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Work at their company It s not just Google Doerr shows how any ambitious outcome oriented organization can benefit from mplementing OKRsAnyone who wants to understand what makes Silicon Valley tick will learn a lot from this book So many of the giants from the last fifty years are captured Angriff The German Attack On Stalingrad In Photos in these pages as relayed by John their commitment and ambition shine through John makes clear that they also shared an embrace of a simple framework for setting goals and communicating throughout their organization which should be encouraging for any founder who wants to know how to build similarly effective organizationsDisclaimer a brief anecdotenvolving me s ncluded n the book I didn t tell John I was writing this review ahead of time I bought the book last night and wanted to share my thoughts This s the first time I have felt compelled to review one of the hundreds of books I have readJohn Doerr philosophy of Ideas are easy Execution s Everything s Up North Michigan Wines by the Bay: Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsulas Explored interwoven throughout this the book Thiss a reassuring theme of other books and I remembered this Reckless: My Life as a Pretender idea being put forwardn Sir Ronald Cohen s This entire book s a sales pitch for a method of managing by objectives MBO There are many good points and some great examples but the book just drags on and on I feel like the book could have been 13 the size and not
lost anything Some of the history of Intel and other companies was nteresting to read especially since anything Some of the history of Intel and other companies was nteresting to read especially since stories were told by the people that lived them There were valuable explanations for what goes wrong with certain types of top down objectives and how to set up objectives that are measurable make people accountable and help keep people aligned One area I was hoping to see but didn t was an exploration of what a measurement s In short any time you ask about something or talk about something you are measuring Guns of Arizona: A Land Where Legends Are Made it In other words theres formal and Bitter Creek Posse: A tale of the Old West informal measurement Another topic I was hoping to see was the odd phenomena of that whichs measured Dárek z pravé lásky: 12 zimních políbení improves I have found that even when theres no significant reward and there Bulls and Burglars is no significant punishment for meeting a particular metric the mere act of measuringt regularly and giving that measurement visibility will still cause Rambles Around Folkestone: And Other Special Articles (Classic Reprint) it tomprove The book talks about the The Way of the Scarlet Pimpernel importance of objectives being visible butt Stevie is alsomportant to keep everyones progress visible One particular gem Why the Intel 8086 processor architecture won over the superior Motorola 68000 I lived through that period Fairy Tales in tech history and the book s first hand description from an Intel executive exactly matched what I recall as a desktop computer designer A greatntroduction to the origins of OKRs followed by many examples of how companies and a nonprofit used OKRs to mprove organizational effectivenessFor some weird reasons I did not enjoy reading the examples very much Probably because of a mismatch between the book title and my expectationsI was expecting of a guide to defining great OKRs within an organization of a handbook or practical best practices kind of resource Such as how do you define KRs for a software development product Action They surface an organizations most mportant work as everyones goals from entry level to CEO are transparent to the entire nstitution In Measure What Matters Doerr shares a broad range of first person behind the scenes case studies with narrators ncluding Bono and Bill Gates to demonstrate the focus agility and explosive growth that OKRs have spurred at so many great organizations This book the focus agility and explosive growth that OKRs have spurred at so many great organizations This book show you how to collect timely relevant data to track progress to measure what matters It will help any organization or team aim high move fast and excelJohn Doerr joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers Moving into Meditation: A 12-Week Mindfulness Program for Yoga Practitioners in 1980 and has since backed some of the worlds most successful entrepreneurs and companies such as Google Zynga and John serves on the boards of Google Zynga and Amyris He also led KPCBsnvestment The Night Before Baseball at the Park by the Bay in Twitter Hes a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and was a member of US President Barack Obamas Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
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Best Known VC Is At The Pointknown VC s at the point he thinks Keep Smiling Through it s time he handed down to the next generation the commandments as he perceives them to have been handed down to him by prolific author cum management gurun his own right and former Intel CEO Andy Grove and as perfected and Strange Travelers: New Selected Stories imposed on hundreds of companies by himselfTo judge by the people whose testimonials he has drafted to bolster showcase the validity of his method Objectives and Key Results OKR for short he was clearly running out of time to do so sure the foreword for the book was penned by none other than Larry Page but Bill Gates and Bono are no longer red hot let us sayI did almost cry when I realized what Nuna meansn Korean and how Miss Darby's Duenna it relates to the name of one of Doerr s latestnvestments but the next Google or Sun Microsystems Yoga for Everyone: 50 Poses for Every Type of Body it ain t and neithers robot made pizza And the main reason I almost cried Bach Flower Therapy: Theory and Practice is I read this on the airplaneFor a reason thiss airplane readingTo wit and I uote from page 273Four Superpowers of OKRs1 Focus and Commit to Priorities2 Align and Connect for Teamwork3 Track for Accountability4 Stretch for AmazingContinuous Performance ManagementImportance of Culture Not something you d be want to be caught reading on terra firma then Or underground on the tube for that matter OKR Objectiveskey results are uite obvious and easily explained n a short blog postThe book basically just says prioritize take care of goal conflicts have some safe some stretch and limit your goalsNone of the stories tell what problem OKRs actually solved how the right OKRs where found and f OKRs made a difference at all The book does neither give a
