12 customisable OKR examples for Client Relationship

What are Client Relationship OKRs?

The OKR acronym stands for Objectives and Key Results. It's a goal-setting framework that was introduced at Intel by Andy Grove in the 70s, and it became popular after John Doerr introduced it to Google in the 90s. OKRs helps teams has a shared language to set ambitious goals and track progress towards them.

Crafting effective OKRs can be challenging, particularly for beginners. Emphasizing outcomes rather than projects should be the core of your planning.

We've tailored a list of OKRs examples for Client Relationship to help you. You can look at any of the templates below to get some inspiration for your own goals.

If you want to learn more about the framework, you can read our OKR guide online.

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Our customisable Client Relationship OKRs examples

You will find in the next section many different Client Relationship Objectives and Key Results. We've included strategic initiatives in our templates to give you a better idea of the different between the key results (how we measure progress), and the initiatives (what we do to achieve the results).

Hope you'll find this helpful!

1OKRs to enhance client relationships through memorable Christmas gifts

  • ObjectiveEnhance client relationships through memorable Christmas gifts
  • Key ResultChoose unique, personalized gifts for top 50 clients by analyzing preferences and interests
  • TaskIdentify top 50 clients and their specific preferences or interests
  • TaskPurchase and deliver selected gifts to each client
  • TaskResearch unique, personalized gift options related to these interests
  • Key ResultAchieve at least 85% on-time delivery for all client gifts
  • TaskMonitor and optimize delivery routes
  • TaskTrain staff for efficient gift processing
  • TaskImplement an advanced order scheduling system
  • Key ResultIncrease client satisfaction by 10% post gift-receiving using response tracking surveys
  • TaskDistribute survey to clients after gift delivery
  • TaskDevelop a post-gift receiving satisfaction survey
  • TaskAnalyze survey responses to identify improvements

2OKRs to enhance the quality of client communication

  • ObjectiveEnhance the quality of client communication
  • Key ResultRespond to all client queries within a 24-hour period
  • TaskCheck emails and voicemails frequently throughout the day
  • TaskSet reminders to respond to all unanswered queries
  • TaskPrioritize responding to client inquiries immediately
  • Key ResultIncrease client satisfaction rate to over 90% through regular surveys
  • TaskMonitor survey results and make necessary adjustments
  • TaskCreate and implement regular client satisfaction surveys
  • TaskDevelop a feedback implementation strategy
  • Key ResultValidate client problems are resolved 95% of the time by feedback after issue resolution
  • TaskImplement a system to track resolution success rate
  • TaskCreate a post-resolution follow-up procedure
  • TaskInstruct team to collect feedback from clients

3OKRs to elevate Rep-client relationship building skills

  • ObjectiveElevate Rep-client relationship building skills
  • Key ResultAchieve a 10% increase in repeat customers through enhanced relationship management
  • TaskConduct regular customer satisfaction surveys
  • TaskPersonalize customer communication for stronger relations
  • TaskImplement a loyalty rewards program
  • Key ResultIncrease reps' client interaction by 20% through weekly training sessions
  • TaskImplement necessary adjustments based on training results
  • TaskCreate an engaging weekly training program for sales representatives
  • TaskTrack representatives' client interaction frequency regularly
  • Key ResultImprove client satisfaction score by 15%, measured via post-interaction surveys
  • TaskAddress complaints urgently and empathetically
  • TaskImplement regular team training on customer service skills
  • TaskInitiate personalized follow-ups post client interactions

4OKRs to enhance overall client satisfaction and relationship

  • ObjectiveEnhance overall client satisfaction and relationship
  • Key ResultConduct client satisfaction surveys and achieve a minimum of 80% positive feedback
  • TaskStrategically implement feedback to improve services
  • TaskIdentify appropriate satisfaction survey tool
  • TaskDistribute satisfaction survey to all existing clients
  • Key ResultReduce client complaints by 25%
  • TaskIntroduce a quality control feedback system
  • TaskInitiate weekly reviews of client feedback
  • TaskImplement a training program to improve customer service skills
  • Key ResultIncrease client retention rate by 15%
  • TaskDevelop a loyalty rewards program to encourage retention
  • TaskEnhance product offerings based on customer feedback
  • TaskImplement regular follow-ups and personalized communication with clients

5OKRs to contribute proactively to three Atlassian Services proposals

  • ObjectiveContribute proactively to three Atlassian Services proposals
  • Key ResultGain customer acceptance on at least two proposals by the end of the quarter
  • TaskSchedule and conduct presentations of the proposals to customers
  • TaskSecure formal acceptance from at least two customers
  • TaskDevelop clear and persuasive proposals for customer presentation
  • Key ResultDraft and submit one compelling proposal each month for client consideration
  • TaskDevelop a compelling and concise proposal outline
  • TaskIdentify desirable project proposals for the client
  • TaskSubmit the completed proposal to the client
  • Key ResultIdentify and finalize five potential clients needing Atlassian Services by Week 2

