The OKR podcast is a podcast for leaders who want to unlock their full organization's growth potential, leveraging the OKR technique and other cutting-edge strategies.While many recognize the power of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) to accelerate outcomes and foster a growth and outcomes culture, there is a dearth of information on how to do them well and reap their full benefit. That’s where this podcast comes in!We’ll help you learn to align and measure results pervasively, manage fast to grow fast, and, most importantly, achieve the powerful objectives you’ve identified.Episodes will feature topics such as: establishing executive OKRs, team alignment, results accountability, data-driven decision making, growth strategy, leading for speed, and other topics.
Leadership & OKRs Fuel Growth
Chris Cravens, former CIO of Zynga and Uber as well as former VP, Software Engineering for Splunk shares what he learned about OKRs from Zynga, his passion for clarity, and how servant leadership leads to better business outcomes. Chris is one of few people who has ridden three high growth rockets -- his lessons are worth learning, including how ruthless prioritization helps people thrive as fast growth companies scale.
Building Momentum and Creating Excitement Around Future Growth
Sarah Frew shares how this fast-growth startup drives fast, full cross-team alignment from the leadership team to squads and functional teams with OKR themes and a formal OKR Week in which the whole company gives attention to purposeful alignment. She shares what they've learned over 2 years and how their feedback loop improved their process.
Agile at Scale: The IBM OKR Story
Nanci Taylor, VP of Business Agility at IBM, talks about aligning on strategic imperatives, competing to win, and better business reviews. She explores the Capacity-vs-Ambition Gap and how sharp focus on it drives smarter decisions and outcomes.
The Fast Competitive Advantage of Alignment
LexisNexis Special Services & Risk Solutions Government CEO Woody Talcove talks about creating rapid competitive advantage with alignment and focus — creating customer value faster than competitors. He shares the fast wins and culture building experience OKRs enabled and how he got great outcomes in tough conditions.
Achieving Your Best Possible Outcomes w/ Michael Marcellin
Mike talks about the power of their OKR practice and platform during the sudden move to work from home Spring 2020, what his personal leadership essentials are, and how his team achieves its best possible outcomes.
Look Forward: Work 2020 and Beyond
Deidre Paknad, CEO and co-founder of WorkBoard, discusses how leaders can turn current events into a catalyst for revisiting and improving the way teams come together, create value, and drive strategic priorities.
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