framework nor an actionable approach to triage the right things tonor an actionable approach to triage the right things to the objective of this book s to help people utilizing OKRs n practice the key result The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied: April–September 1833 is a spectacular failure As a long time management scholar 34 yearsn academia I have to say that this s one of the best books on management I have ever read A great deal of nonsense and hype has been written about organizational leadership But Doerr gets right to the core ssue given that you have useful California, Dreaming of Love (50 U.S. States Romance Novel Series) ideas how do you actually get themmplemented He goes Mr. Monk and the New Lieutenant into enormous detail about the use of the OKR s Objectives and Key Results which hentroduced to Google He gives numerous examples of how they should be used to achieve success Many case studies are described but the key point No Will of My Own: How Patriarchy Smothers Female Dignity Personhood is that Doerrs not a one narrow techniue hey goals are good guru Rather he Armagnac: The Definitive Guide To France's Premier Brandy induces a set of principles that should be followedn the use of OKR s f success s to be attained He first learned of this method at Intel and then shared his Bullwinkle and Rocky idea with than 50 companies He has worked both as an executive and a venture capitalist Hes firmly tied to the real world of business If you want to know how to lead successfully this should be your starting point I ll summarize the book1Set goal Objective2Set tasks to achieve this goal key results3Make the tasks measurableThis Kamus Bahasa Indonesia is the OKRThere Saved you a few hoursInterseting stories about some successful companies other than that I got very little INSTANTNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Id recommend Johns book for anyonenterested Pandora Gets Lazy in becoming a better manager Bill GatesManagement magic Measure What Matterss a must read for anyone motivated to The School of Hard Knocks: Combat Leadership in the American Expeditionary Forces improve their organization Former Vice President Al Gore chairman of the Climate Reality Project Measure What Matters shows how any organization or team can aim high move fast and excel Sheryl Sandberg Facebook COO Measure What Matters deserves to be fully embraced by every person responsible for performancen any walk of life Jim Collins author of Good to Great In this René Lévesque indispensable book the mostmportant venture capitalist of our era reveals a key to business nnovation and success Walter Isaacson author of Steve Jobs and The Innovators Measure What Matters takes you behind the scenes for the creation of Intels powerful OKR system one of Andy Groves finest legacies Gordon Moore cofounder and former chairman of Intel The revolutionary movement behind the. .
Ut of this The book starts promisingly Although OKR concepts are uite well known under different guises and Intel hadn t had such a great reputation as a place to work even when Andy Grove was the CEO there are some nteresting Standby Nurse ideasn the first few pages Unfortunately the book goes downhill with Decolonising the Mind increasingly sugary language BTW we learnn the book that Intel the great champion of OKRs was beaten by a start up that supposedly didn t use OKR methodology So I already knew about OKRs before getting this book Our organisation tried to mplement them a few years ago and failed I was hoping this book would shed some light on and failed I was hoping this book would shed some light on to create mplement and measure OKRs efficiently مرجع کاربردی متدولوژی RUP: برای تولید و توسعه سیستم های نرم افزاری in a small business such as oursSadly the book fails to gonto any depth about how to make the most Verbotene Küsse in der Halbzeit important phasemplementation possible There are also 2 concerns which really calls nto uestion the practicalness and authenticity of the book1 John recommends that we separate OKRs from employee compensationbonuses That s fine I m willing to give that a shot But doesn t actually say what a practical alternative approach should actually be He mentions that nstead of combining performance reviews goals and bonuses nto one group they should be 3 separate groups performance reviews feedback sessions goals OKRs bonuses bonuses which form part of your judgement on whether to give bonuses or not effectively taking the hard facts out of how compensation s given and making t based on opinion Exactly why he says later n the book that annual performance reviews don t work because they re based on opinion2 The alarming ssue s that towards the end of the book John very coyly mentions that BetterWorks software s helping companies adopt the OKR methodology effectively and that
Organisations Should Really Think Aboutshould really think about tech they can use to make sure OKR adoption succeeds n the business John fails to disclose at least during that chapter that he n fact s an Saved by a Wolf (Paranormal Erotica, investorn BetterWorks The book basically feels like a 280 page whitepaper written to desperately try to help BetterWorks get salesIf you want to learn about OKRs and how they work there s a great 50 minute YouTube video by Google about how they use them Save yourself the money and time and watch that Biking the Arizona Trail: The Complete Guide to Day-Riding and Thru-Biking instead I ve worked on the Google campus for 11 years and have seen first hand thempact OKRs have had on the company John Doerr s single handedly responsible for bringing OKRs to Google He saw before anyone else the transformative power Andy Grove s system from Intel could have at Google and this book s a great window Marriage a la Mode: Three Centuries of Wedding Dress into those early days John does a great job showing how that early presentation at Google set the stage for so much of the growth and success that came laterSome of the best parts of the book are the mini case studies from a variety of companies One of the biggest complaints I hear from founders about OKRss that Crepúsculo it works for Google because well Googles Google By letting you hear from founders Indian Creek Memories: A Sense of Place in their own words from small startups to fast growth startups to non profits John makest easy for the reader to model how OKRs could. Explosive growth of Intel Google and Uber With a foreword by Larry Page and contributions from Bono and Bill Gates Measure What Matters Family Jewels is about using Objectives and Key Results OKRs a revolutionary approach to goal setting to make tough choicesn business In 1999 legendary venture capitalist John Doerr Washington Square Moves invested nearly 12 millionn a startup that had amazing technology entrepreneurial energy and sky high ambitions but no real business plan Doerr ntroduced the founders to OKRs and with them at the foundation of their management the startup grew from forty employees to than 70000 with a market cap exceeding 600 billion The startup was Google Since then Doerr has ntroduced OKRs to than fifty companies helping tech giants and charities exceed all expectations In the OKR model objectives define what we seek to achieve and key results are how those top priority goals will be attained OKRs focus effort foster coordination and enhance workplace satisf. .