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Creating your Personal Mission Statements

Creating your Personal Mission Statements

At QuintCareers, Randall S. Hansen has written an article on creating Personal Mission Statement. Personal? you asked. What are the differences between a personal and a company mission statment? It is similar to company’s for providing directions, but it creates a set of things that is important to your life and you will stick to that direction when you are in crosspaths:

… A personal mission statement is a bit different from a company mission statement, but the fundamental principles are the same. Writing a personal mission statement offers the opportunity to establish what’s important and perhaps make a decision to stick to it before we even start a career. Or it enables us to chart a new course when we’re at a career crossroads. Steven Covey (in First Things First) refers to developing a mission statement as ‘connecting with your own unique purpose and the profound satisfaction that comes from fulfilling it.’ …

There are five steps that he mentioned on developing your own mission statement:

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  • Step 1: Identify Past Successes.
  • Step 2: Identify Core Values.
  • Step 3: Identify Contributions.
  • Step 4: Identify Goals.
  • Step 5: Write Mission Statement.

Read the full article on details and examples on all 5 steps.

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The Five-Step Plan for Creating Personal Mission Statements – [QuintCareers.com]

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