Personal Responsibility

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    Personal Responsibility Even though some people never develop strong personal responsibility skills, it is a trait, which is taught by parents and by peers growing up. These skills can determine the outcome of the future and the degree of success. Personal responsibility skills are lacking these days with the high rise of crime, especially with teenagers. Often enough, I hear my children’s friends blaming problems or trouble on other friends or on their parents. This is a direct connection

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    Personal Responsibility Tyrone Norris Gen/200 January 23, 2012 Melody Van Fossen Personal Responsibility Personal responsibility can be broad range of different perspectives when defined. Although, many may look to themselves first to depict their definition of personal responsibility it doesn’t always give it as others may understand it. Personal responsibility is being accountable for your own actions and that no one else is managing your efforts for you. Personal

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    So many things happen in the world today, people fail to take personal responsibility for their actions, and getting a higher education. People have different views on being personally responsible and attending college. Some people ask themselves, what does personal responsibility mean to me, and what is the relationship between being personally responsible and gaining college success? Have a plan of action to practice personal responsibility, while receiving an education. Taking

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    Personal Responsibility with Time Gen200 Personal Responsibility Success in college today is a balancing act of time; without balance between the academic career and a personal life, one will sometimes falter. Most people attending college today have a personal responsibility to a family as well as an academic career. For a person to be successful in college the right balance in both academic and a personal life must be found. Devotion to one without the other can often lead to neglect

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    Personal Responsibility Tim Sisson GEN 200 March 24, 2012 Virginia Mapes Personal Responsibility What is Personal Responsibility? Personal responsibility is defined by Merriam-Webster (2012), as: “Responsibility: the quality or state of being responsible; as moral, legal or mental accountability.” This definition can take on many annotations. It is my opinion in regards to this paper that Personal Responsibility is what makes up a person’s ‘moral fiber’. It is the ability to make

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    Personal Responsibility and College Success Johnnelle Gamble Gen/200 July 9 2012 Tyra Barnes-Ammarah Personal Responsibility and College Success In order to fully be successful in college it’s highly important that the students obtain an attitude of personal responsibility. When an individual finally accepts personal responsibility for their actions, is when they have matured into the adult stage. Personal responsibility is highly important for college students and their success

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    Personal Responsibility Shanna Baker GEN200 May 17, 2012 Personal Responsibility Personal responsibility is a factor in everything I do in my life. I have to take that personal responsibility when it comes to taking care of my home, my children, as well as myself. Personal responsibility affects many aspects of life and without personal responsibility my life would be chaos. Taking personal responsibility for my education is extremely important because failure is not an option for me

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    Personal responsibility is creating the foundation of ones whole ora. Responsibility is something you learn to do on your own. You must yearn for it. No one can make it happen for you. It requires a lot of patience and effort and for many, does not happen over night. The individual must know their own interest, strengths, weaknesses, goals and remain focused from the manipulation of the perspectives of others. Depending on what you decide can lead you on a road to success or failure, but it

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    Personal Responsibility The dictionary defines responsibility as an obligation to carry forward an assigned task to a successful conclusion. The quality or state of being responsible: as moral, legal, reliable, trustworthy, and mentally accountable. Personal responsibility is the willingness to both accept the importance of standards that society establishes for individual behavior and to make strenuous personal efforts to live by those standards. Personal responsibility is a life time

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    Personal Responsibility This essay will explain the difference and the relationship in personal responsibility and college success. It will also explain some examples of personal responsibilities and college success. At the end it will include a plan to practice personal responsibilities that will lead to college success. Personal Responsibility is when a student is being held responsible for everything they do like their job, finances, relationships, school, and family. As

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    Personal Responsibility Marassa Crawford GEN/200 Foundations for General Education and Professional Success Missie Usry Taking Personal Responsibility Should it no longer be my personal responsibility to complete a task, once an obstacle or challenge has prevented it from happening? Should I not take personal responsibility for my decisions and actions, or blame someone else and make excuses for something I did not complete? Once I have accepted to complete a specific task or goal, it

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    Personal Responsibility Renae Kimball Personal Responsibility Sometimes, it is easier to let someone else make decisions, but everyone will come to a moment in their lives when they need to be the one to take control. When this moment happens, the person who makes the choices and decisions will establish a level of personal responsibility. I plan to discuss what person responsibility means, how I apply personal responsibility to life and my college experience, and I will show a plan to

