Drafting You Personal Mission Statement

You can follow the methodology outlined both in my book The Business Apostolate, Insights to Define and Achieve Your Mission and in the LifePlan mobile application for iPhones and iPads.

You can also leverage the examples of Personal Mission Statements listed below:

“True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.”– Helen Keller

“I have fought the good fight. I have completed the race. I have kept the faith.” — Saint Paul

“Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day: I shall not fear anyone on Earth. I shall fear only God. I shall not bear ill will toward anyone. I shall not submit to injustice from anyone. I shall conquer untruth by truth. And in resisting untruth, I shall put up with all suffering.” — Mahatma Gandhi

“To have fun in [my] journey through life and learn from [my] mistakes.” — Sir Richard Branson, founder of The Virgin Group

“To be a teacher. And to be known for inspiring my students to be more than they thought they could be.” — Oprah Winfrey, founder of OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network

“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me’.” — Erma Bombeck

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than out abilities.”– J.K. Rowling

“Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you.”– Jim Rohn

“You will have fewer regrets in life if you start focusing and taking responsibility for where you are and where you want to be.” — Deborah Day

“Love and serve God and my neighbor.” — Anonymous

Interested in learning about Personal Mission Statements? Contact Percy


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