We recently invited some of Europe’s top OKR coaches and consultants to join us for one day to discuss the OKR methodology, best practices, and how the framework delivers value to a diverse range of organizations.    The aim of the day was to share knowledge and reach consensus on the core principles of[…]

We all know the saying “time is money,” but unlike money, there is no way to earn back time. Every minute that passes is gone forever, which is why you should spend time wisely. How teams spend their time will make or break the company. So what can teams do to make the best use[…]

Although it sounds like a no-brainer, it’s not always clear to teams brainstorming their Objectives what an Objective can be used for. To get more clarity on this, you should first understand that an Objective is always designed to get you out of your status quo. That means that if you’re completely satisfied with how[…]

This is the third in a six-part series examining how OKR compares with other management frameworks. In this post, we look at how OKR compares to 4DX. An Overview of 4DX 4DX is a strategy execution framework developed by Stephen R. Covey and Chris McChesney, presented in their book The 4 Disciplines of Execution. The concept[…]

This blog article is a full, slightly edited transcript of an Objectives and Key Results Crash Course video we published on YouTube.    A while ago, we published an OKR Crash Course, and it was exciting to see how it helped other organizations get started with OKR. Since then, we’ve implemented Objectives and Key Results[…]

Running effective team meetings is hard: attendees often drift off topic, waste time arguing about things with little importance, or end meetings without clear action items or decisions. The problem described is backed by research. According to research at Harvard, 71% of managers said their meetings are unproductive and inefficient, and 62% said meetings fail[…]

This is the second in a six-part series examining how OKR compares with other management frameworks. In this post, we look at how OKR compares to SMART Goals. SMART is a widely established way of creating goals that many organizations use to achieve success. This post will break down the similarities and differences, and if[…]

Surviving the transition to the second or third generation is an existential challenge for family-owned businesses. How can owners who have spent their lifetimes building the family business pass the baton of leadership to the next generation? We talked about this topic with Martin Krumbein, a management consultant at onTarget Consulting. He revealed why OKR[…]

This is the first of a six-part series examining how OKR compares with other management frameworks. In this post, we look at how OKR compares to EFQM. Before we dive into the detail, let’s look at the history of the EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management) and why the EFQM Excellence Model became the framework[…]

The days between Christmas and New Years are great to reflect on everything that happened throughout the year. Christmas, for me, is a time to go back home to the Netherlands and catch up with family and friends. They all want to know how Perdoo has been doing in the past year, forcing me to[…]