The other white meat in the world of goal tracking, part 2.
It is clear, in business today you must have goals and these goals should do something that moves you or the company forward. Previously, we talked in detail about what OKRs are and how to create them. In the second part of this two part series on OKRs, we will look at the benefits of OKRs, when to use them and avoiding common mistakes. Like SMART goals OKRs take some thought and you can’t just throw them together.
Two key benefits to OKRs: they are flexible and easy to use or change. These benefits make OKRs attractive to use; however, it also makes it possible to fall into some pitfalls.
OKRs are flexible and change with your needs. If your company's direction changes, your OKRs can be adapted to match. No process should be more important than good sense in everyday business.
- Simple to use and manage.
When set up and used regularly, OKRs are simple to use and do not take much time to implement. Often, it takes just a few hours each quarter to check and review your OKRs. Although, you should check them a little more regularly to keep up with progress and mark said progress on a weekly basis.