But in a fundamental way, it is a building block that continues to ground your organization and helps everyone to deal in reality during crises.You can’t do more than what you are capable of doing but you certainly can aspire to fulfill your maximum potential as an organization.We exist and we serve, perhaps with varying degrees of success but have we “grown” as an organization and does our mission statement reflect this?Does this mission statement reflect not only who we are but also where we are going?
You may change your mind about what you want to be when you grow up but you have to start somewhere.” Tips from another reader who facilitates vision/mission development sessions for independent living centers: “The organization Mission is built from the Vision.
In developing or revising your organization’s mission statement, keep the following eight tips in mind: Tips from a reader, Dennis Hebert: ” One process that I use to “update” a mission statement is somewhat simplistic but effective for me.
I ask myself this question: what do we want to be when we grow up?
You are going to the 20 th floor but the senator is getting off at the 12 th .
You only have from the first floor to the 12 th floor to tell this senator about your organization.
“The next phase is how we implement the Mission (goals). ’ – the – What we do (goals) – generates a list of the day-to-day activities to implement the Mission (this will become elements of the strategic plan).