Personal Mission Statement: Iterate As A Lifestyle

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My Personal Mission Statement Before I can develop my mission statement, I need to define what a mission statement is. A mission statement is “A written-down reason for being…focused on the practice of what you need to be doing.”(Chritton, S., n.d). It is the reason why you are doing something. A well written and well thought out mission statement will “provide clarity and gives you a sense of purpose. It defines who you are and how you will live.” (Mission Statements., 2017). Some examples of well thought out mission statements are “ To spread the power of optimism", “Build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis.", and “ Question Assumptions. Think Deeply. Iterate as a Lifestyle. Details, Details. The design is Everywhere. Integrity."(Kolowich, L., 2017). These mission statements are clear, they give you purpose, well written, well thought out, and defines who they are and how they will live.…show more content…
When looking online for ideas on how to develop a mission statement, I found that it is recommended to do the following; determine a purpose, clarify your aptitudes, define specific goals (Davenport, B., 2018), identify core values, identify contributions (Andrews, A., 2017), keep it short, and it’s OK to make changes(Hansen, R., PhD, 2017). I will be using these tips to write

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