Sport and OKRs

The OKR methodology is as perfectly suited to develop a successful outcome in sport as it is in setting and attaining seemingly out of reach business goals. by Mark Richard of Auxin Services, a provider of…

Top 5 myths about OKRs

Most organizations will fail with OKRs on their first attempt. The actual reasons differ, but quite often it’s the gap between expectations and reality. In this post, I am going to list the top 5…

OKRs enable home and remote workers

At Gtmhub we use objectives and key results to clearly define and communicate to each team member what matters most. Pros & cons of working remotely We have daily standups where we go through what…

The multiverse concept

When we think about a company or an organization, typically one assumes a simple hierarchy in which orders flow from top to bottom. The procedures are developed in order to normalize and streamline operations. Much…

Gtmhub customers accomplished 86% of their objectives in the last 12 months

The point of setting goals is to achieve them. When companies decide to implement OKRs, it is because they want to achieve meaningful objectives at a scale.

Link Insights, Goals, and Effort to reach your performance potential

Bottom Line Organizations will achieve the greatest overall performance boost by taking a holistic approach to Insights, Goals, and Effort. Insights keep you on top of what matters Goals define direction and alignment Priority Tasks…

Facebook just changed its mission statement. Do you even have one?

Mark Zuckerberg has just announced that, after ten years, Facebook is changing its mission statement. The old mission statement “Make the world more open and connected.” has been changed to Bring the world closer together.

Leading and lagging indicators

Cause and effect is a well-established principle, even if we sometimes confuse causation and correlation (see divorce / margarine correlation). For most companies, the main measures of performance are the usual suspects, revenue, profitability, and…

Common OKR Mistakes – A Summary

Getting OKRs right is difficult. Although simple in construct, OKRs require commitment, discipline and have wide ranging and transformative ramifications at every level of the organization. Below are some of the many ways OKRs can…

The Balanced Scorecard, Strategy Maps, and OKRs

Bottom Line: If you’re working with OKRs, you may find it useful to think about the Balanced Scorecard perspectives when setting OKRs. Which Balanced Scorecard perspectives, or categories are you supporting with your current OKRs? Do you…

Don’t use KPIs as your Objectives (and Fluffy is OK)

Bottom Line One of the hardest things when you’re getting started with Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) is to set good OKRs. We’re all used to caring a lot about our financial health metrics, revenue,…

OKRs in the age of Agile: Engineering perspective

Approximately once per week someone asks us how do OKRs fit with agile product teams and do they even fit at all. There is a great article written by Felipe Castro that explores this particular problem and…