84 Words Weird Al Mocks in "Mission Statement"

Weird Al, the parody-loving singer-songwriter (and my new personal hero) just released a new album. On it, he has a song called "Mission Statement" which mocks the jargon-filled buzzwords that are too common in business today.

Check out the video:

Here's a list of the words he includes. Take a peek and ask yourself how likely your mission statement is to be mocked. 

If you find yourself on the receiving end of the joke, don't worry. You can read posts about how to make your mission statement better herehereherehere, and here

  1. achieving
  2. administrate
  3. advance
  4. assets
  5. awareness
  6. best of breed
  7. bleeding-edge
  8. brand 
  9. business
  10. capitalized
  11. chain
  12. change
  13. client-centric
  14. commitment
  15. company
  16. competencies
  17. core
  18. corporate
  19. cross-platform
  20. customer
  21. day-to-day
  22. deliverables
  23. distill
  24. diversity
  25. downsized
  26. effectively
  27. efficiently
  28. enhancing
  29. exceptional
  30. experience
  31. functionality
  32. fundamentals
  33. gaining
  34. globalization
  35. grow
  36. holistically
  37. identity
  38. incentivized
  39. infrastructure
  40. innovation
  41. integration
  42. invest
  43. leverage
  44. management
  45. marketplace
  46. methodology
  47. mission-critical
  48. monetize
  49. networking
  50. next-generation
  51. operationalize
  52. overseeing
  53. paradigm
  54. philosophy
  55. proactively
  56. promoting
  57. proven
  58. providing
  59. purple-poster-flexible-solutions
  60. quality
  61. reputation
  62. resources
  63. robust
  64. scalable
  65. seamless
  66. share
  67. services
  68. shift
  69. solutions
  70. strategies
  71. strong
  72. succeed
  73. supply
  74. synergy
  75. technology
  76. traction
  77. trajectory
  78. transitioning
  79. value-added
  80. viability
  81. vis-à-vis
  82. visualize
  83. will
  84. world-class