THE OKRs BLOG… BY BEN LAMORTE

This blog is a resource for anyone using Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) or considering using OKRs to make measurable progress on their most important goals at work. Given my background in software, driver-based planning, and financial modeling, I may add a post related to these topics from time to time as well.

OKRs Library: User Experience OKRs

OKRs Library: User Experience OKRs

I’m on a mission to share real-world examples of OKRs from a wide range of teams.  My first example featured sample OKRs from a Legal team. Last time I shared an example from our pals in Finance. Still, many  of my readers are requesting some details regarding OKRs in...

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OKRs Library: Accounts Receivable OKR

OKRs Library: Accounts Receivable OKR

As I noted in my last post, examples of OKRs are in demand. Although we don’t need more examples from Sales and Marketing, we do need examples from technical, creative, and internal support teams like IT, Engineering/DevOps, and HR/Finance. I’m pleased to share...

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OKRs Library Preview

OKRs Library Preview

I just got some “constructive feedback” from my last OKRs workshop. Even if you didn’t attend Goal Summit 2017 in San Francisco and listen to Doctor David Rock from the Neuroleadership Institute talk about the importance of feedback, you probably know that feedback is...

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OKRs in China

OKRs in China

I finally went to China. Though I’ve had dozens of conversations with Chinese professionals, this was my first trip to China. My work with OKRs is enabling me to see the world. I now have WeChat installed on my iPhone. While China is a very big place, the OKRs...

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Getting Company-Level OKRs Right

Getting Company-Level OKRs Right

Creating overall organizational-level or company-level OKRs is often the very first step for an organization getting going with OKRs. Even before drafting OKRs, there’s a often a deep need to understand the basic “structure.” It can be really difficult to figure out...

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OKRs Scoring: A Brief History

OKRs Scoring: A Brief History

Your approach to scoring Key Results is one of your most important deployment parameters. My recommended scoring system is the coolest thing I’ve created and applied with my OKR clients. You can find an updated approach to scoring in the book I wrote with Paul Niven...

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