Hate OKRs? Avoid these 7 mistakes | by Sarah Goff-Dupont | Smells Like Team Spirit | Medium Mistake #1: confusing themes with objectives Mistake #2: capturing all your work as OKRs Mistake #3: confusing key results with tasks Mistake #4: scoring key results by gut-feel Mistake #5: scoring key results on the wrong scale Mistake #6: consistently scoring 1s on every OKR Mistake #7: doggedly pursuing a bogus OKR After a few quarters of doing OKRs the way they’re supposed to be done (or close to it), I generally feel more focused....
It’s pretty incredible when you think about. Could you say ’no’ to millions, I repeat, MILLIONS of dollars of merchandise money? I don’t know if I could. Would you stop creating your art if millions of people admired your work and kept wanting more? I don’t know if I would. Life, goals, and advice in the illustrated words of Bill Watterson (via ZEN PENCILS – 128. BILL WATTERSON: A cartoonist’s advice )
Apple – Making a difference. One app at a time. (by Apple ) THIS!
The Only Two Secrets to Motivating Yourself You’ll Ever Need : zenhabits And those two things are so deceptively simple that you might decide to stop reading after I name them: 1) make things enjoyable and 2) use positive public pressure . Also, reframing things can go a long way into motivating someone to do something they really don’t wan’t to do!
(via a show :: thoughts on the creative career ) If you wanna be something, start being it. (…) Not tomorrow, but today! Get your work in front of other people (…) you really respect. When you get a criticism, you don’t have to take all of it, or none of it. You get to piece it a apart and take the part which you think are valuable and throw away the ones you think aren’t really worth it....
Chuck Blakeman / Why Our Favorite Questions Keep Us On The Treadmill If you only ask the first four questions, you are likely to only make enough money to pay your mortgage. If you ask the last two, “when” and “why”, every time you ask the others, you are likely to build a business a real that makes money when you’re not around. Get off the treadmill. Ask when and why all the time....
If You Don’t Design Your Career, Someone Else Will | LinkedIn Step 1: Review the year, month by month. Step 2: Ask, “What is the news?” Look over your list and reflect on what is really going on. Step 3: Ask “What would I do in my career if I could do anything?” Step 4: Go back and spend a bit more time on Step 3. Step 5: Write down six objectives for next year and place them in priority order....
Don’t ignore your dreams; don’t work too much; say what you think; cultivate friendships; be happy. Paul Graham On the palliative care Nurse post Regrets of the Dying
Pues la utopía sirve para eso, para caminar! Fernando Birri (via Eduardo Galeano )
A startup can focus on only one metric. So you have to decide what that is and ignore everything else. Noah Kagan, in The full story of “the one important thing” for startups At a little company there’s no time for small changes achieving small goals. — Jason Cohen
The secret of all progress and every virtue is, in fact, to know how to begin again – to learn from a failure and to try once more. Nunc coepi! Begin again! Fr. Georges Chevrotl
That’s good that you won a lot of trophies, it’s nice, but you know what? After I sell a bunch of records, I take all the platinum ones off the walls and pretend I haven’t sold a damn one and I’ve got to go do it all again. Lady Gaga (as a guest judge on the American edition of “So You Think You Can Dance”, Season 8 Episode 18)
I think if you do something and it turns out pretty good, then you should go do something else wonderful, not dwell on it for too long. Just figure out what’s next. Steve Jobs (NBC Nightly News, May 2006)
You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. Steve Jobs ( Stanford commencement speech, June 2005 )
It’s never too late to be who you might have been. George Eliot English novelist (1819 – 1880)
Life is 90% maintenance Popular Saying