Let’s assume you are setting OKRs at the company, team, and contributor levels. Larger companies may have additional levels.

4 to 6 weeks before quarter

Brainstorm Annual and Q1 OKRs for Company

2 weeks before quarter

Communicate Company-wide OKRs for Upcoming Year and Q1

Start of quarter

Communicate Team Q1 OKRs

1 week after start of quarter

Share Employee Q1 OKRs

Throughout quarter

Employees Track Progress and Check in

Near end of quarter

Employees Reflect and Score Q1 OKRs

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