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    Personal Responsibility Sheronda Guy Gen/200 Foundations for General Education and Professional Success September 17, 2012 Jeremy Vencel Personal responsibility is the characteristic of accepting complete responsibility for your actions, while acknowledging the possible consequences that those actions may have on others and your academic career. It is the understanding that what you do impacts your overall personal success. There is a direct relation between personal responsibility and

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    Personal Responsibility Personal responsibility to me means taking credit, whether it be good or bad, for your own actions. Learning personal responsibility is what takes many time to understand. Personal responsibility and college success go hand in hand. College Success For many taking the leap into college is a scary and unknown path. For some of us we may be the first to attend college in our family. Personal responsibility means taking care of all tasks assigned to me in a timely

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    Personal responsibility can also be referred to as "accountability," which is defined by Merriam-Webster as "the quality or state of being accountable; especially : an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one's actions." This should generally be taken to mean that, to be accountable for oneself, one would admit to one's mistakes, make an attempt to make those mistakes right, and live in a way that does not harm others whenever possible. Fritz Perls, the father

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    Personal Responsibility Students Name University of Phoenix GEN/200 - FOUNDATIONS FOR GENERAL EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS PA11BSB08 Professors Name January 3rd, 2013 Introduction The key to a successful future starts with being accountable for one’s own actions. And to obtain that key, it is necessary to have an understanding of what it means to be personally responsible

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    Personal Responsibility Robert Sternberg, Thomas Edison, and the Wright brothers all have one thing in common, they all failed numerous of times before becoming one of the most powerful and influential men in history. Before Robert Sternberg became one of the most recognized men in psychology, he received a “C” in his college psychology class and discouragement from his instructor. Thomas Edison made numerous unsuccessful attempts before finally inventing the light bulb. Years of hard work

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    Is that my Responsibility? Mickey Shorts GEN 200 June 17, 2013 Frank Marino Is that my Responsibility? Ron Haskins writing for the bookings institute defines personal responsibility as the willingness to both accept the importance of standards that society establishes for individual behavior and to make strenuous personal efforts to live by those standards. “We must

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    Personal Responsibility: The Decision is Ours GEN200 Personal Responsibility: The Decision is Ours * Personal responsibility is self reflection of how we see ourselves, our responsibilities and how we want to represent that to everyone that we meet. When we are in public we are saying “this is who we are”. It is what drives us to do what we do and helps to keep us on track with our lives and our goals. It prevents us from taking the wrong fork in the road, so to speak. Personal

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    Personal responsibility is essential in everyday life. Strong personal responsibility is essential to academic success. Most people think that personal responsibility is needed only in making the grade in high task/high output jobs. This is a true statement! People need to have the fortitude to complete our jobs, manage our money, and organize our lives. As we embark in higher education, especially an online environment, it is essential that we possess a higher level of personal

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    Personal Responsibility Stephen Helena Gen 200 07/11/13 Mr. Hutcherson Personal Responsibility Results that are good and bad are the byproduct of decisions made at critical junctions in time. The word accountability is one of those haunting words that looms when errant decisions find their way into moments of decision making weakness. Patterns of thought are what guide day to day decisions and help form productive habits. The

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    The definition of personal responsibility is not one you can just look up in a dictionary and expect to find, but there is no denying a clear definition does exist. Personal Responsibility is taking responsibility for your actions, accepting the consequences that come from those actions and understanding that what you do impacts those around you. In order to be successful in anything in life it is important to understand this definition and live by it. More specifically when it comes to

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    Personal Responsibility GEN/200 Personal Responsibility Personal responsibility is having the disposition to accept the consequences to my actions. It is a choice that can extremely affect my life. I chose to be responsible and accept the consequences to my actions, learn from my experiences, maintain a positive attitude and be willing to change and work hard in order to significantly improve my life. Accordingly, allowing me to have career success. Relationship In reality, becoming a

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    Personal Responsibility GEN/200 Personal Responsibility “The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that even though 12.5 million Americans are searching for work, there are 3.5 million jobs that remain unfilled, largely due to a lack of skilled workers” (Umehira, 2012, p. 2). Seeking higher education is the responsibility of any student; it is the individual’s accountability to maintain their resiliency to live up to the monumental tasks of achieves academic success. College students

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    Personal Responsibility Personal responsibility is understanding that to be successful, one must know when to hold em’ and when to fold em’. Every decision that a person makes is a direct result of the amount of responsibility they take for their actions. It is the link between the quality, quantity and timeliness of your work. Being prepared to start a task and following through until it is complete is so important. There are times however, when one might blame outside influences for the

