Importance of Punctuality Essay

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    The Importance of Being on Time: Punctuality In the professional world, punctuality is a very important skill to have. Punctuality is defined as being able to complete a required task or fulfill an obligation before or at a previously designated time. Some examples of punctuality are being on time to class or turning in assignments on time. So what happens when you are not a punctual person? Well if you are always late to your job, never turn in your assignments on time and always procrastinate, you will probably end up getting fired. So basically always be a punctual person. It is not that hard to be punctual. Some good tricks are to have an agenda or calendar, setting your clock forward 5 minutes and always planning to arrive somewhere 10-15 minutes early, just in case. If you have an agenda or calendar, you will always know when things are due at what time and if you need to be somewhere at a specific time. Setting your clock forward 5 minutes makes causes you subconsciously think you are running late even though you know that you set your clock forward. Always planning on being somewhere 10-15 minutes early gives you time for thing in life to…

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    Being on time, or punctual, has always been an important quality in American culture. People who tend to be on time are perceived to be more responsible and organized, whereas those who aren’t always on time tend to be perceived as the opposite. Personally, I agree with the text that describes being on time as being there about five minutes before the intended time of arrival. My mother taught me this tactic and I’ve seen the effects of people who aren’t on time, such as my brothers. In grade…

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    For as long as I can remember, I have had a burning desire to earn my bachelor’s degree, a goal which has been set for countless years. My future goal is to complete my bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in math and English, with the ultimate goal to teach algebra at any level between the seventh and tenth grades. My eighth grade algebra teacher helped me achieve an understanding of algebra that I never knew existed, instilling in me a desire to pass on an understanding of and an excitement…

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    Society dictates an individual’s competence based on various characteristics they posses and exhibit. These characteristics are what allow for an individual to set themselves apart from others. Overall, one’s civility, work ethic, conduct, and time management skills offer an excellent measure of ones merit in the professional setting, educational setting and everyday life. The way we treat one another is an important part of the type of person we are perceived to be. It is also a great way to…

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    What would my employees think? Am I a pushover? Will more complaints occur? In order to avoid these questions and any resulting regret the decision was made based on the regret theory (Plous, 1993 p.101). 3. Compare and contrast your understanding of judgment and/or decision making using these three different theoretical approaches. My understanding of the judgment was based on the surrounding context. The baseline for the behavior of the employee was determined by a reference point,…

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    The Importance of Education in Our Society In our culture today, there is a huge emphasis on education, especially higher education. Society basically says the more educated you are, the better off you are. That is pretty much true if you live by the means of society. The basic idea that education, especially a college education, is something that people should pursue even into their adult years is not by any means a new idea. Every society has specialized individuals who fulfill…

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    When creating a film adaptation of a play, one must confront the various requirements of a new industry. For longer plays one may have to trim dialogue or may have to edit the text to make it more digestible to a more modern audience. Similarly, another aspect would be the director who is essentially a random variable as they all vary from person to person. Directors often face a dilemma while trying decide if they will try to make their work distinct or make few changes to stay true to the…

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    Ferlinghetti’s The World is a Beautiful Place is a literary work with a sense of great sarcasm and satire. While the title suggests that the author holds a rather optimistic and positive view about society and its underlying allure, the actual poem is about the disguised charms of the world through the lens of cynicism. A quick glance at this poem is enough for readers to notice the author’s unique structural choice, and combined with a distinctive poetic pattern, alongside the use of…

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    The Importance of Being Earnest is a play about two young fellows in 19th century England who lead double lives and their lies have in the long run caught up to them as a result of their affection. While it appears to be clear to me that the play is a parody of Victorian ethics and values in the silliness of the characters and the plot, what I discover all the more intriguing is Wilde's utilization of gender role reversal. By having his female characters go up against the parts of men and his…

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    Many works of literature undermine, question, or rebel against aspects of society. The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde is a satirical comedy that undercuts the British aristocracy of Late Victorian England. The novella Heart of Darkness calls into question British colonialism and imperialism. Both works of literature reveal human faults within the English aristocracy and imperialism. The novella Heart of Darkness criticizes imperialism and colonialism through the use of an evil tone…

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