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    Friday, January 27, 2006

    Confession

    Forgive me, reader, for I have sinned. Against the cynicism of the blogosphere. Against its unwritten Mission Statement and Constitution. Here goes:

    As disgusted as I am by this article about families writing Mission Statements, I think it might not be such a bad idea.

    Yes, rich people do it, but it still might not be a bad idea. Yes, the only people in the world who do it are that weird group of sickos that NYT's Style section manages to cover in exclusivity, but it still might not be a bad idea.

    2 Comments:

    Blogger Omnipotent Poobah said...

    I don't know, I don't even belive that companies should do it. I've never seen one that made sense.

    7:12 PM  
    Blogger EL said...

    Despite my initial skepticism, I've actually seen them work sometimes, when they're not so vague and abstract and buzzwordy that you can't figure out what the hell they're saying. And I'd say that description unfortunately, as you say, applies to 90% of this stuff.

    10:18 AM  

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