Why are you working on that?

Posted on February 21, 2022.

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 we use OKRs for everything?

Posted on November 22, 2021.

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.

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Performance management criteria for OKRs

Posted on September 20, 2021.

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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OKR anti-pattern: reverse engineering key results to match your backlog

Posted on February 15, 2021.

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

What is an OKR? A basic guide.

Posted on August 20, 2020.

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.