iStock_000005932499success-puzzel-piecel1The Mission Statement Game

Time: 15 minutes to several hours

Purpose: To create focus, passion, and group buy-in

  • Participants: All age groups
  • Materials needed: Pens, paper



Instructions: Each person finishes the sentence, “My vision of a team that works is …”

The entire team now creates one statement or visual that represents the total of these vision statements.

Desired outcome: The team finds commonality of purpose and is more willing to combine their thoughts for strategic planning initiatives.

Our thanks to Tony Lacertosa for contributing this exercise.