How Notify Technology overcame the challenges to OKR adoption and ultimately unlocked the power of the methodology.
After 25 years of executive management and 10 years as a coach, I have developed five surprisingly effective and useful practices for coaches.
Jaws fulfilled one part of his OKR — terrorize Amity Island — but failed on the other (not getting caught).
Objectives and Key Results can help the Finance team achieve operational and functional excellence.
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
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.
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”).
The Wicked Witch of the West learned that she had serial temporary advantage in her world, much like in ours. Her strategy needed a strategy. To win, she needed to iterate on and diligently execute new approaches more rapidly than her enemy.
When we’ve reflected on our OKRs at the end of our cycle and didn’t achieve them, we should consider we might have chosen the wrong objective or wrong Key Results to begin with. Setting good OKRs is difficult. Bane learned that the hard way.
Gruber’s plan seemed like a stroke of genius. Dying at John McClane’s hands (Yippee-ki-yay Mother…[NSFW]) was not a potential outcome Hans accounted for. This objective needed to be a committed effort with an adaptive strategy and flawless execution. 60-70% achievement wouldn’t cut it.