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    Personal Responsibility Courtney Cerniglia GEN/200 December 02, 2013 Lisa Foster Personal Responsibility Imagine your life if you did not take any responsibility. You never turn anything in on time, you don’t feed your cat, and you do not wash your socks. You would fail your class, your cat would be hungry, and you would stink. That life would be a chaotic one, so while it may seem difficult to learn personal responsibility, it is most important because the choices you make early

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    1 Personal Responsibility and How It Affects My Life Bonita Stuckey GEN/200 November 26, 2013 Dottie Fiedler 2 Personal Responsibility To acquire personal responsibility effectively, I must hold myself responsible for my own actions. Personal responsibility is accepting the importance of standards that society establishes for individual behavior which includes that includes accomplishing career goals as well as life goals and not blaming family, friends and peers for our

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    Phiebie Hutchins Personal Responsibility Thesis Personal responsibility is something that affects everyone in some sort of way; it is a very important factor in who we become. Taking on personal responsibility does not mean everything will come easy or that you have control over things that may happen, it means you can make better choices on how things turn out in your life. As a child, we are dependent upon our parents to hold our hands as we progress into our teens. Sometimes it

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    easy you are mistaken, and I can personally tell you without personal responsibility it is almost impossible to make it through this career. In my opinion, through experiences in my life I have seen the effects of taking responsibility while also witnessing the negative effects of neglecting responsibility. I have been in the fire service for 10 years now, and it takes a lot of dedication and schooling even after 72 hour shifts to survive everything needed to be a firefighter let alone

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    Personal Responsibility Mike Harrington Gen 200 11/3/2013 Alisa Hewitt Personal Responsibility While being personally responsible it makes it possible to complete short and long term goals while attending classes in college. It is up to you as a student to make sound decisions, be organized, keeping yourself mentally and physically healthy as well as managing stress. The most important reason to be personally responsible is that it makes completing the short term and long term goals

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    Personal Responsibility Frank Franklin GEN/200 October 14, 2013 Bonnie Ferguson   Personal responsibility is necessary to function in your work or school environments. Giving in to peer pressure, the moment or the lighter hearted fun can ruin your long run success. Remaining focused, goal oriented and committed to the final result, remaining responsible and properly directed will get the job done. While Some can direct themselves without effort or thought, personal

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    Personal Responsibility Essay Personal Responsibility is seen when one is accountable for her own actions or decisions. While it is easy to blame others and avoid dealing with the consequences of one’s actions, when a person assumes responsibility over a situation they are able to proceed through life with one goal in mind: succeeding. Though there are many factors that can determine my success, if I am able to be honestly accountable for my actions I will prosper. Making mistakes and taking

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    Personal Responsibility is linked to College Success Gen/200 July 1, 2013 Jeremy NeVille Personal Responsibility is linked to College Success As George Washington Carver said, “Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.” (LeadershipNow, n.d.). Although, people are naturally unable to take responsibility, college success is attainable when an individual accepted personal responsibility. With an early behavioral intervention set at a

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    Nothing in life is free; so it is your personal responsibility to do all you in order to accomplish what you want in life. I believe that if you want something badly enough in your life, you have to work hard and dedicate yourself to your personal responsibilities. Your personal responsibilities involve setting goals and priorities as well as using time management wisely. Part of your personal responsibility is to set goals. You need short term goals as well as long term goals. Then it

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    Personal Responsibility Personal responsibility means to take the initiative in life and also education. To be able to have personal responsibility one must have a plan to execute what is to be achieved. Everyone may see personal responsibility differently by taking the initiative may lead to success on college and life with many benefits. The dictionary describes the word initiative as, an introductory act or step; leading action. Meaning the first step, personal responsibility is a step

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    ------------------------------------------------- University of Phoenix Material Thesis Statement and Informal Rough Draft Personal Responsibility in Life Rough Draft: According to Merriam-Webster (2014), Personal responsibility can be defined as taking responsibility for one’s actions, including accepting the consequences that come from those actions and understanding that what you do impacts those around you. Personal responsibility means being aware of my commitments

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    Personal Responsibility Essay Cory Gowin Gen/200 June 2, 2014 Prof. Albert Hernandez Every person in this world has some personal responsibility. Personal responsibility is your ability to achieve something or get something done that is due in a timely manner. Personal responsibility goes hand in hand with college success. Also, you must have a plan to practice personal responsibility in order to be successful in college. The topics we are going to talk about in this essay are just a few

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    Personal Responsibility Carroll D. Randall Jr. Gen/200 03/09/2013 Mrs. Tina Shaw Knowing what personal responsibility means, its correlation to academic success, and how to use it to become a successful student. Personal responsibility means holding yourself accountable for you own actions; in the interest of your life and the direction you are headed. Failure to complete an assignment. By accepting the fact that the assignment was not complete because of your own negligence, is an

