This line might just as well have been “How to climb the Kilimanjaro in 4 days?”, or “how to lose 25 lbs in 3 months?”. Admitted, that sounds a bit misleading, because this article is actually less about the realization of a super ambitious target than it is about creating some new and simple working habits to gain in efficiency and contribution.
For this reason, we won’t start with the end in mind. When rolling out OKR’s, you shouldn’t care about the top-of-the-mountain-view as much as you should secure your climbing routes with pitons and bolts...
When kicking off with the OKR goal setting framework, the same rule applies. Your Objectives can be stargazingly inspiring, if you are able to adopt some simple & sticky working habits, you will be far better off at hitting them than when you are looking for the 3 most important moves that will guarantee you success and eternal fame 🤔.
As Seth Godin 🤓 once claimed: “a small thing, repeated, is not a small thing”. It got the guy straight into the Marketing Hall of Fame (this and many other big little qualities).
So let us guide you through a few first meaningful OKR steps. Just to get you going.
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