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Just3Things is the industry-leading tool for prioritisation, focus, & reporting. We also publish expert-led OKR content to help you in your OKR journey!

Goal setting for startups, smes, and enterprises - Expert top tips

The strategies used to set goals and OKRs at startups, SMEs, and enterprises vary a lot. Due to this, we asked the experts their top tips for a successful rollout.

Goal Setting: Top-Down, Bottom-Up, or a Mixture of both?

Setting effective goals is a challenge. Especially as there are many ways - top-down, bottom-up, middle-out. We asked the experts their top tips.

How to create a culture of psychological safety with OKRs - Expert advice

Psychological safety is one of the key pillars of OKRs. Without it, teams will not fully invest in the process. We asked 15 OKR experts their best practice tips for enhancing psychological safety.

Strategy, execution, & communication challenges in management - Barry O'Reilly

In part 1 of this interview, we cover the main challenges facing managers in strategy, execution, & more, and how this has changed in the past 5-10 years.

Improving OKR transparency & alignment - Expert advice

When getting started with OKRs, offering full transparency and pivoting to be fully aligned throughout your organisation may seem tough, so we asked the experts for best practice tips.

Moving from output to outcome focus with OKRs - Best practice tips

One of the key mistakes seen in companies rolling out OKRs for the first time is the use of output key results. What's the difference? An output is what a team does, whereas an outcome is the results we hope to see after completing different activities with the desired end goal.

OKRs from home - Experts list best practice tips for remote OKRs

How can you set, create, scale, check-in, & build OKRs remotely? We asked the experts for their best practice tips on remote & hybrid OKR processes!

How to set metrics for OKRs without previous baseline data

If you're new to OKRs, you might not have baseline data for the KRs you want to measure. We asked the experts their top tips for getting those metrics.

How to scale OKRs - Expert advice

Scaling OKRs in startups, SMEs, and large organisations can be daunting. What does scaling of OKRs mean, how can you write OKRs for scale, and more.

How to create effective OKR stretch goals - top tips from experts

How can you make sure that stretch goals for OKRs are not de-motivating or cause sandbagging? We asked industry experts for their advice.

20+ OKR best practice tips from experts

Best practice for OKRs from experts. Tl;dr included. We asked the experts for their top OKR tips, tricks, and hacks!

Common OKR misconceptions - 30+ examples from experts

Are OKRs only useful for tech and product-led companies? Are they for everyone? Should they be set top-down? Find out these answers and more.

OKR experts explain when you should start your OKR journey

Your OKR journey can depend on company size, failure with agile (& other frameworks), culture, stage of growth, & more.

Companies with great OKRs - the cultural & structural similarities

What are the cultural and structural similarities of companies that excel with OKRs? We asked the experts!

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.

22 experts explain the main benefits of OKRs

Why should you use OKRs? What are the main benefits of OKRs? How do OKRs help employees? Should my business be using OKRs? We asked the experts!

21 OKR experts give their best advice for OKR champions

Top expert advice on how to convince your colleagues and CEO you need OKRs, how to be a great OKR champion, what to avoid when introducing OKRs, and more.

Are OKRs here to stay? 17 experts give their thoughts

Are OKRs the future of hybrid and remote work? OKRs have been used by many high-profile companies, but are they here to stay? We asked the experts!

18 experts explain common OKR mistakes in 2022

What are the most common OKR mistakes? See the full list from experts including set and forget, having outputs as OKRs, cascading OKRs, and more.

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.

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!

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!

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.

5 tips for successful remote working

How can you maximise your remote working potential with OKRs? We stand by the 5 Ts: Trust, time, technology, transparency, and teamwork.

How to drive employee engagement

Your employees are your most valuable assets, so understanding what motivates them & how to inspire them is crucial for engagement.

Video: How Just3Things helped to scale a 'Unicorn' organisation

Where it all began. J3T was born from within one of the UK’s fastest growth companies. This is the story of how we helped to scale a Unicorn organisation.

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!

Transforming Volkswagen Financial Services

Learn about how CIO Christian Metzner is transforming Volkswagen Financial Services to create a new working culture that is completely customer focused.

Podcast: Organisational transformation and turning the tanker

Hear from experts at Royal Bank of Scotland and Royal London discussing the realities of organisational transformation.

Redefining workplace perks in today's world

A look at what ‘Workplace Perks’ really means to the modern employee, and it’s not what you might have thought!

The company where J3T was born became a UK Unicorn

Just3Things was created within OVO Energy, a UK Unicorn that used OKRs to reach a valuation of 1 billion pounds.

Annual planning: dreaming big and building consensus

A case study on Veolia UK, and how they provided an appropriate way for colleagues to present and challenge their various strategic goals and priorities.