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Taking Step to Becoming a Successful Person and Student (1)

Taking Step to Becoming a Successful Person and Student (1)

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1 Taking Step to Becoming a Successful Person and Student Gertrude Payton Gen-200 September 29, 2014 Stephen Burgor University of Phoenix
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3 Taking Step to Becoming a Successful Person and Student The only individual who can determine my success or failure is me. Time management between my education and personal life will be a challenging responsibility as balance is needed. While taking advantage of every opportunity to use various tools and strategies available to help me gain knowledge and understanding in an effective way. I am taking steps to becoming a successful person and student through time management, hard work, determination, perseverance, along with accountability. Returning back to school has made me transition into a learning mode/mentality. The Learning Process The learning process takes time to adjust after being out of school for many years. I know that I can succeed because I am motivated (Ellsworth, 1997). Some concepts and ideas are not always understood by me but I have found that I can begin to understand by reading, doing my assignments, and asking questions. Discouragement sometimes comes to me when things are not going exactly as I would like but I keep trying. This helps me to stay encouraged even in times when I want to quit or give up. I still press ahead and stay positive. This show s that, Although although leadership may come calling without request, more often it comes to those who prepare for it by planning their careers , and by using Six Steps to Your Successful Career Path (Andolsen, 2008). I decided to start planning my career by getting enrolled in school and researching area where I can improvement academically, getting self - enrichment classes or material and inquiring how to gain new skills.
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4 The reason for this is, B b y utilizing the University of Phoenix’s library for books, videos, references, citations, articles, thesis/outline generator, Center for Writing and Math Excellence . I learned they are a very good sources for writing my school assignments/papers.
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