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Breakfast and OKRs
First meetup in London! The breakfast concept from Berlin continues, let's kick it up a notch. Place and date not set yet, but some time around October 2014!

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What we're about

This groups is for anyone interested in learning more about the "Google secret sauce" OKRs. OKRs stands for Objectives and Key Results and was invented by Intel in the 80's but refined and made globally respected by Google Inc, which has been using it since January 2000. OKRs is more a communication method than a top-down performance measuring tool. It is not to be used for setting salary but rather to sanction risk taking across the whole organization and let each employee be part of setting aspiring goals that they think are truly contributing to the company's strategic mission. OKRs is phenomenal in creating a discipline on what to focus and not to focus on - down to the individual level. It boosts engagement and creates a vehicle for innovation to run bottom-up through the organization. OKRs are aspirational, measurable and transparent. All individual's OKRs can be viewed by anyone in the organization top-down, bottom up and across departments. If you want the long story, check out this video by Rick Klau from Google Ventures workshop on the subject:

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