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Jerry Mouse and his OKR

The question shouldn’t be, “Was Jerry successful with his OKR?” but “Is Jerry Mouse successful as a lovable cartoon character that has tickled funny bones for decades or as a fun-sized sadist that brings a humorous twist to physical and psychological torture?”
June 18, 2021
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A hands-on performance management guide for SMEs

Christian Rois and David Zechner are consultants at EDELWEISS CONSULTING – a leading consultancy company based in Austria. Christian is an entrepreneur, co-founder and managing partner at EDELWEISS CONSULTING, consulting executives in IT, Finance, NPOs and the public sector. David is a consultant, certified trainer, and overall an IT person with a hands-on mentality and passion for change management.
June 2, 2021
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Thanos and his universe-shattering OKR

At 75% progress, Thanos failed to reach his objective. The primary blocker? Even as an all-powerful, all-seeing Villain with the power of the Universe in his hand, Thanos was too short-sighted to follow up his execution of the Snap. He failed to anticipate disruption.
May 28, 2021

Hela and her OKR

Hela achieved 45% progress. However, there were two things that prevented her from reaching her objective: She failed to consider the greatest risk to her achieving her goal. And similar to Hans Gruber, she operated with a waterfall mentality rather than agile (little “a”).
May 14, 2021

Moff Gideon and his OKR

Business downfalls are no different than Gideon’s. Sometimes we map out our plans, execute them, and find out that we come up short in the end because of something unexpected.
April 30, 2021

OKRs and Cognitive biases

Except for the awareness of cognitive biases you should develop, it is best to get feedback on your OKRs to counter thinking biases that might have propelled you to make the wrong conclusions about your goals and plans.
April 21, 2021

Sheldon J. Plankton and his OKR

What you focus on matters and if something isn’t working, try something different. Plankton, almost aimlessly, pursues an Objective he consistently fails at without stopping to reevaluate his methodology.
April 16, 2021