We plan quarterly. We use OKRs. It sounds easy, and it is not. There are so many things to keep in mind to create good and valuable objectives. They need to be outcome-focused, on that exactly right level, measurable, make sense to the team, align with business goals and strategy, keep the customer in mind, make employees happy and…
Here’s my recipe 👩🍳
- Make sure everyone is on the same page what OKRs are.
- Align everyone to the business.
- Decide on objectives and key results on a team level.
Start the workshop off by going through the agenda, this sets expectations and people will know what’s about to happen.
📃 Make sure everyone is on the same page what OKRs are
The first part of the workshop is a quick intro to OKRs, it shouldn’t take longer than 10 minutes. Familiarize yourself with the little slides at the top, each of them has an entry in the outline in Mural. When you click on the part in the outline that slide will be in focus, so you can either present your screen or have all the participants follow you on the screen using facilitator superpowers.
The very short definition:
The next slide is an overview of what OKRs are and what qualities your objectives, as well as your key results, should have.
To learn more check out this blog post by Tim Herbig: How to Combine Objectives and Key Results (OKR) and Agile Product Management?
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