Mission statements are a great way to define direction and maintain focus. Using one for yourself could make a big difference to how you reach your goals.
Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D. is a fan and has a 5 step plan to writing a good, personal mission statement.
A personal mission statement, is of course personal… but if you want to truly see whether you have been honest in developing your personal mission statement, I suggest sharing the results of this process with one or more people who are close to you. Ask for their feedback.
While reading this you’ll find it is clearly geared towards the job market. However, the steps can be easily transfered into your personal life, whatever your goal may be.
The Five-Step Plan for Creating Personal Mission Statements – [QuintCareers]