Dan Luu tweeted about some great work interns that he has mentored accomplished at Twitter:
One intern did https://t.co/nsFW20j9Hm and another did interesting data analysis then built a working prototype for across the fleet profiling that others were able to use to find real inefficiencies.— Dan Luu (@danluu) August 31, 2022
Those are things that could go into a staff promo packet as a major project.
OKRs are one of those business ideas that are just simple enough to be dangerous. You think you understand it in a day, and you can see where your company is falling short: lacking focus and underdelivering. You see how clear, measurable goals could improve the situation.
Here’s the one sentence version: You set objectives, and for each objective come up with several key results that you can measure to see if you met the objectives.