It’s no secret that I’m a devoted fan and evangelist of the OKR methodology. When used right, OKRs promote collaboration, openness and performance.
About two years ago I was working on a project with a client from Sweden. We were putting together a strategy for improving sales of their various software products for SME’s.
This is the story of where I went wrong when I first started using Objectives and Key Results and what I learnt from my experience. After the initial setback, I went back to the 4 managerial disciplines or the Four OKR Superpowers necessary for a successful OKR adoption.
“Aliyar hates processes.” I heard one of my teammates explain to a new hire.
In this article I’ll introduce the OKR management methodology, give examples of good vs bad OKRs and share advice on how you can get started with OKRs.