Goals help empower employees to control their performance and development with clear, measurable objectives. Goals allow you to communicate what you are focusing on and define your developmental milestones or share initiatives you are working on that align with the company's priorities.
Objectives and key results
Creating a goal with goal differentiation means creating objectives and key results.
- Objectives are qualitative goals that will inherit the progress of supporting key results or child objectives. Objectives help set the direction for the entire company, department, team, or individual, and are usually aspirational.
- Key results are quantitative (#, $, %, binary) goals that measure progress to attainment. Key results help measure what you need to accomplish the objective and are usually metrics-driven and tangible.
Create a goal
With O&KR differentiation, goal creation means creating objectives and key results using the OKR framework. Learn the full step-by-step process below: