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You can't always get what you want. But if you try sometimes Well, you might find You get what you need

You can't always get what you want. But if you try sometimes Well, you might find You get what you need

. Jagger/Richards

The Rolling stones said it all. In the OKR world, you can't always get what you want - especially if they are your aspirational goals! (John Doerr says that, on average, you only achieve about 70% of your aspirational goals.)

BUT - achieving 70% of your aspirational goal is still well above what the organization did before. So you are getting what you need - and more!

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Brett Knowles

Brett Knowles is a thought leader in the Strategy Execution space for high-tech organizations. His client work has been published in Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fortune, and many other business publications.

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