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How to track your goals with OKRs

Every organization, small or big, has to make sure that everybody is on the same track in order to reach their goals. Vision needs to be mapped to strategy, strategy to concrete goals which everybody inside the organization is aware of. OKRs is one of the frameworks that helps organizations to achieve it and there is a number of big companies (Google amongst them) that are successfully using it to navigate their growth.

OKR stands for Objectives and key results and means exactly that. The main idea is that you set a goal (or an objective) you want to achieve and set a list of key results which are required to achieve it. There is one important thing about the key results: they have to be measurable. “Increase the number of customers” is not a good example, as it is hard to tell if the key result was achieved - is it enough to get one more customer? Then your key result is “Increase the number of customers by one”. Or do you want to increase the number by 10%? Then your key result is “I…