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Radical Focus 2.0 — an excerpt from Christina Wodtke

BY Christina Wodtke on June 9, 2021 for Prioritised Members

When I published Radical Focus in 2014, I had high hopes that the audience of entrepreneurs for whom I wrote it would see the value of using Objectives and Key Results (OKR) to manage goal-setting and achieving—and indeed, I was amazed by how many thousands did. What surprised me was the attention my book received from […] Read more »

Putting OKRs at the Centre - Natalija Hellesoe on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on February 24, 2021

We all know what OKRs are. Most of us use them or have tried to at some point. But it’s a much smaller group that have used OKRs well, and for their intended purpose. Natalija Hellesoe, co-author of OKRs at the Center, joins us on the podcast to chat about taking your practice to the […] Read more »

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

BY Kim Atherton on November 5, 2020

OKRs are supposed to be clear, simple & constructive – yet they’re often just unhelpful or frustrating. Kim offers expert advice for getting back on track. […] Read more »

How Real Product Teams Make OKRs work: Extended Report

BY Timm Richter on November 3, 2020 for Prioritised Members

The popular Objectives and Key Results framework (OKRs) can be a powerful tool, provided it’s understood and used correctly. With this in mind, we recently undertook a survey to understand how companies are using OKRs in the wild. Our survey was run in collaboration with Timm Richter, CEO of NEO Culture and former chief product officer at […] Read more »

How Real Companies Make OKRs work: Mind the Product and Neo Culture Investigate

BY Imogen Schels on September 28, 2020

Like all tools, OKRs can be powerful if they’re understood and used correctly and so, in an attempt to help you get the most from the process and to better understand the benefits, effects, and challenges of OKRs, we’ve decided to investigate. In collaboration with NEO Culture, Mind the Product is conducting a short survey, […] Read more »

AMA with Christina Wodtke: Encouraging Autonomy and Writing Awesome OKRs

BY Imogen Schels on June 25, 2020 for Prioritised Members

In this Prioritised AMA, Christina Wodtke – the amazing author, speaker, and lecturer at Stanford, answers questions on her books, how to encourage autonomy, writing OKRs successfully and even reviving them when they’ve failed. If you’re a Prioritised member you can watch again now and read the full recap. Not already a member? Sign up to […] Read more »

How to Write OKRs That Don't Suck by Adrian Howard

BY Chris Massey on June 5, 2020

Consultant, coach and trainer Adrian Howard has, over the years, seen many organisations attempt to implement Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), generally in response to a sense that “everything is wrong” and with a hopeful attitude of “these seem simple and clear”. In this MTP Engage Manchester talk, he explains how to write OKRS that, […] Read more »

Using OKRs to focus on customer problems

BY Viktoras Jucikas on October 20, 2015

You need to set your team’s OKRs (objectives and key results) for the next quarter. What should go in there? What shouldn’t? What are you going to focus on? Here’s a quick look behind the curtain at what we’ve learned while setting them and making it effective at YPlan. […] Read more »