What OKRs Mean for Middle Managers

Posted on November 28, 2022.

Middle managers can strongly influence the success of OKRs. Here’s how their job changes to support these new goals.

Discipline-specific OKRs

Posted on November 7, 2022.

Disciplines that function as services to product teams can have OKRs too. Here are two ways to think about how to do that.

OKR Leadership: A safe culture of learning

Posted on April 25, 2022.

OKRs require the psychological safety for teams to be wrong and a culture that celebrates the learning they bring from their product discovery work.

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.

What is Agile?

Posted on January 3, 2022.

You can laud the idea and still be critical of the implementation. That is the true spirit of Agile. Here’s how I came around to this idea.

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the relationship between okrs and strategy

Posted on September 13, 2021.

Objectives and Key Results can do a lot of things. One thing they can't do is determine your strategy. Here's how to reconcile OKRs and strategy.

Inspect and adapt, with respect

Posted on August 2, 2021.

We all know go to the gemba tell us to go and see and we inspect and adapt. But there’s another part to it — showing respect to the people we seek to improve. Here’s why.