6 tips for setting OKRs with your team and other lessons we learned

Simon Whittick
Aug 11, 2016 · 4 min read

1) Make your key results percentage growth, not actual numbers

2) Set your OKRs quarterly

3) Don’t set more than 4 objectives, as it dilutes focus

4) Set 3–5 key results per objective

5) Set aggressive goals

6) Create buy-in through collaboration

Other lessons learned in setting OKRs

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Simon Whittick

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SaaS startup marketer. VP Marketing at @geckoboard who provide live TV dashboard software to online businesses, which focuses teams on improving key metrics.

Geckoboard: Under The Hood

Stories, lessons, projects and insights from Geckoboard: a growing SaaS startup building live TV dashboard software to help teams get aligned.