvement, whether it be in your business or the way you work. Here are the best articles that can help you improve the way you lead, give feedback, hold meetings, and much more.

#64 - May 2018

We here at Weekdone are proud to present one of our earliest customers, who has been with us since 2015: BMAT. As they grew in size they began to feel they were losing focus on their goals, so they began to look for a better way to manage their quarterly goals and align their weekly activities.

#63 - April 2018

Businesses need Sales to stay alive in the same way that humans need water. Without Sales, your business will die. Below are articles handpicked by Weekdone to show you the power of Sales and Agile management. Enjoy!

#62 - March 2018

This Weekdone Academy edition is devoted to practical management advice. We included simple ‘How-To’ guides to help you be a better manager and save time. We here at Weekdone strive for making our clients’ lives more organized and focused. Join us and don’t be just busy, be productive!

#61 - March 2018

Workplace health and well-being programs lead to a significant increase in your team’s engagement, overall productivity, and your bottom line. We here at Weekdone work hard on making sure employee status updates are visible to everyone, giving you as a team member the power to act on that information. See how.

#59 - December 2017

As 2018 is starting and many teams kick off the year with setting new goals, many choose OKRs – Objectives and Key Results – as the foundation. 2017 has really been the year where OKR framework has taken off. We at Weekdone have picked out the best resources to help you to continue your success at […]