Even though a casual student can be successful, personal responsibility will increase the odds of achieving success by eliminating distractions and creating a good balance between home and school. Accountability and personal responsibility are like a shield that will protect a student throughout college by eliminating irrelevant distractions. Success is driven by taking upon one’s self the accountability for time management and maintenance of priorities.
Personal responsibility will increase the odds of being successful in all aspects of life above and beyond that of just students. By holding oneself personally responsible, more time is found to do enjoyable hobbies and pastimes while completing the tasks of work, school, and family, while taking pleasure a higher quality of work and pleasure.
Time is the key component of being personally responsible. By avoiding procrastination, instant results will be evident through increased quality of work and reduced stress. Creating a simple to do list and setting completion goals is a great place to start. By setting timelines with goals and target, it is important to include breaks and rewards. Larger goals should be created with target set along the way. This will help to achieve these larger goals. Scheduling time and being specific about priorities will give you a clear path to follow. Every project should have a start and a finish date with pivotal milestones throughout. Without targets (milestones) there is the possibility of misinterpreting the timeline.
You can get more done if you take regular breaks. You can even use the breaks as mini-rewards. This will help to motivate and make projects more enjoyable. It is important to be rewarded upon completion of these goals and targets. By taking these breaks it allows time to clear thoughts and can give greater perspective upon your return. This new perspective will help you are you review your work and look for errors. Without managing time, it is...