To affect our generation today you have to be, in a way, powerful. You have to have the power to grab the audience’s attention and keep it for a very long time, keep us interested and intrigued. You have to own your style and really make a name for yourself. Many artists have these aspects now. But the artist who draws everyone’s attention, everyone has heard of and makes many want to constantly be listening to her and be like her, someone who is a key element of my generation has to be Lady Gaga.
I began singing at the age of 6. My mother would play all her old music and listen to me learn it all on my own. I have yet to go a day without singing along to a song I love. Listening to music is also a definite must. When I wake up, I need to hook my iPod up to my stereo and blast my music.
I think going to college will be a big step and major accomplishment in my life because it marks the start of a new beginning. College is going to teach me life skills that are needed to purse in my career and my future as an educator. Unlike high school, college teaches and helps strengthen skills in order to survive the college life and the world itself. College is the main teacher for skills such as time management, discipline, responsibility, etc. I think college will help me to not depend on others, but to rely on myself.
After four to six years of studying, working, and sacrificing, the rest of my life will be a breeze. I'll will be working my dream career, instead of working at a miserable, dead-end job. Out of my Immediate family I will be the first to attend college. Which makes me very proud to change the cycle. My primary goal is attending and finishing college.
Think back to when you were in high school - your first relationship, your best friends, all of the fun that you had. For me, these all relate to band. My first boyfriend was a band member and my best friend is in band. Nearly all my friends are musically involved. These are friendships that I may expect to maintain for a lifetime.
The pursuit of new found personal goals lead to the University of Phoenix where I will garner the skills, contacts and confidence to succeed in my chosen career. Pursuit of a Graduate Degree My mother always said that I have a hard time doing things that my heart was not into and she was right! I have attempted to begin my graduate degree three times in the past four years. I would go so far as to register, pay my bill in cash and even purchase my books. Then something would happen that would make me change my mind and withdraw.
I graduated high school twenty-five years ago. Since then, I have raised a family and bounced from job to job. A college education is important to me because I have finally matured enough to complete my education and fulfill my dream of becoming a college graduate. In order to succeed in college, it takes dedication, discipline, and structure. Throughout my lifetime, I have always struggled with these.
A two- or four- year college degree is becoming more and more important to unlocking doors to economic and educational opportunity in America today. But in order for college to become an reality, a student and his parents must have a plan that will lead the student to success in High School and any other schools before hand. Having a plan, knowing how much you must and can do to get to your goal of going to college will make it much easier and will give you the knowledge and skills required to get to college. Since the world is quickly advancing college is becoming more and more of an requirement or necessity to get where you want in life. During the years of college a student will learn a profession(s) that will help them choose a career that will keep them financially stable like everyone would like to be.
At my high school, I have nearly taken every art course that they have to offer. I put pride into my work, always spending countless days and nights to make sure that my projects are at their very best. After I graduate high school, I hope to continue pursuing in art by majoring in animation. From there, I hope to work my way up to an animation position for a movie company. While my goals may seem out of reach at the moment, I know for a fact that I have what it takes to accomplish them.
The Importance of Vision and Goal Setting in Leadership The Importance of Vision and Goal Setting in Leadership Vision and goal setting are two of the most important factors in leadership. It is very important for each and every organization to have a vision of the future. Clark (2004) states, “Good organizations convey a strong vision of where they will be in the future. As a leader, you have to get your people to trust you and be sold on your vision” (p.1.). It is very important for every leader to gain trust from their employees.