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.
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.
Don’t assume that telling your teams what their OKR goals should be is the best approach. Here’s a better way.
Here's how to set the proper level for your Objectives & Key Results so you can set goals your team can achieve.
Here are the top 10 questions asked in my recent masterclass on objectives and key results.
Join me for a 90 minute masterclass on Objectives and Key Results on April 7, 2021.
One of the most common complaints from teams going through an agile transformation is that their bosses don’t get it. The teams are asked to change how they work but the demands coming from stakeholders and executives continue to demand fixed time and scope commitments. The vocabulary changes but the language stays the same. In … Continue reading How to get executive buy-in for Agile using two popular product development approaches
Do OKRs work with jobs to be done? They do. Here's how.
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
Image credit: https://greatist.com/ A few weeks ago I shared with you the most basic description of Objectives and Key Results -- the goal-setting trend sweeping the business world -- I could come up with. The basic idea is that you set aspirational qualitative goals for your teams, products or business (objectives) and measure whether you’ve … Continue reading How to use OKRs to set goals for your professional and personal development