My attempt at developing a mission for my life an career

Why a mission statement

Reading this book: "So Good they can't ignore you" by Cal Newport

True happiness is derived from work that is meaningful to you To have a mission is to have a unifying focus for your career. It's more general than a specific job and can span multiple positions. It is the answer to the question: What should I do with my life?


  • one must build up "career capital" by mastering rare and valuable skills

Where do I stand? Do I have career capital to cash on?

  • Peers, colleagues have always described me as articulate: I can express clearly and unambiguously what is on my mind
  • I'm able to challenge politely and handle a difference of opinion