SMART Goals…Aren’t

The net is wide open…

What do goals accomplish?

Caveat: Goals shouldn’t be explicit targets for compensation or promotion

SMART…isn’t

Measurable

Achievable

Time-bound

Specific / Relevant

So what should good goals look like?

Specific

Off-the-roadmap

Actionable

Relevant

A final caveat: We’re talking about goals for individuals, not OKRs

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