motivation - determination theory. I push myself harder...

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My motivation for attend school is my daughter. I want to be a good example for her. I want her to finish college right after high school and I did not want her to come back to me and say “why do I have to finish school when you didn’t”. I knew that I had to set a better example for her. I do not want her to have to go through life and struggle the way that me and her father has had to struggle. I want her to see what getting and education can do for her. By the time she is old enough to understand I plan on having my master’s degree and live the American dream (own my house, two nice cars ect…). Generally, I am motived to do what most would say I will not be able to do. No one thought that I would be able to work full time, go to school and still perform well at work and home. Granted something’s suffer, like the laundry. I guess you can say I follow the self-
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Unformatted text preview: determination theory. I push myself harder than anyone else. I do not strive to be perfect, but I am determined to be the best that I can be. When I am feeling low and about to give up, I think about my daughter and my mother. My mother was so happy when she found out I was back in school. I am saddened to say that she passes way before I finished my degree. I know that she is up in heaven smiling down on me and happy to see that I am still working on it. I look forward to the day when I can walk across that stage and hold up my degree to show her that I did it. When I think of both my daughter and my mother, this is all I need to stay motivated. I sometime also think of the job possibilities that will come my way with this degree. Money is also a good motivator for me....
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course BUS LEG 10 taught by Professor jones during the Spring '12 term at Strayer.

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