Personal OKRs, Three Years Later
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Start with an objective:
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OKRs take big lofty goals, segment them into objectives, and then tie each of those objectives to actionable Key Results.
The Objective is the point on the...
The Objective is qualitative, and the KR’s (most often three) are quantitative.
They are used to focus a group or individual around a bold goal. The objective sets a goal for a set per...
Your objective defined in a single sentence should be:
Key results take all that inspirational language and quantifies it.
You create them by asking a simple question “how would we know if we met our objective?”
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Many productivity books provide various systems to organize your life but fail to take into account people who are not focused or motivated in the first place.
The OKR (Objectives and Key Results) method helps you decide on and stick to a practical goal and then define what it would look like to have that goal completed.
For example, if you want to read a book a week, the Key Result would be reading 52 books a year, and the Objective can be to be a better writer.
A meaningful goal-setting (Objective + Key Result) can be figured out by asking:
What you want your life to be like (Objective) and what would you do if your life became like that (Key Result).
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"It’s hard to have a conversation about systemic injustices. One, [diversity-related topics] are hard to ..."
Challenge: Expose Biases too hidden to be seen.
Innovation: An identity survey with easily visible results.
Lesson: More than one social identity is examined at the same time and allows becoming aware of issues related to diversity and privilege.
Demonstrate authenticity — and grace. Making cultural faux pas is an opportunity for teaching and showing grace.
Focus on solutions. Awareness encourages motivation toward solutions.