Secrets of sucess OKRs
OKRs are the short form for objectives and key results. OKRs are a collaborative goal-setting protocol for companies, teams, and individuals. OKRs can guide you to the mountaintop or to the vision you want to get to.
Let’s dig deep into how are OKRs constructed and how can they be used to reach goals.
An Objective, Is simply WHAT is to be achieved, no more or less. By definition, objectives are significant, concrete, actions oriented, and ideally inspirational.
Key results benchmark how to get to the objective. Effective key results are specific, time-bound, aggressive, and realistic. it’s not a key result unless it has a number on it.
Let’s look at some examples now, the more example you read the more you understand OKRs
Let’s assume you work for Nasa and as an organization, you are tasked to write OKRs for the next manned moon mission. The goal is to achieve a manned mission and you come up with objectives to achieve that you are tasked to write KRs for one of the Objectives which is to build a space suit for the next moon mission. When you write KRs make sure you keep them specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and timely. Here is an example of how can you write KRs for the tasked objective.
Objective: Build a space suit for astronauts to walk on the moon
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