What if we fire you all today?

Today I’ve talked with two different companies, which coincidently have the same problem. Namely, they’ve recently adopted OKRs and in each of these companies, there is a team being extremely dismissive of OKRs. In the…

New Gtmhub features reduce overhead of managing OKRs

Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) bring tremendous benefits to organizations using them: company-wide alignment, focus, and engagement. But, just as any other process – OKRs also mean overhead and spending the time managing them. At…

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…

Bonuses & OKRs at Gtmhub

When introducing OKRs, businesses often wonder how do they fit in performance appraisals or bonus schemas. Every organization will have its own take and in this post, I am going to share how we are…

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…

Top 8 reasons why management is hard

Managing people is mostly about aligning their objectives with objectives of the organization. Because these two tend to be very different, and often even mutually exclusive, things often go wrong. This list is in no…

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.

Single most important factor of successful OKRs adoption

I’d love to tell you that getting the right OKRs software, such as Gtmhub, is the most important thing to ensure successful adoption of OKRs – alas it is not so. Based on hundreds of…

How and why Spotify ditched individual OKRs

The other day I came across this post on Spotify’s HR blog: Why individual OKRs don’t work for us. It’s an interesting read, especially when it comes from a company as successful as Spotify. It’s…

What is an OKR champion?

When a team or company adopts OKRs, establishing a role of OKR champion is one of the most important things that needs to happen. In short, the role of this person is to make sure that team…

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…

Before OKRs: The Red Letter Day, a Tale of Departmental Misalignment

  This series focuses on first hand accounts, anecdotes from the dark days before OKRs. They are necessarily anonymized, and however much like episodes from the Twilight Zone they might sound, we assure you they are…