6OKRs to enhance provision of advisory services

  • ObjectiveEnhance provision of advisory services
  • Key ResultAttain 25% more client engagements for advisory services by quarter end
  • TaskOffer discounted packages for new clients
  • TaskConduct webinars to showcase expertise
  • TaskImplement aggressive marketing strategies for advisory services
  • Key ResultOffer 3 new advisory services that cater to specific client needs
  • TaskImplement and market new advisory services
  • TaskResearch current client's needs to identify gaps in advisory services
  • TaskDevelop three new advisory service proposals
  • Key ResultImprove client satisfaction rate by 15% through superior advisory service
  • TaskFurther customize advisory approaches for individual clients
  • TaskImplement ongoing customer service training for advisory staff
  • TaskRoutinely solicit client feedback on advisory services

7OKRs to strengthen sales representatives' client relationships

  • ObjectiveStrengthen sales representatives' client relationships
  • Key ResultRaise average client satisfaction score by 20% in customer surveys
  • TaskProvide enhanced training on customer service for all staff members
  • TaskImplement more frequent, personalized follow-ups for client feedback
  • TaskDevelop programs and incentives to boost client satisfaction
  • Key ResultConduct weekly training sessions on relationship-building strategies for sales reps
  • TaskEvaluate and adjust the training materials based on feedback
  • TaskSchedule weekly training sessions for sales reps
  • TaskDevelop curriculum focused on relationship-building strategies
  • Key ResultIncrease client retention rate by 15% through enhanced client engagement activities
  • TaskImprove personalized client communication efforts
  • TaskImplement a regular client feedback and response strategy
  • TaskDevelop upgraded loyalty or reward programs

8OKRs to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of legal service delivery

  • ObjectiveEnhance the efficiency and effectiveness of legal service delivery
  • Key ResultIncrease client satisfaction rating to 95%
  • TaskMonitor feedback and swiftly address client complaints
  • TaskConduct regular surveys to understand client needs and expectations
  • TaskImplement training programs to enhance customer service skills
  • Key ResultReduce average case handling time by 20%
  • TaskRegularly review and optimize case handling strategies
  • TaskStreamline case-related processes and resources
  • TaskImplement efficient case-handling training for all staff
  • Key ResultComplete 100% of legal documents without any errors
  • TaskUpdate and correct any errors found immediately
  • TaskReview all legal documents thoroughly for accuracy
  • TaskObtain professional legal counsel for document verification

9OKRs to maximize AI consulting services revenue

  • ObjectiveMaximize AI consulting services revenue
  • Key ResultAchieve a 20% increase in the conversion rate from leads to paying clients
  • TaskProvide personalized follow-up communications to address specific client needs and enhance conversion rates
  • TaskAnalyze the current lead nurturing process and identify areas for improvement
  • TaskImplement targeted email marketing campaigns to engage leads and drive conversions
  • TaskOptimize website landing pages to enhance user experience and encourage conversions
  • Key ResultReduce customer churn rate by 10% by improving customer satisfaction and retention strategies
  • TaskOffer loyalty programs and incentives to encourage customer loyalty and reduce churn rate
  • TaskEnhance product/service quality through constant monitoring and prompt resolution of customer feedback
  • TaskImplement personalized customer support strategies to enhance engagement and build stronger relationships
  • TaskConduct customer satisfaction surveys to identify pain points and areas for improvement
  • Key ResultIncrease the average contract value by 15% through upselling and cross-selling
  • TaskIdentify top-selling products/services and create bundled packages to increase cross-selling opportunities
  • TaskAnalyze customer purchase history and behavior to develop personalized upsell/cross-sell recommendations
  • TaskTrain sales team on effective upselling techniques and provide them with updated product knowledge
  • TaskImplement targeted marketing campaigns to educate customers on the benefits of upselling and cross-selling
  • Key ResultAcquire 10 new clients by implementing targeted marketing campaigns and referrals
  • TaskEncourage existing clients to refer new clients by offering incentives or rewards
  • TaskDesign and launch a social media ad campaign to attract new clients
  • TaskCreate a list of potential clients by analyzing the target market demographics
  • TaskDevelop personalized email campaigns to reach out to potential clients

