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 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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Felipe Castro: The Intersection of OKRs and Agile

Felipe Castro: The Intersection of OKRs and Agile

Felipe Castro and I have discussed OKRs for hours over the phone. In early 2016, we first met in person at my childhood home in San Anselmo, California. Given that Felipe is from Brazil and my parents lived in Brazil back when they were in the Peace Corps, we all got...

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Hipages: How many OKRs? Individual level?

Hipages: How many OKRs? Individual level?

OKRs are on the rise in the land down under. My current project with the team at Hipages* is groundbreaking for me. It’s my first client that is fairly mature in their use of OKRs in Australia. One indicator of maturity: OKRs are no longer defined at the individual...

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