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Are OKRs Universally Applicable?

For the third in my series of “Courting OKRs Controversy” articles I’ve chosen a topic that at first glance may appear to have an obvious answer, especially if you’re a true believer in the methodology. Before revealing that answer let me introduce the question: Is it...

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The Challenge of Universal Alignment with OKRs

The Challenge of Universal Alignment with OKRs

Before typing the words you’re currently reading I’d been staring at a blinking cursor for a solid twenty minutes. You might think I was suffering from a case of writer’s block, just couldn’t find the perfect sentence to kickstart this article into gear, or like most...

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Metric vs. Milestone Key Results

Metric vs. Milestone Key Results

For the first installment in my series, Courting OKRs Controversy I’m going to cheat a bit here and quote directly from my latest book, “OKRs For Dummies.” Here’s what I had to say on the issue of Metric vs. Milestone Key Results: Over the years I’ve encountered many...

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Courting OKRs Controversy

Courting OKRs Controversy

Have all the Good Words Been Written About OKRs? With much respect to all the OKRs Coaches who write articles offering “6 tips for this” or “7 Mistakes to avoid on that,” (and I include myself in that group) the world doesn’t need another trove of tips or an...

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Scaling Mount Rainier by embracing OKR

Scaling Mount Rainier by embracing OKR

The Mountain & The Quest At the end of June 2023, I climbed Mount Rainier with a group of friends all in our 40s and 50s for 3 days.  The mountain is located just outside Seattle, Washington and is one of the tallest mountains in the continental US at 14,410 feet...

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Satisficing Your Way to OKRs Perfection

Satisficing Your Way to OKRs Perfection

Good is Good Enough? Do you ever find yourself saying, “that’s good enough” about something? I do it all the time, and I’ll bet you do too. Like when I’m patching a small hole with spackle, I’m not aiming for the smooth perfection of a marble tabletop. Getting the...

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OKRs v. EOS

OKRs v. EOS

Objectives & Key Results or the Entrepreneurial Operating System? What are the similarities and differences, and which framework is best for your company?

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For the Love of OKRs!

For the Love of OKRs!

Enjoy this interview with Global OKRs Coach Kevin Baum about the Love of OKRs (Valentines Special!). Kevin is a Global OKRs Coach with OKRsTraining.com. 

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