First, don't blame the tool. OKRs don't cause problems, they merely highlight them. If everyone has a clear understanding of the business and their role, OKRs should write themselves. If not...focus on the root cause.

Use these six precepts to bottom out OKR debates:

Recommended by
Recommendations from around the web and our community.

Nice little article from @matthlerner on OKRs, focus and continual improvement.