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Measure What Matters

OKRs: The Simple Idea That Drives 10x Growth
Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
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Summary

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Measure What Matters, written and read by John Doerr.  

Measure What Matters is a revolutionary approach to business that has been adopted by some of Silicon Valley's most successful start-ups. It is a movement that is behind the explosive growth of Intel, Google, Amazon and Uber and many more.  

Measure What Matters is about using Objectives and Key Results (or OKRs) to make tough choices on business priorities. It's about communicating these objectives throughout the company from entry level to CEO, and it's about collecting timely, relevant data to track progress - to measure what matters.   

When Google first started out, its founders had amazing technology, entrepreneurial energy and sky-high ambition but no business plan. John Doerr taught them a proven approach to operating excellence that has helped them achieve greatness. He has since shared OKRs with more than 50 companies with outstanding success.   

In this audiobook, Larry Page, Bill Gates, Bono, Sheryl Sandberg and many more explain how OKRs have helped them exceed all expectations and run their organisations with focus and agility.

©2018 John Doerr (P)2018 Penguin Books Ltd

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  • jc
  • 13-11-18

Well worth a listen

Being relatively new to this approach, I’m a big fan of OKRs. I’ve watched some of John’s YouTube stuff and love his approach and his extensive knowledge. His delivery/recording of the book is surprisingly shoddy but get over it, it’s not so distracting that you can’t listen to it and there is some good stories in here, albeit a bit repetitive in message.
Enjoy it.

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Excellent, Relatable, Practical, Actionable

This is an excellent piece of life work! Its relatable, practical and actionable. Highly recommended for any executive that seeks to drive business excellence and change the world at whatever level.

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effective simplicity

A balance of insight and direction and is eye opening, that can't fail to enspire.

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Following the North star

A great topic of discuss in any organisation with insightful knowledge on leadership and management. Though it was an insightful book, performance didn't do it for me and I struggled to finish the book

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  • Cliente Amazon
  • 17-04-19

Inspirational book

This book guides us on how to connect strategies to operational actions. Several great leaders tell us their experiences in implementing OKRs. Great book!

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  • Vasan2k
  • 04-03-19

Easy to relate and would love to practice it

I could relate the concepts in this book to Hoshin Kanri method of strategic deployment that I learned earlier. This OKR concept is much easier to explain and has more flexibility in deploying sideways across the org where work needs to be done inspire of silos. Am eager to put it in practice and hope to reap the benefits of this system.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-01-19

Excellent

For all those who want to improve their performance this is a must read.
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