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Anatomy of an OKR: How to set your OKRs

We start with the goals that we want to achieve. From these goals, we derive the objectives that when accomplished will have desired impact on our goals. We then define key results which when hit will mean we have accomplished our objective. Finally, we decide on how exactly are we going to use our resources (such as time) to accomplish our key results – and those are tasks.

January 9, 2017

When is it a good time to implement OKRs?

  “As soon as possible”, said Rick Klau, a partner at Google Ventures, in response to a question about when a management team should adopt OKRs. I mean, do you want to delay organising and executing your goals? Do you want to delay good results? When do you need better focus, alignment and accelerated growth,

December 16, 2016

Find happiness through OKRs

Bottom Line: OKRs – a route to mastery, autonomy and purpose, and happy and motivated employees. Daniel Pink’s 2009 book, Drive, turned our understanding of what motivates people upside down. In this article we take a look at how OKRs can help employees achieve mastery, autonomy and purpose, and ultimately greater motivation and happiness.

August 16, 2016

Start with the vision

Bottom line In order to stand a greater chance of success, take a fresh look at your vision and mission before embarking on an implementation of OKRs. Only then focus on getting into a quarterly rhythm of setting and managing Objectives, measured by Key Results.

July 13, 2016

Managing OKRs with Gtmhub

In this post we are going to explore how business can frictionlessly implement OKRs across the organization. As always, any new process or way of doing things, is bound to face resistance and pushback. That’s is human nature. And rightly so. Most of the times, introducing a new process means more bureaucracy and paperwork for

June 3, 2016

Humans: The weak link of OKRs

Objectives and Key Metrics, or short OKRs, are a popular method for laying out a vision, defining strategy and tracking the progress of a business. Originally, this technique was invented at Intel. Some of the prominent companies using OKRs are Google, Twitter, LinkedIn and Zynga…

May 25, 2016

Gtmhub? It's like a Fitbit for your business.

Apparently, most of us are ready to wear a plastic armband that needs to be charged every few days, so that we can be 100% sure we made 10,000 steps a day. Not 9,754 or, God forbid, 8,943 steps. It has to be 10,000 – because that’s the goal. Oh yes… and we have to

May 18, 2016