OKRs Blog

The Most Common OKR Mistake Having now reviewed literally thousands of OKRs from organizations around the world, I’ve seen pretty much every mistake that can be made when it comes to writing Objectives and Key Results.  A “Top Ten” list of missteps to avoid may be...

So far we have explored three of the four primary benefits of OKR - Focus, Alignment, and Engagement.  The last and fourth primary benefit of OKR, but certainly not the least, is Stretch Goals. Let’s examine why stretch goals are so important to an organization’s...

How Fast is Your Strategy? Like just about everyone else I know, my scarcest resource these days is attention, and if you’re a writer wanting to get on my radar here are a few words that just might penetrate the armor: fast, execution, strategy, agile, and...

Last week we explored the first key benefit of OKR – Focus – leaving us Alignment, Engagement and Stretch, (if you didn’t read the article on Focus, read it here - OKR Focus).  This week we are going to dive into Alignment and examine why...

The four primary benefits of OKR are Focus, Alignment, Engagement, and Stretch.  In this short article let's explore the first - Focus.  Over the next couple of weeks we will examine each of the additional benefits in greater detail. Focus You would be surprised at how many...

Practicing What We Preach One of my OKRs for this quarter is to go through all of the many business magazines and books I’ve read over the past several months and extract the nuggets I think are particularly relevant - those I can share with clients...