9780786862276

Path : Creating Your Mission Statement for Work and for Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9780786862276

  • ISBN10:

    0786862270

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1996-05-02
  • Publisher: HYPERION

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Summary

In a world in which we are daily forced to make decisions that lead us either closer to or further from our goals, no tool is as valuable in providing direction as a mission statement - a brief, succinct, and focused statement of purpose that can be used to initiate, evaluate, and refine all of life's activities. A carefully thought out mission statement acts as both a harness and a sword - harnessing you to what is true about your life, and cutting away all that is false.

Author Biography

Laurie Beth Jones, author of the national bestsellers Jesus, CEO; The Path; and Jesus in Blue Jeans, is a highly acclaimed speaker and consultant.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
Finding Your Missionp. 1
Three Elements of a Good Mission Statementp. 3
Eleven False Assumptions about Missionsp. 9
Forming a Sense of Missionp. 23
Who Are You?p. 33
Personalities with a Pastp. 33
The Power of Positive Prophecyp. 38
Finding Your USPp. 41
Looking at Your Gifts--Todayp. 44
Your Passion Is Your Powerp. 49
Creating the Vision Statementp. 71
Sustaining Creative Tensionp. 93
Fulfilling Your Missionp. 101
The Eight Action Steps to Succesp. 103
Case Studiesp. 115
Nehemiahp. 115
Joan of Arcp. 131
Queen Estherp. 140
Josephp. 149
Mosesp. 155
Ruthp. 161
Pitfalls and Potholesp. 169
Case History: Personalp. 211
Meditationsp. 227
Conclusionp. 231
Acknowledgmentsp. 233
Gift Offerp. 235
Indexp. 237
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