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"Help Me, OKR Kenobi: OKRs Explained Through Star Wars"

"Help Me, OKR Kenobi: OKRs Explained Through Star Wars"

Is your team having trouble understanding OKRs?

Try it with the Emperor as CEO and Darth Vader as his direct report.

Andrew Cedotal

January 21, 2019
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  1. When to use OKRs? In organizations where managers know what

    needs to happen… ...but their reports know how to make it happen.
  2. As your head of weapons research, I propose we rewrite

    this as.... #3: Mostly written by you, not a manager.
  3. Oh, wow, a PLANET-DESTROYING Death Star? Good rewrite; that is

    way better. #3: Mostly written by you, not a manager.
  4. Here’s the key: Your Objectives ARE your manager’s Key Results.

    OKRs are recursive, so everyone is synced around company-wide goals.