Adapted from John Doerr’s book entitled ‘Measure What Matters’
There are several ways to keep you on track toward accomplishing your goals. Some simply develop goals. Others define their mission of today and vision of tomorrow. A more comprehensive approach is to add an annual strategic plan, quarterly objectives and key results and lastly day and weekly tasks. Why should anyone spend time on these time-consuming parameters? Why not just get started working? The reason is that staying organized on the frontend, provides direction, important feedback and increases the probability of achieving the mission, the vision, the objectives, the key results on the back end. Nice goals are great. But success is in the execution. If an Ivy League or premier college is in your future, you can depend on luck, or you can depend on an evidence-based, world-class methods. The choice is yours.
John Doerr developed the OKR Goal-Setting system in the 1990’s at Intel and later taught it to Google. The system is based on Objectives, what you want to achieve within three months, and Key Results, how you are going to achieve them. The process is simple, three easy steps:
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