Essay on Personal Statement On Business Career

781 Words Dec 20th, 2015 4 Pages
BA 200 was centered on teaching students how to be successful in business. Throughout the semester I began thinking about what I would want to see in my future business career, keeping in mind my individual strengths and personality. I also read and researched current prosperous companies and their business practices as well as learned what it takes to a be an effective business leader. Throughout the many learning experiences, including workshops, guest speakers, and team research papers, I have learned that in order to succeed in business it is important to have specific goals and develop a clear and thought out plan.
The guest speakers all had different paths to success, some reaching their goals early on while others failed and continued to try again. For example, while Marcus Collins discussed how his first venture as an entrepreneur failed when his record company got demolished by the market, Marcy Fischer talked about how she went to University of Michigan for engineering, got a job at Ford and continued to move up the corporate ladder. While Marcus and Marcy had very different paths to achieve their career goals, they both ended up having a successful career in business. These guest speakers have taught me that there is not one clear road to success. I have learned that even if the plan I create doesn’t work out right away, it doesn’t mean that it never will. Sometimes it takes a bunch of failures for one to achieve their end goal. Furthermore, as we have learned…

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