5 OKR examples for Writing

Formulating strong OKRs can be a complex endeavor, particularly for first-timers. Prioritizing outcomes over projects is crucial when developing your plans.

We've tailored a list of OKRs examples for Writing 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 more about the OKR meaning online.

Best practices for OKR

Your objectives should be ambitious, but achievable. Your key results should be measurable and time-bound. It can also be helfpul to list strategic initiatives under your key results, as it'll help you avoid the common mistake of listing projects in your KRs.

Building your own OKRs with AI

While we have some examples below, it's likely that you'll have specific scenarios that aren't covered here. There are 2 options available to you.

- Use our free OKRs generator
- Use Tability, a complete platform to set and track OKRs and initiatives – including a GPT-4 powered goal generator

How to track OKRs

Your quarterly OKRs should be tracked weekly in order to get all the benefits of the OKRs framework.

Most teams should start with a spreadsheet if they're using OKRs for the first time. Then, once you get comfortable you can graduate to a proper OKRs-tracking tool.

We recommend Tability for an easy way to set and track OKRs with your team.

Check out the 5 best OKR tracking templates to find the best way to monitor progress during the quarter.

Writing OKRs templates

You'll find below a list of Objectives and Key Results for Writing.

OKRs to improve your writing skills

  • ObjectiveImprove my writing skills
  • Key ResultIncrease the average time spent writing from 1h to 4h/week
  • Key ResultIncrease the number of words published per week from 250 to 1,500 words
  • Key ResultIncrease the accuracy of spelling and grammar in written work by 20%
  • TaskImplement a system for feedback and follow-up on errors.
  • TaskUtilize a spell-check tool for all documents.
  • TaskEstablish an internal style guide for written work.
  • TaskHave a colleague or supervisor review all written work.
  • Key ResultIncrease the average rating of written pieces by 1 star
  • TaskCreate action plans to improve the quality of written pieces.
  • TaskIdentify areas of improvement based on survey feedback.
  • TaskMonitor progress and adjust plans as needed.
  • TaskConduct a survey to understand why pieces are rated lower than expected.
Turn OKRs into a Strategy Map

OKRs to improve writing skills

  • ObjectiveImprove blog post writing skills
  • Key ResultIncrease the average time spent on each blog post by 20%
  • Key ResultReceive at least 10 positive comments on blog posts
  • Key ResultCreate and publish 3 blog posts with a minimum of 500 words each

OKRs to enhance skill at describing campus locations

  • ObjectiveEnhance skill at describing campus locations
  • Key ResultGet feedback on descriptions from 3 different peers for improvement
  • TaskAnalyze received feedback for possible improvements
  • TaskSend descriptions to selected peers for feedback
  • TaskIdentify 3 peers to review your descriptions
  • Key ResultAchieve a 90% satisfactory rating on descriptive composition focused on campus locations
  • TaskRegularly practice writing descriptive compositions
  • TaskThoroughly study descriptions of various campus locations
  • TaskRequest and incorporate feedback from peers
  • Key ResultPractice detailed description of 5 different campus places every week
  • TaskChoose 5 unique campus locations to explore each week
  • TaskReview and revise your descriptions regularly for improvement
  • TaskWrite a detailed description for each chosen location

OKRs to achieve production readiness for MassBalancer ISCC EU feature

  • ObjectiveAchieve production readiness for MassBalancer ISCC EU feature
  • Key ResultEnsure 100% documentation of the MassBalancer ISCC EU feature for user reference
  • TaskIdentify gaps in the current documentation
  • TaskReview existing documentation on the MassBalancer ISCC EU feature
  • TaskUpdate or create necessary documents to fill in gaps
  • Key ResultComplete all necessary development tasks associated with the MassBalancer ISCC EU feature
  • TaskFinalize the code for the MassBalancer ISCC EU feature
  • TaskTest the feature for efficiency and bug fixes
  • TaskRelease and integrate the feature into the main software platform
  • Key ResultSuccessfully conduct beta testing for MassBalancer ISCC EU with zero critical issues
  • TaskSet up and distribute MassBalancer ISCC EU to selected beta testers
  • TaskIdentify and resolve any critical issues immediately
  • TaskRegularly monitor and collect feedback from beta testers

OKRs to successfully execute "Test Objective"

  • ObjectiveSuccessfully execute "Test Objective"
  • Key ResultDeliver final report documenting the results and lessons learned
  • TaskDocument lessons learned and improvement strategies
  • TaskFinalize and proofread the final report
  • TaskHighlight primary results and key findings
  • Key ResultComplete initial research and preparation by Week 2
  • TaskDedicate Day 8 to thorough examination of available resources
  • TaskFinalize and document findings and preparations by Day 14
  • TaskDefine research objectives and desired outcomes by Day 6
  • Key ResultAchieve 25% progress towards "Test Objective" every week
  • TaskAssess weekly targets and track progress consistently
  • TaskActively utilize learning resources to understand concepts better
  • TaskAllocate dedicated time daily for focused test preparation

More OKR templates

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OKRs resources

Here are a list of resources to help you adopt the Objectives and Key Results framework.