Month: February 2012

what’s your mission statement?

 Recently, in an ALL staff meeting our program director directed a question to all the staff: the question, What does being successful mean to you? As you would expect there were a variety of answers, some measured success by the weight of their wallets, some by verbal affirmation received from others, others said by achieving a set goals in a timely fashion. All these I agree with: But my response to my director’s question was this: Success to me is when you can do everything that life requires you to do while staying within your framework of pre-set values and your personal highest standards of living. In business this is known as a mission statement. My own response prompted another question in me, what is my mission statement? What standards and values do I attempt to upkeep in my everyday living? And this is what I came up with, my mission statement: 1. Honesty (attempting to stay true to others and myself) 2. Staying open minded, which offers me the ability to accept others 3. Staying flexible …