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How do you overcome resistance to an OKRs adoption?

Increased focus on what really drives your strategy forward, enhanced top to bottom alignment, and increased engagement from team members finally able to demonstrate their unique contribution to success, are all hallmarks of the OKRs framework. But, sadly, not every executive or every team within organizations are initially excited about implementing the methodology.
October 26, 2020

OKRs & Texas Hold

What is critical in poker and OKRs is to conduct an after-action review. Review the reasons why you played the hand or pursued the objective the way you did, make any necessary adjustments and — most important — drive on with confidence.
September 22, 2020

Top 3 most common OKR mistakes

OKRs have become highly relevant as organizations are figuring out how to stay aligned while responding to rapid change in the business environment. The goal-setting framework is incredible for staying focused on desired outcomes i.e. results without micromanaging. The caveat though is to avoid the common pitfalls.
September 18, 2020

OKRs, “Fat Pants” & the Plateau myth

Tim Whitmire is the founder of CXN Advisory, where he coaches executives on strategy, goal setting, alignment and execution. He is the co-founder of F3 Nation and co-author, with David Redding, of Freed to Lead: F3 and the Unshackling of the Modern-day Warrior. In this Voices of OKR feature Tim busts the myth of reaching a plateau when using OKRs.
August 6, 2020

What’s the difference between OKRs and MBO?

Dan Montgomery is the Founder and Managing Director of Agile Strategies – a leading OKR consultancy based in Boulder, Colorado. He is also the author of Start Less, Finish More: Building Strategic Agility with Objectives and Key Results. In this Voices of OKR feature Dan talks about the history of OKRs and how they differ from their predecessor, MBO
August 1, 2020