Essay on How Personal Responsibility Will Lead to My Success

1079 Words Feb 17th, 2012 5 Pages
How Personal Responsibility Will Lead to My Success

Personal responsibility means to me holding yourself accountable for not only the successes in your life but also your downfalls. If a person can do this they will not only be successful in their education but in their careers and life in general. Even though some people who lack personal responsibility do just fine in life, personal responsibility will lead to my success in and beyond school because it gives me the confidence to succeed, and will lead to a better life for my family and me.
Now as to my approach for this paper I am writing this essay according to The Descriptive Essay (2011), "The descriptive essay is a genre of essay that asks the student to describe an object,
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This is where a person’s personal ethics and morals come into play. A person who is willing to make the correct ethical decisions and has the morals that supports those decisions is more likely to be personally responsible. It is those who are willing to sacrifice their morals and make unethical decisions that skate by in life, not only in an academic sense, but in their professional careers. Some of them may succeed but from personal experience those people in eventually hit the proverbial brick wall. Their unethical decisions eventually catch up to them and will either lose what they have gained or get stuck in the same mundane job with no advancement opportunities. As for being able to incorporate effective strategies to be successful as a student I believe the big thing I need to do is start setting short-term goals. In being able to set and follow through on my short-term goals I will be able to combat the issues I have with procrastination and succeed in school. To start off with these short-term goals will be weekly. I believe that giving myself small yet completely attainable weekly goals I will be able to succeed in any class I am in. It will require some work on my part but I believe in the end success won’t just be a goal I’m working towards but will be an accomplishment in both my academic and professional careers. To summarize I have come to the conclusion that if I wish to provide a better

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