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All of our resources and insights are related to OKRs. This category has all of the technical and use case guides for OKRs you may need. In this category you will find tips on: - How to create goal gradients - How to measure OKRs - Why you should have regular check-ins - How to start with OKRs and more If you'd like to read about a topic that isn't covered here, please get in touch with us!

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Experts list 40+ questions you should ask before you start using OKRs

We asked the experts for a comprehensive checklist of the questions you should think about before starting your OKR journey.

15 OKR experts explain why companies fail first-time implementation

Why do so many companies fail at OKRs on their first attempt? Hear from Christina Wodtke, Paul Niven, Allan Kelly, Brad Dunn and more.

Goal-gradients and motivation - The OKRs Owl part 4/4

Goal-gradients are a nice motivational approach based on behavioural science that can really benefit your OKR progress.

How to measure OKRs - The OKRs Owl part 3/4

How do you measure OKRs? Which metrics should you use for OKRs? How do I set stretch targets? How do I start with OKRs? We have the answers for you here.

Why you should have regular OKR check-ins

What is an OKR check-in? Why do I need to regularly review OKRs? How should I check in on OKRs? We've got these questions covered and more!

How to start with OKRs - The OKRs Owl part 2/4

In the 2nd part of The OKRs Owl series, we discuss how "forcing function" can help motivate you to start with OKRs

Practical examples of OKRs - The OKRs Owl part 1/4

More often than not, those writing OKRs want to see examples of best practices, so we collated some best-in-class OKRs for you!

How NOT to define and implement OKRs

6 tips that you should NOT follow if you want to implement or define Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) successfully in your company.

5 tips for getting started with OKRs

Here we share some 5 tips for those of you getting started with OKRs and thinking of introducing them into your business.

How to align Initiatives, OKRs, and Jira

Find out how to align your team initiatives (OKRs) with JIRA and why this could help you achieve your company goals

The ultimate OKRs guide - how to use them in a pandemic

Here we share the ultimate guide to OKRs, how to implement them in your business, and how to do that in the COVID-19 pandemic!

OKRs: So simple! So then why isn’t everyone using them?

If OKRs are so simple, why isn't everyone using them? We explore some of the pitfalls, benefits, and challenges,

How OKRs can help struggling retailers

Amid the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic, we explore how OKRs can help struggling retailers to rapidly adapt to changes.

KPIs vs OKRs - what's the difference?

In this post, we outline the main differences between common goal-setting approaches: KPIs versus OKRs.

How to write OKRs (with examples)

Get started with OKRs – find out how to write them, compare some good and bad examples and learn about the most common mistakes.

What are OKRs - their meaning and tips for writing them

Learn about OKR history, each of their elements in detail, and the key benefits and challenges they present.

Breaking down OKR silos - where do we start?

What is siloed working? How can OKRs help break down siloed working? Help reduce silos in remote working!

Interview: with Paul Niven, OKR expert and author

Paul Niven, OKR expert, and author gives his expert opinion and insight into how to effectively implement OKRs into an organisation.