The term productivity doesn’t quite get there – primarily because it’s easy to confuse the satisfaction of crossing things off your to do list with having a material impact on the organization or your career.
Use OKRs to embolden your goals, define how success is measured and achieve execution excellence:
In fact, one million Americans call in sick over stress every day and 25% say work is the most stressful thing in their lives.
Two-thirds of corporate recruiters say their organization has a difficult time managing millennials and a similar number of executives give millennials low grades for work preparedness
In many ways, setting goals is similar to dreaming of success – goals are desired outcomes. But achieving goals (and with them, success) is infinitely harder and more complex.
Organizations whose employees are actively engaged in goal achievement have 3x greater operating margins in any given year than companies with lower engagement levels.
Commit to fewer goals and better execution It’s goal setting time and many of us are also self-assessing accomplishments against last quarter’s goals. Q1 can be a hard quarter, but there are two things that exacerbate that: 1) too many goals to come anywhere close to achievement and 2) too little attention to goals after they’re set. A lot of readers have shared how hard it is to keep goals visible week over...
While feedback on what we do well is gratifying, feedback on what we can do better helps us improve — it’s an essential ingredient in career growth.