Writing OKRs

How you write your OKRs can make a huge difference on the impact that your team will have at the end of the quarter. But, it's not always easy to write a quarterly plan that focuses on outcomes instead of projects.

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 meaning of OKRs online.

Examples of OKRs for Writing

You'll find Objectives and Key Results for Writing, but our examples may also include the tasks that can help you get there.

You'll find 2 OKRs examples for Writing below, and some extra tips to write better quarterly plans at the end.

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.

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

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You can use a goal-setting AI to generate great OKRs for you based on a description of your objectives.

How to track your OKRs?

It's important to establish a cadence of check-ins for your Writing 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.

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

OKRs resources

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

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