10OKRs to enhance technical solution delivery for customer projects

  • ObjectiveEnhance technical solution delivery for customer projects
  • Key ResultReduce solution rollout errors by 25% by revamping testing processes
  • TaskTrain staff on new testing processes
  • TaskIdentify common errors in current solution rollout
  • TaskDevelop improved, thorough testing protocols
  • Key ResultIncrease project delivery efficiency by 30% using new architecture strategies
  • TaskTrain team members on using new strategies for project delivery
  • TaskImplement new architecture strategies across all project divisions
  • TaskMonitor and adjust strategies to ensure 30% efficiency increase
  • Key ResultImprove customer satisfaction scores by 15% through improved solution implementation
  • TaskIncorporate customer feedback into solution improvement processes
  • TaskMonitor and adjust solutions regularly for continuous improvement
  • TaskTrain team to effectively implement solutions with customer-focused approach

11OKRs to enhance strategic partnerships through relationship management

  • ObjectiveEnhance strategic partnerships through relationship management
  • Key ResultForge 3 beneficial partnerships with new industry leaders
  • TaskNegotiate terms of partnership agreements
  • TaskIdentify potential industry leaders for partnership opportunities
  • TaskInitiate outreach to discuss potential collaboration
  • Key ResultIncrease client satisfaction score by 20% through frequent engagement and feedback
  • TaskImplement weekly check-ins with clients for feedback
  • TaskLaunch a monthly satisfaction survey for clients
  • TaskEnhance communication response time with clients
  • Key ResultReduce client conflicts by 15% by improving conflict management strategies
  • TaskAssign a dedicated conflict resolution team within client service department
  • TaskDevelop a standardized conflict resolution protocol
  • TaskImplement regular conflict resolution training for client-facing employees

12OKRs to secure new clientele from three distinct sectors

  • ObjectiveSecure new clientele from three distinct sectors
  • Key ResultIdentify and establish contacts with 50 potential clients from different industries
  • TaskResearch diverse industries to identify 50 potential clients
  • TaskInitiate contact with potential clients via email or phone
  • TaskArrange and conduct initial client meetings or presentations
  • Key ResultSuccessfully pitch services to at least 30% of the identified potential clients
  • TaskSchedule and conduct efficient, persuasive pitch meetings
  • TaskDevelop and refine customized service pitch for each client
  • TaskIdentify and research potential clients' needs and interests
  • Key ResultConvert 15% of pitched potential clients into signed contracts
  • TaskTrain team in negotiation techniques to secure contracts
  • TaskEnhance proposals with detailed, customized solutions for each client
  • TaskImprove follow-up strategies to maintain contact post-pitch

Client Relationship OKR best practices to boost success

Generally speaking, your objectives should be ambitious yet achievable, and your key results should be measurable and time-bound (using the SMART framework can be helpful). It is also recommended to list strategic initiatives under your key results, as it'll help you avoid the common mistake of listing projects in your KRs.

Here are a couple of best practices extracted from our OKR implementation guide 👇

Tip #1: Limit the number of key results

The #1 role of OKRs is to help you and your team focus on what really matters. Business-as-usual activities will still be happening, but you do not need to track your entire roadmap in the OKRs.

We recommend having 3-4 objectives, and 3-4 key results per objective. A platform like Tability can run audits on your data to help you identify the plans that have too many goals.

Tability Insights DashboardTability's audit dashboard will highlight opportunities to improve OKRs

Tip #2: Commit to weekly OKR check-ins

Don't fall into the set-and-forget trap. It is important to adopt a weekly check-in process to get the full value of your OKRs and make your strategy agile – otherwise this is nothing more than a reporting exercise.

Being able to see trends for your key results will also keep yourself honest.

Tability Insights DashboardTability's check-ins will save you hours and increase transparency

Tip #3: No more than 2 yellow statuses in a row

Yes, this is another tip for goal-tracking instead of goal-setting (but you'll get plenty of OKR examples above). But, once you have your goals defined, it will be your ability to keep the right sense of urgency that will make the difference.

As a rule of thumb, it's best to avoid having more than 2 yellow/at risk statuses in a row.

Make a call on the 3rd update. You should be either back on track, or off track. This sounds harsh but it's the best way to signal risks early enough to fix things.

How to turn your Client Relationship OKRs in a strategy map

OKRs without regular progress updates are just KPIs. You'll need to update progress on your OKRs every week to get the full benefits from the framework. Reviewing progress periodically has several advantages:

  • It brings the goals back to the top of the mind
  • It will highlight poorly set OKRs
  • It will surface execution risks
  • It improves transparency and accountability

We recommend using a spreadsheet for your first OKRs cycle. You'll need to get familiar with the scoring and tracking first. Then, you can scale your OKRs process by using a proper OKR-tracking tool for it.

A strategy map in TabilityTability's Strategy Map makes it easy to see all your org's OKRs

If you're not yet set on a tool, you can check out the 5 best OKR tracking templates guide to find the best way to monitor progress during the quarter.

More Client Relationship OKR templates

We have more templates to help you draft your team goals and OKRs.

OKRs resources

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