How to Create Impactful OKR Goals

The OKR goal-setting methodology is a tried and true way to help you and your team create, track and achieve measurable goals in line with your organization’s broader vision. Originally pioneered by John Doerr, the framework groups the objectives you’d like to see with the key results used to measure its progress. Here, you can […]

Turn Your Never-Ending To-Do List Into Actionable Goals

If you’re reading this post, you probably have a daily to-do system. And at least once or twice in your career, you’ve likely experienced the high that hits on rare afternoons when you get through it all. Everything on the list is checked off. The inbox is empty. It’s a great feeling. We get it. […]

How to Use Stretch Goals with OKRs

Are stretch goals motivational and encouraging or overbearing and disheartening? That is a common debate and there is no easy answer. But, if you try to incorporate stretch goals, using them with OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) is a great approach. In fact, common applications of OKRs use stretch goals and OKR scoring to keep […]

How to Write Killer Objectives and Key Results (OKRs)

If you’re lucky, you work with a company that implements an OKR strategy. When I first joined Jell I wondered what exactly they were and knew it couldn’t stand for “OK, Right?” In this post, we’ll go over how to write OKRs, what they are, why you should use them, examples, and tips for success. […]

2022 Goal Setting Framework: 11 Goal Setting Methods & Tips You Need

It’s that time of year, time for your 2022 goal-setting session. As the saying goes: “Those who fail to plan, plan to fail.” You have to plan actionable goals for your business. But there are numerous ways to establish a goal setting framework in 2022. How do you choose the one that is best for your […]

The 3 Pillars You Need for Mastering the Rockefeller Habits

If your company’s still scaling, there’s a good chance you’ve read Scaling Up, by Verne Harnish, and you are interested in mastering the Rockefeller habits. More than 40,000 business leaders have reportedly relied on it to grow their businesses, and with good reason. This book is one of this century’s most important for startups, CEOs and […]

Measuring Performance on Company Goals Just Got Better

Jell’s company goals tracking has already proven itself as an invaluable feature to align companies and teams around OKRs, quarterly, and annual goals. But we have great news, we’ve made measuring performance even better! In this update, we launched a handful of improvements including a completely redesigned interface that makes it easier for managers to review […]

5 Ways to Improve Work Performance You Haven’t Tried Yet

Do you want to get more done in less time? Are you looking for new ways to improve work performance and reach actionable goals faster? These five unconventional methods may not be the first ideas that come to mind, but they definitely work. 1. Skip the afternoon coffee. And try matcha green tea in its place. […]

How to Set Objectives and Key Results – Free OKR Template

You don’t have to be a billion-dollar company to benefit from OKRs. If you’re new to this strategy and eager to make it work for your team, this is the post for you. We’ll show you how to write objectives and set key results that are smart and actionable. We’ll also give you a cut-and-paste […]

Concrete Tips for Getting Started with OKRs

By now, you’ve likely heard a lot about OKRs—how Google uses them, how other startups are growing because of them—and are ready to use this goal-setting method at your company. Setting aspirational “objectives” and measuring success with specific “key results” can be a very effective way, especially for startups, to open the channels of communication […]