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About John Doerr and his book “Measure What Matters”

About John Doerr

 

Anyone involved in the tech industry or a management process discipline has heard of John Doerr and how he introduced the OKR system to Google’s co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1999. His instant best-seller, “Measure What Matters” details the OKR methodology, its history, principles, and provides insightful examples of how Google and numerous other high-performance organizations have utilized the process to achieve stellar results.

The following will help you to learn much more about the man who coined the phrases, “The secret to success is setting the right goals,” and, “Ideas are easy, execution is everything.”

Learn more about John Doerr  

 

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“Measure What Matters” Executive Book Summary

The most comprehensive executive summary of the bestseller, “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr.

Learn how Google, Intel, and the Gates Foundation use OKRs to set and execute audacious goals.

Follow the evolution of OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) from their precursor, Peter Drucker’s MBOs, to Doerr’s initial exposure to the methodology at the hands of the OKR master, Andy Grove at Intel, to his introduction of the process to Google’s, Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

Doerr is masterful at illustrating the benefits of OKRs through a series of case studies from companies such as Intuit, MyFitnessPal, and Adobe.

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How Andy Groves Created the OKR Methodology, from John Doerr’s “Measure What Matters”

An OKR Introduction, from “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

Four Ways Intel Executed the OKR Methodology, from “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How OKRs Help to Prioritize Your Objectives, from “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

The First Rule of OKRs – Focus, from “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Unlock the Power of OKRs- Commitment, from “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Connect OKRs and Improve Corporate Alignment, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Create True Alignment with OKRS, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Track and Grade OKRs for Improved Execution, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

Three Ways OKRs Benefitted the Gates Foundation, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How Aspirational OKRs Help Organizations Stretch for Amazing From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How OKRs Empowered the Google Chrome Story From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Use OKRs for 10X Results, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

CFRs, Powerful Strategies for the New Way we Work, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Use OKRs – Develop a Connected Organization, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

Major Improvement by Subtraction – The Adobe Story, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

OKRs + CFRs – How to Train Superior Staffs, Managers & Executives, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Cultivate a Culture of Achievement, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

Why “Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast” – the Lumeris Story, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Use OKRs for Culture Change – Bono’s ONE Foundation Story, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Use OKRs to Launch Important Strategic Goals, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Harness Time and Energy, the Google Playbook, Part 1, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Write Outstanding Key Results, the Google Playbook, Part 2, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Grade OKRs for Executional Excellence, the Google Playbook, Part 3, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Use OKRs for Team Success, the Google Playbook, Part 4, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Construct the Perfect OKR Cycle, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Use Positive Performance Conversations, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Optimize OKRs for Superior Performance, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

Why You Must Focus and Commit to Priorities, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Use OKRs to Improve Strategic Alignment, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Use OKR Software in Goal Setting, (the Perfect Versus the Good), From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Create a Culture of Accountability by Tracking OKRs, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How to Construct an OKR Goals Strategy to Achieve Amazing Results, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

OKRs and CFRs – the Continuous Performance Management Approach, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

How OKRs and CFRs are Changing Corporate Culture for the Better, From “Measure What Matters” by John Doerr

More Useful Materials About John Doerr

[July 31, 2018] “[Webinar]: Key Insights from “Measure What Matters”

[July 18, 2018] “Top OKR Tips from John Doerr” with Zorian Rotenberg

Top 30 Insights on OKR Goals from John Doerr

“Why the Secret to Success is Setting the Right Goals”, by John Doerr

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