Looking For Vision & Mission Statements?
Statements of Vision, Purpose & Mission
Whether you want to make a statement for personal or company use, putting your thoughts on paper can clarify your thoughts, provide direction and inspire yourself and others.
But you may not be clear about what these statements are, the differences between them, and how they can help you turn your ideas and dreams into a reality.
So first, an overview of the basic types of statements.
Vision statements describe the future and give you a way to judge every decision you make. They outline in very clear and specific detail who you or the organization is, how you will shape the future and why it is important.
Mission statements describe the work you or the organization does -- in clear and inspiring detail. It includes who you serve, the impact you want to have, and how you are different from others. Often your mission statement details how you will achieve or be a part of shaping the future described in your vision statement.
Life Purpose Statements
Life purpose statements describe why you exist, your purpose for being. Usually they are personal in nature, but often describe professional objectives like your life's work.
Values statements focus on describing the values or virtues you wish to embody and promote, or live your life by. For a company, they often outline the key characteristics and important beliefs by which the organization operates
In addition to these four basic statements, there are a number of other statements that people and organizations use on a regular basis. These include financial statements, strategic plans with objective and tactic statements, and
Often, the first statements people make need a lot of refining ... and seeing other examples of life purpose and mission statements can really help. So here are a few you might enjoy reading and be inspired by ...
My Purpose In Life Is ...
My Life Purpose Is ...
My Mission in Life is ...
Want to Learn More?
If you want to learn more about statements, here are a few links for you ...
Other Web sites
- help4nonprofits.com ... Mission & Vision Statements
- businessplans.org ... Mission Statements
- skills2lead.com ... Sample Vision Statements
- mindtools.com ... Mission & Vision Statements