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Unformatted text preview: John Carr Ms. Peters IPWS 6 August 2008 My Glass is Half-Full What does goal-orientated mean? Is it the act of having goals or the actual pursuit of completing the goal? I did not know the answer until my parents, Ed and Teresa Carr have struck me with motivation. In my opinion, it is the pursuit, yet I have never been described as goal- orientated. They used to tell me that I can do anything and tell me that I have the greatest amount of potential. My parents have set high standards for me, which keeps me motivated. My father is a very successful man. With a masters degree in computer science he is the main example of the family. In the duration that he was married and my mother was also pregnant he was able to finish his BA at Rutgers at the age of 22 and then continued onto Stevens Graduate School to eventually obtain his masters degree. He now has a near six figure job and does what he loves. Like in the article “In Their Own Words” the author wrote “Heroes and community were important factors in their success,” this refers to all the kids that have an...
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2008 for the course COMP 01100 taught by Professor Peters during the Spring '08 term at Rowan.
- Spring '08