Can you succeed at this goal? Can you get excited about working on this project? Well, those answers may depend more on the mood of your boss than anything else! Consider your attitude and the enthusiasm of your boss if the statement looked something like this: Better Objective Statement 1A: Reduce raw material inventory levels from days average to 23 days average with a maximum of 27 days by August 1, 2012. This project will save $235,000 per year for interest, space, and personnel in support of our corporate goal to improve asset management and ROI.