Ben Lamorte

Ben Lamorte is a driver-based planning and goal management thought leader. A planning software veteran, Ben has co-authored white papers and presented best practices at dozens of performance management conferences. As president of OKRs.com, Lamorte coaches business leaders focused on defining and making measurable progress on their most important goals.

He has helped hundreds of managers get started with Objectives and Key Results (OKRs). He is the Accenture driver-based forecasting subject matter expert and has a graduate degree in Management Science Engineering with a focus on Decision Analysis and Organizational Dynamics from Stanford University.

Ben's Resources

OKRs with a Mission

One of the best arguments for deploying Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) is the emphasis on a shorter cycle. More frequent review cycles lead to more rapid learning, more opportunities to make progress and to get a feeling of winning at work. But how do you also plan for long-term strategy?

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OKRs.com

Objectives and Key Results (OKRS). Training and Coaching.

High-performing companies including Intel, Google, and LinkedIn use OKRs to define and make measurable progress on their most important goals. OKRs.com can get your team up to speed and using OKRs in just a few days!

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Bottom-up or Top-down?

Where do goals originate in an organization? Is the goal-setting process top-down or bottom-up? Should goals be mathematical subsets of supervisors’ goals? Ben discusses all these questions based on his experience coaching C-level executives.

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A Cure for Growing Pains:
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The Growth Curve:
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Along the business growth curve, this is an oft-touted favorite. The company that's settled into a nice rhythm and success seems sustainable. Under the surface, danger lurks when too much process threatens to extinguish the fire of innovation. How do you keep a good thing going?