“To be a teacher. And to be known for inspiring my students to be more than they thought they could be.” ~Oprah Winfrey
Above is Oprah Winfrey’s personal mission statement. Most corporations and businesses have a mission statement posted in their lobby so those who enter can see the purpose and goals of the business. This statement also serves as reminder to all who work there to what their individual goals are to keep to the business’s purpose alive.
A mission statement identifies what the purpose of the business is. Take Google for example; “Our mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” I think their statement says what they do very well. I also think everyone would agree that they are on target with their mission.
It is an excellent idea to create your own personal mission statement. Many years ago I thought…
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