Leading Self

Strong self-awareness, mindfulness, and social fluency serve as a foundation for effective leadership. With a sophisticated understanding of self and the way you relate to others in the workplace, you can take a positive next step in your career to enrich and strengthen the social sector. Developing your professional relationships, interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate effectively is critical to finding success in future leadership positions.

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Personal Values, Strengths, and Culture

Create A Personal Mission Statement

An organization will create a powerful and compelling mission statement to guide all of its efforts, but it is equally important for you as an emerging leader to take a step back and understand what personally and professionally drives you to do your best work every day. A personal mission statement will allow you to hone your leadership style, motivate decisions based on your unique talents, and give you permission to say no to opportunities that do not align.

Imperative’s tool combines academic research with career coaching to help you discover your “purpose pattern.” Learn more about Imperative’s resources on purpose in the workforce.


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Personal Mission Statements of 5 Famous CEOs
(And Why You Should Write One Too).

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Seven steps towards a personal statement

Follow Dr. Julie Connor’s seven steps to writing a personal statement.

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15 Questions to Discover Your Personal Mission

This short list of questions can help you develop your personal mission statement.

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