Dan Pupius
Jan 4, 2016 · 1 min read

Thanks for sharing Rick.

It would be interesting to add some pitfalls you have observed with OKRs. While they might be a superpower, they are not a universal panacea. Even at Google their effectiveness varies across orgs.

Long-term strategic thinking can get lost, conversely short-term agility often isn’t rewarded, and OKR incentives — especially when coupled with promotions — can get sticky.

As always, the devil is in the execution.

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