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    weaknesses and from those I learned to plan and set goals. I also have a higher expectation for myself now. In the management traits self-assessment, I found out that I like to work alone, is a self-starter, self-reliant, trustworthy, fair, and loyal person and working with others and being able to change are challenging to me. I feel that I can change to like to work with others more by participating, getting myself used to sharing ideas and training myself to talk more and getting engaged with the work. That way, I wouldn’t feel awkward if I were to do group work later on in the future. But changing is hard, you need determination and perseverance in order to be able to change. I like to stick with my habits because I’m comfortable with doing things the way I like to do them. But, I know that if you don’t change, then you wouldn’t progress, may not succeed or may even be a laggard. I think planning out goals and looking at my goals once a week will remind…

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    Do it now and Talk Later! We are given 24 hours in a day, 7 days in a week, and 12 months in a year to get things done. Let’s break that down into minutes! That equals 1,440 minutes per day, 10,080 minutes per week, and 525,600 minutes per calendar year to do what we need to do. When it comes to the term “Do it now and Talk Later”, it simply means just what it says! What are you doing with your time? Are you getting things done? Many of us say that we wish that we had more time, but what…

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    This puts strain on the working poor costing them more money in transportation costs to travel to work. Ehrenreich categorizes this “rent” and “transportation” problem with the poor part of the vicious cycle of poverty in America. She also advocates the issue with public housing and the amount of subsidies being distributed to the poor suggesting that the government has not done enough to provide affordable housing to the poor. The author argues this concept by stating that housing is not…

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    Pleasant Camp Narrative

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    Pleasant Camp, ironically. Since so many people rested there with their equipment unattended before climbing up to Chilkoot pass, many robberies took place, making pleasant camp, not so pleasant. Our next destination was certainly the worst. We loathed the thought of this place ever since we departed from Seattle. It was finally time to climb the Golden Staircase. Not just once, but multiple times, going back and forth. This was because there was no way the donkeys were going to make it…

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    uprising in the controversial conversation involving whether college athletes should be paid to play or not. This has brought about many positive and negative concerns to both sides of the discussion. Some reasons for why players should be paid including how much money the university makes, how disposable the players can be, and how much attention a school can gain for athletes that are preforming on star levels. There are also very compelling reasons as to why they should not be paying college…

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    Getting To Yes Analysis

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    Throughout my life I have had conflict with my family and I always end up on the losing side. Fisher, Ury, and Patton shows three ways of negotiating: soft, hard, and principled negotiation. This principled is the common ground of agreeing for the benefit of both sides and agreeing based on the reasoning not the people behind the reason (pg._____). One specific scenario of my family with conflict is my brother and I arguing over our fathers orders. Using Fisher, Ury, and Patton 's book Getting…

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    I still have that problem. I had learn so much on what to say or not to say while negotiating, the language, body language, and the tone to be a successful and strong negotiator. The hard part is still not knowing what the other negotiator has to say which makes me really nervous. Once the other party is silence it makes me nervous on what there thinking and is stressful. I would like to work on being comfortable negotiate with people I don’t know or in a big crowd, but I want to overcome my…

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    In Getting to Yes by Roger Fisher, William Ury, and Bruce Patton point out that when negotiating, people have an inclination toward positional bargaining. When using this method in negotiations, people argue from their respective positions in favor of their desired outcomes, and the authors suggest that this method does little to reach ideal solutions, is inefficient, and puts relationships at risk. Throughout the book, they provide instructions for using the method they term “Principled…

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    The S-TLC system. The S-TLC system is an initialism representing the terms, Stop, Think, Listen, and Communicate (Abigail & Cahn, 2011). As one of the most common and wield used communication tools, each concept is in a specific order with should be followed in a conflict resolution situation to obtain the best result from this specific method (Abigail & Cahn, 2011). Stop. In this context, stop means to stop the interaction and calm down (Abigail & Cahn, 2011). To stop can mean simply counting…

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    Marsha Norman Marsha Norman’s work shows a raw clarity that exhibits pain in all its various forms, a true to life depiction of the life that goes on around us. Through my research into her work, I have discovered that she is a playwright I truly love, I just hadn’t known it yet. Her talents span different styles of theatre and she creates a resounding truth in her works that reach out and grab the audience by the heart. It is through her skillfully constructed text and heart wrenching…

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