Leading teams with OKRs requires several changes to the way you manage. The first and most important is trusting the team you’ve hired to do their work. Here’s how to start.
Shared purpose and alignment come from a broad understanding of strategy. Here’s how to help your teams know why they are doing their work.
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Should you have personal goals in life and at work? Yes, you should. Should you use OKRs to set those goals in both contexts? No. Here's why.
We use OKRs to set goals. Should all of our goals then use OKRs? This article discusses which goals make sense and which don't.
If we're going to set new goals with OKRs, we need to change how we measure the performance of our teams. Here are 6 ways to do that.
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I work with teams around the world every day helping them implement objectives and key results. I’ve written about OKR here a lot over the last few years and now, as the goal-setting framework is catching on broadly, the anti-patterns have become increasingly obvious. One such anti-pattern I’ve noticed recently is teams reverse engineering their … Continue reading OKR anti-pattern: reverse engineering key results to match your backlog
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Objectives and Key Results - OKRs. Ask around, and you’ll hear a level of adoption across industries and domains similar to the big wave of Agile adoption in the late 00’s into the 10’s. For a 40-year-old goal-setting framework, OKRs are having quite an impact on the business world. There are increasingly more books on … Continue reading What is an OKR? A basic guide.