Goals & Objectives Posts

How to Use Stretch Goals with OKRs

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 is a great approach. In fact, common usage of objectives and key...

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How to Write Objectives & Key Results

How to Write Objectives & Key Results

We are often asked how to write objectives, and it’s completely understandable. When I joined Jell a couple of months ago I wondered the same thing. But it turns out, writing objectives and key results isn’t difficult. Here’s a video to help: For getting started with...

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2018 Goal Setting: The Systems, Frameworks & Tips You Need

2018 Goal Setting: The Systems, Frameworks & Tips You Need

It's that time of year, time for your 2018 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 methods for goal setting. How do you choose the one that is best...

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The 3 Pillars You Need for Mastering the Rockefeller Habits

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....

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Measuring Performance on Company Goals Just Got Better

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...

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

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...

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How to Set Objectives and Key Results – Free OKR Template

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...

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

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....

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Concrete Tips for Getting Started with OKRs

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...

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