Weekdone Leadership Academy #113:
Rethink, Realign, and Revamp Business Goals

January is that time of the year when many businesses set their goals and resolutions. However, adapting to the current challenging business environment requires a shift in the approach to goal-setting. Are your business goals for the new year strategically aligned? What works better - an annual or quarterly plan? Find answers to create strategic goals, launch Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), and instill a forward-looking outlook for 2023!

Annual vs Quarterly OKRs: What Works Better?

Annual vs Quarterly OKRs: What Works Better?

A rapidly changing business environment requires the agility to adapt. While a “crawl-walk-run” approach to move forward worked in the past, a “smart sprint” approach is the new normal. That’s why setting quarterly OKRs and weekly sprints rather than annual goals helps to deliver long-term success. Read more

10 Questions Answered: KPIs vs. OKRs

10 Questions Answered: KPIs vs. OKRs

Are your OKRs and KPIs distinctive? Do you find it challenging to balance those Big Hairy Audacious Goals (BHAG) that drive success and critical KPIs that measure performance? Get answers to some of the questions that goal-driven leaders ask.
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Cascading vs. Aligning OKRs

Cascading vs. Aligning OKRs

One of the biggest goal-setting mistakes is when leadership teams set goals and translate them to OKRs for different business functions. Cascading OKRs creates complexity, lacks clarity, and could lead to focusing on outputs instead of outcomes. OKRs ideally should not cascade — they must align.
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Forrester’s Planning Guides for 2023

Forrester’s Planning Guides for 2023

Dealing with fluctuating market signals may compel you to rapidly change and rethink goals. You need all the support you can get to substantiate your decisions. To make it easier, here are some data-driven resources developed by Forrester’s research team for different business functions.
OKR Examples for Different Business Functions

OKR Examples for Different Business Functions

Team goals need to be aligned to the main Company Objective. This bottom-up alignment gives teams ownership of the company’s KRs and synchronizes efforts toward achieving the overarching mission. When creating OKRs for different teams, refer to this playlist of OKR examples to get started.

Weekdone OKR software helps you set, track, and measure structured goals to improve cross-team collaboration, drive progress weekly, and accelerate business growth. Find out how you can keep the focus on company results and success with Weekdone.

Hear from other leaders and their success stories about how OKRs helped inspire organizational change and achieve growth – Weekdone Case Studies.

This year, elevate your goal-setting process with Weekdone.