You say that like it’s a bad thing.
Three weeks ago, we had a free health screening at work afterwhich I signed up for a more comprehensive check which included drawing blood, fasting, two trips to the loo etc. Once the labwork was done, I went to one of the affiliated clinics for the lowdown- basically I am overweight (bad), do not have diabetes (excellent!), and… am mission oriented.
Wait do I hear an accusatory tone?
What happened was the doctor asked how I feel so I told him I feel great except I have trouble sleeping after school cos I need to wind down before I fall asleep. This was when he started his spiel about my generation… “chase material wealth”… “mission oriented”.
I stared at him (chase material wealth?!?) but let the moment pass. I’ve never thought of myself as being mission oriented, but if it means that I am resourceful, strategic, open to feedback, and never satisfied with the status quo, then… compliment accepted!