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    Outline Introduction Main Body What it means to me Relationship between personal responsibility and college success Preliminary plan to practice personal responsibility Conclusion References Introduction The enthusiasm to admit the significance of values that the society sets for personal behavior is referred to as personal responsibility. It entails making active personal determinations to live by the values. It also means that when any person fails to meet the anticipated

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    Personal Responsibility: A key to Success in all aspects of life Ashley Benard GEN/200 Foundations for General Education and Professional Success 11/4/13 Instructor: Paul Bishop Although everyone does not possess strong personal responsibility skills does not mean that they cannot be successful in life, Personal responsibility is the key to being successful in all aspects of life. Personal responsibility is the key to being successful in all aspects of life. It is evident that

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    Personal Responsibility 1. Personal Responsibility is doing what is meant to be done and fulfilling the commitments that I have made. 2. Relationship between personal responsibility and college success Taking ownership of each class Putting in effort in the class to succeed Showing up for class Having proper class materials (books, pencils, paper etc) 3. Preliminary plan to practice personal responsibility in my education Setting goals On time assignments Studying

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    Personal Responsibility Personal responsibility can go a long way, not only in education, but in everyday life as well. When you are responsible, you get things done in a timely manner. You make sure everything is done correctly, and you do not need to be reminded on a daily basis to do your work. Personal responsibility gets you the education you need, and you do not have to rely on others for the rest of your life. “The willingness to both accept the importance of standards that society

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    Personal Responsibility Christian A. Smith GEN/201 June 30, 2014 Jasmine Rojas Personal Responsibility Personal Responsibility, let’s think about that term for a minute… Done? In a 2009 article from the Brookings Institute titled “The Sequence of Personal Responsibility”, Ron Haskins, a Senior Fellow in Economic Studies writes: “Personal responsibility is the willingness to both accept the importance of standards that society establishes for individual behavior and to make strenuous

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    Personal Responsibility Derrick Grooms GEN/200 February 26, 2014 Robert Lightner Personal Responsibility Ever wonder what it would be like if we lived in a society where citizens where not held responsible for their actions? If we did, we would more than likely live in a society of failed justice, political, and education systems. Fortunately for us, we do live in a society where the majority of our citizens take personal responsibility for their actions. Personal

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    Personal Responsibility: the key to academic success Individuals that are being personally responsible take ownership of their actions and hold themselves accountable for their performance and the decisions they make. There are many factors that contribute to scholastic achievement, but each student has the power and capability to choose his or her own path that will lead to success or failure. Those students that look within and admit they have control of their accomplishments have a greater

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    Personal Responsibility Ashley Jackson Gen/200 September 29, 2014 Bernice Wilson Personal Responsibility Personal responsibility is paramount to success in all aspects of life. According to (Haskins, 2009) the definition of personal responsibility is the willingness to both accept the importance of standards that society establishes for individual behavior and make strenuous personal efforts to live by those standards. Personal responsibility means to me is that it is the paramount

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    Personal Responsibility “Personal responsibility is the willingness to both accept the importance of standards that society establishes for individual behavior and to make strenuous personal efforts to live by those standards,” (Haskins, July 2009). Expanding on Haskins definition, for me Personal Responsibility is one’s personal idea that involves working on our own character and skill development to realize that idea. Personal Responsibility comes in different forms and magnitudes, but the

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    Personal Responsibility What does personal responsibility means to me? Personal responsibility means being responsible for your actions regardless if they are wrong or right. This in turn means not blaming someone else for something you have done. In school, this means doing your own work, turning in assignments on time and working successfully with team members on team assignments. Personal responsibility and college success go hand in hand because it’s up to us as students to do what is

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    Personal Responsibility Deljim Elimy GEN/200 September 23, 2013 Kasey Patterson Personal Responsibility What is personal responsibility? What does it mean to have personal responsibility? How do I practice personal responsibility? These are questions that have boggled the mind of every individual at different stages of their lives. The definition of personal responsibility varies from person-to-person, but the popular meaning focuses on the concept that every action has a consequence

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    Personal Responsibility Dr. Tommy Sickels August 13, 2015 Define Personal Responsibility and What It Means to You Personal responsibility means a variety of issues and ideas and is linked to “every aspect of life” (Personal Responsibility, 2013). Personal responsibility is tied to everything or action taken during the day. It is important to be accountable as well as assuming

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