Mantra, Mission Statement, Purpose - One Sentence

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Mantra, Mission Statement, Purpose - One Sentence

  1. 1. 1sentenceWhat’s yours?<br />
  2. 2. In 1962, Clare Boothe Luce, one of the first women to serve in the U.S. Congress, offered some advice to President John F. Kennedy.<br />
  3. 3. Luce feared that Kennedy’s attention was so splintered among different priorities that his message was becoming a<br />muddled paragraph.<br />
  4. 4. Luce told Kennedy …“A great man is one sentence.”<br />
  5. 5. as a legacy<br />1sentence<br />
  6. 6. “Lives of great men all remind uswe can make our lives sublime.And departing, leave behind usfootprints in the sands of time.”Henry Wadsworth Longfellow<br />
  7. 7. Lincoln’s sentence<br />He preserved the Union and <br />freed the slaves.<br />
  8. 8. Roosevelt’s sentence:<br />He lifted us out of a great depression and helped us win a world war.<br />
  9. 9. Mother Teresa’s sentence:<br />She put others first.<br />
  10. 10. your Legacy<br />You don’t get to write it Others willThey will have the benefit of hindsightThey won’t have all the facts<br />
  11. 11. but...<br />
  12. 12. you can InfluenceIt’s your voice Articulate your message Live it - mantra Stay on track - reflection<br />
  13. 13. as the message<br />1sentence<br />
  14. 14. 1sentenceChallenge<br />“Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.”<br />
  15. 15. 1sentenceFocus<br />“It’s the economy, stupid!”<br />
  16. 16. 1sentenceGoal<br />“A computer on every desk and in<br /> every home.”<br />
  17. 17. 1sentence Theme<br />“Be the change you wish to see<br /> in the world.”<br />
  18. 18. your Message<br />Define the end stateIdentify actionPick a side<br />
  19. 19. remember...<br />
  20. 20. your AccountableIt’s your wordsHave a plan You have to deliver Maintain focus<br />
  21. 21. as a mantra<br />1sentence<br />
  22. 22. man·tra [man-trah]-nounA sacred verbal formula repeated in prayer, meditation, or incantation, such as an invocation of a god, a magic spell, or a syllable or portion of scripture containing mystical potentialities.<br />
  23. 23. the Corporate Mantra<br />Starbucks: Rewarding everyday moments.<br />Nike: Authentic athletic performance.<br />
  24. 24. the Personal Mantra<br />“Don’t write a mission statement,<br />write a mantra.” Guy Kawasaki<br />
  25. 25. “The key is to capture youressence in just a few words. This helps remind you of your cause and reinforce it with your actions.”Guy Kawasaki <br />
  26. 26. 1sentence in Practice <br />“Empower entrepreneurs”<br />
  27. 27. it’s about You.<br />Your mantra reflects your Core value.<br />
  28. 28. be Honest<br />It’s for you, not othersReflect your valuesReflect your passion<br />
  29. 29. identify...<br />
  30. 30. your Roles<br />Boss<br /> Daughter<br />Citizen<br />Employee<br />Son<br />Father<br />Student<br />Husband<br />Mentor<br /> Brother<br />Friend<br />Wife<br />
  31. 31. reflection<br />1sentence<br />
  32. 32. “Even if you are on the right track you will still get run over if you just sit there.”Will Rogers<br />
  33. 33. benchmark<br /> Search for examplesDon’t stop learningMaintain your passionSelf assess<br />
  34. 34. 1sentence Passion<br />Find those who stay true to the<br /> course they set.<br />
  35. 35. 1sentence Fail<br />“Three great forces rule the world: stupidity, fear, and greed.” Albert Einstein<br />
  36. 36. 1sentence in Practice<br />“A great man is 1sentence.”<br />
  37. 37. 1sentenceWhat’s yours?<br />
  38. 38. 1sentence photo credits<br />www.flickr.com/photos/nasacommons/4479014045/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/cmdurham/4041906378/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/27089900@N00/2894396318/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/dearharry/501772916/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/zatletic/3418273478/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/27264397@N02/2546838226/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/bostontea/2317997236/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/delineated/215598165/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/nyclovesnyc/4482542957/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/rudelovers/65007512/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/kwelinow/3370286641/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/koke/2086836822/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/dcdead/4827050866/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/marzipanguy/1409687752/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/taigan/4678301251/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/jim_darling/4694447273/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/bookstreet/4214925582/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/forallofus/2114890525/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/wctschumy/153309972/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/nasacommons/4479014045/<br />

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