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And My Mission is…

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Top Secret.
This blog post will self-destruct in…

This message may not self-destruct, but I’m well on my way! The hours I am working between my professional and personal obligations are overwhelming at times. As a result, I knew I needed to get laser focused.

Creating a Personal Mission Statement is like getting orders from the Chief. It is the basis for which everything spins off. If an activity isn’t in synch with my personal mission statement, I’ll let go of it. If a business activity compromises my personal mission statement, I will not do it.

I’ve always been solid with my values and integrity but I must admit, seeing my beliefs in writing increased my confidence. There were a couple of points I had unintentionally wavered on in the past, but this written statement will provide me with a reminder to never adapt to less than I expect again.

I live my life with integrity because it is a source of personal joy and inner peace.

I tell the truth regardless of the impact to myself because I understand the value of a long-term relationship.

I intentionally choose to build relationships with people who have similar intentions and value mutually beneficial discourse.

I expect truth.

I continually assess my thought process and seek avenues of growth through my community and exploration.

I live my life with freedom of choice.

Chief: There’s no telling where they’ll be able to infiltrate next. May be even the Pentagon.
Maxwell Smart: You’re right, Chief. But even if they do get a man into the Pentagon, that’s not saying he’ll be able to get out. I remember one of our own agents was lost in there for three days.
Chief: Three days? Max, no agent could be that confused.
Maxwell Smart: Well, let me see. I went in on a Friday…

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