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A short Guide for writing a Mission Statement

A mission statement is an important part of any organization. That is because it is in the mission statement where its identity and its goals can be found. In other words, it shows what the company is and what it is about in a few short sentences.

Without a mission statement, the organization will float aimlessly without knowing its real purpose. Also, its customers won’t have any idea what it exactly sells or offers.

If you plan on putting up an organization, it is therefore important that you formulate a mission statement along with your business plan before you get any ball rolling. But just how do you write a mission statement? The list below will serve as your guide.


Examples of Mission Statements

According to Forbes, the following questions must be answered in the mission statement.


If you need help figuring out where to begin with your mission statement, here are some examples from large corporations and non-profit organizations.