Chapter 6 :
“Begin with the end in mind” – if you want to achieve something, you need long-term goals and a mission statement.
be clear about your long-term goals. To this end, it can be useful to ask yourself the Funeral Questions: What do I want people to say about me at my funeral?; As what sort of person do I want to be remembered?; For what do I want to be remembered?A person who is clear about what their major, long-term goals are will be able to align them with everything they do.It can therefore be useful to come up with a personal mission statement and write it down. In this mission statement, you set down your personal creed: the basic values and principles you believe in, and the larger goals you want to achieve in your life.