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Jell Joins SureSwift Capital

Jell Joins SureSwift Capital

I’m excited to announce that we’ve found a new home for Jell as part of SureSwift Capital. We sold the business to them last fall, and we’ve been working behind the scenes since then to ensure a seamless transition for all of the technical teams who use our software...

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How Effective Teams Run Daily Slack Standups

How Effective Teams Run Daily Slack Standups

The massive popularity of Slack has turned daily Slack standups into a must for teams who use the tool as their primary communication platform. It sounds easy enough, everyone gets on and updates Slack once a day to let the team know what they are working on. But, if...

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5 Brilliant Quotes to Inspire Productivity When Working Remotely

5 Brilliant Quotes to Inspire Productivity When Working Remotely

If there’s one thing the world’s productivity gurus have in common, it’s this: They get things done. Tim Ferris had published his first New York Times best seller by age 30. Stephen Covey’s seven habits are still in circulation after two-and-a half decades, and David...

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Creative Ways to Stay Engaged when You Work from Home

Creative Ways to Stay Engaged when You Work from Home

“Working from home will be a dream,” they said. “You’ll have more time for your kids,” they predicted. “You won’t ever sit in traffic again,” they claimed. Well, yes. And no. Working remotely is dreamy. It’s easier to carve out work hours based on when you’re most...

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Introducing Jell For Microsoft Teams

Introducing Jell For Microsoft Teams

Here at Jell, we want to empower your team to accomplish great things. If you're bogged down with meetings and distributing information inefficiently, you can't do that. You need to spend more time achieving your goals by doing the work that matters. To bring more...

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How to Use Stretch Goals with OKRs

How to Use Stretch Goals with OKRs

Are stretch goals motivational and encouraging or overbearing and disheartening? That is a common debate and there is no easy answer. But, if you try to incorporate stretch goals, using them with OKRs is a great approach. In fact, common usage of objectives and key...

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How to Write Objectives & Key Results

How to Write Objectives & Key Results

We are often asked how to write objectives, and it’s completely understandable. When I joined Jell a couple of months ago I wondered the same thing. But it turns out, writing objectives and key results isn’t difficult. Here’s a video to help: For getting started with...

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2018 Goal Setting: The Systems, Frameworks & Tips You Need

2018 Goal Setting: The Systems, Frameworks & Tips You Need

It's that time of year, time for your 2018 goal setting session. As the saying goes: “Those who fail to plan, plan to fail.” You have to plan actionable goals for your business. But there are numerous methods for goal setting. How do you choose the one that is best...

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This Is How Managers Can Avoid Conflict In The Workplace

This Is How Managers Can Avoid Conflict In The Workplace

No one enjoys conflict in the workplace, least of all the managers who have to deal with it. And the best way to deal with it is to minimize bad conflict through prevention. “50% of employees say they accomplish less when dealing with an office related conflict, and...

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