Jeff Swensen Software Engineer

Booknotes - Measure What Matters

Booknotes are just that, notes from books I’ve read, sometimes with comments


Measure What Matters

OKRs - The Simple Idea That Drives 10x Growth

John Doer


OKRs at the individual level

Over the following weeks and months, thousands of Googlers will formulate, discuss, revise, and grade their team and individual OKRs. As always, they’ll have carte blanche to browse their intranet and see how other teams are measuring success.

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Effectiveness vs expertise

It almost doesn’t matter what you know. It’s what you can do with whatever you know or can acquire and actually accomplish [that] tends to be valued here.

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