Getting Started with OKRs

Getting Started with OKRs

Just like new technologies,  methodologies can suffer from the hype cycle.  OKRs are no exception; I’ve met a number of people deeply disillusioned with OKRs and unwilling to give them a second chance. But just like Lean or Agile, just because a…

The Timing of OKRs

The Timing of OKRs

If you have looked over my radical focus OKR approach and are ready to put into place OKR’s, you’ll want to plan out the timing for implementation. Assuming you’ve done a training (or done your research), and everyone understands and is…

A Meeting to Set OKRs

A Meeting to Set OKRs

Setting OKRs is hard. It involves taking a hard look at your company, and it involves having a ton of difficult conversations about making choices about where the company should go. Here’s how I run an OKR setting meeting with…

Performance Reviews & OKRs

Performance Reviews & OKRs

One of the most common questions I get about OKRs is “How can I use these for performance reviews?” or if the person has done their homework, “Why can’t I use these for performance reviews?” Why can’t you? One word….

Why We Can't Get Things Done

Why We Can’t Get Things Done

UPCOMING! Tuesday I have a virtual seminar on OKRs! Sign up now to join me. We all have things we want. Maybe it’s a trip to Thailand or to go back to school. Yet it seems like year after year…