/ EPISODE 31
OKRs coach, Author, and Founder at OKRs.com
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Wouldn’t be great to know more than how OKRs work or how you can get started? And instead, focus on how they’re continually changing with time to work best for your company?
In this episode, Jenny speaks with, Ben Lamorte, the founder of OKRs.com, he has more OKR coaching experience than anyone on the planet. In part one of this interview, Jenny asks Ben about his background, latest book, current trends, OKR deployment parameters, and experience working with huge companies.
Listen in to learn a few new developments with organizations adopting OKRs like setting 2-3 objectives per cycle, moving the OKR cycle from quarterly to 4 months, and not focusing on individual OKRs now as much as before. You will also learn why you should have a legitimate answer as to why you should do OKRs, plus how OKRs can improve communication for a common goal language and drive learning.
“The skills that you need at the reflect and reset at the end of a cycle, it takes a little bit of time to get there.” — Ben [37:21]
Ben Lamorte, founder of OKRs.com, is an internationally recognized OKRs coach. He has consulted with organizations around the world, including eBay, Zalando, and Booking.com. He's authored two books — Objectives and Key Results: Driving Focus, Alignment, and Engagement with OKRs (co-authored with Paul Niven) and The OKRs Field Book.