If you’re working in Marketing and feeling swamped by your to-do list, these example OKRs for Marketing teams can help you achieve clarity and focus while delivering against company strategy. OKRs behave like glue and can connect your team allowing you to focus on the activity that delivers the greatest impact. Before we dive into[…]

Originally published on iamwire Behind every great success, there are goals. Unfortunately, setting goals isn’t something most people are naturally good at. Getting good at goal setting requires training. In the beginning, you’ll make mistakes that prevent you from tapping your full potential. But after eliminating these mistakes and re-thinking the way you set goals, you’ll[…]

The goal management framework OKR (Objectives & Key Results) can bring tremendous value to organizations, if implemented correctly. The OKR success stories from Google, LinkedIn, and Intel inspired many other companies to adopt the framework. However, some organizations fail when implementing OKR. A common reason for failure is misunderstanding among teams of the role that[…]

First the good news: although sluggish, employee engagement seems to have improved a tiny bit recently (according to Gallup’s most recent State of the American Workplace 2017 report). Still the vast majority, a shocking 67% are either not engaged or actively disengaged at work. The economic benefits of engaged employees are clear and well-understood by[…]

In 1962, during a speech at Rice University, US President John F. Kennedy captured the world’s imagination proclaiming that: “This nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before the decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the Earth.” This was to become enshrined in history as[…]

You’ve heard people talk about goals and OKRs but what’s the difference between the two? We set out to answer this question and demonstrate the subtle difference that makes OKR such a powerful framework for managing success. What is OKR? OKR is a popular goal management framework that drove organizations like Intel, Oracle, and Google[…]

Silicon Valley startups like Intel, Google, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Zynga all share one thing in common, they all wrote startup OKRs. Fast growth requires a united team that is united under a common vision and goals. Setting Objectives & Key Results is a great tool for enabling rapid growth while staying perfectly focused and aligned.[…]

At Perdoo, we receive many questions about OKR vs KPI, and how the two work together. Unfortunately, there seems to be quite some misunderstanding about the definitions of an OKR and a KPI. In this article, we’ll provide more clarity and explain the synergy between the two. Let’s first have a closer look at what OKRs[…]

While there is quite some information on the internet on how to write OKRs, less exists on setting objectives. Our short Guide to writing great OKRs offers a good start. Most of these articles list a set of requirements that each Objective and Key Result has to meet. That can be very helpful when drafting your[…]

Frequently checking in to update OKRs regularly is more important than most people think. There are 3 main reasons for doing so. It helps you: Keep co-workers in the loop Boost your happiness Increase your success rate   1. Keep co-workers in the loop Transparency is a key attribute of OKR. Transparency doesn’t end with defining[…]