My Personal Goals Essay
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As a child and even as a teenager one tends to make dreams and set goals for life. On occasion these goals are far stretched and sometimes even fairy-tale like, we tend to see life through a rose-colored glass, not taking into account the many sidetracks life throws our way. At that stage in life our goals tend to be less focused and somewhat unreachable. However, the process of growing up, or maturing, tends organized and center our goals, we learn to make compromises and set goals for our goals. There are different types of goals, short term and long term. I have learned to separate the many goals I have into three main categories: family, professional and personal.
First, my family goals include how I see myself and how I see my…show more content…
I have planned monthly individual date nights with my children, so that they can have my undivided attention for a certain period of time.
The second family short term goal takes into account my marriage. In order to raise happy and healthy children, a happy and healthy relationship with one’s spouse is paramount. In order to achieve this goal my husband and I have decided to also dedicate more time for the two of us. For the next year we have made an agreement to take at least one vacation together, so that we may increase the bond that brought us together. We have also decided that for the next three year we will spend Holidays as a family so that we may create our own family traditions, we will do whatever is in our power to spend Holidays together, that includes not working or making other plans with the rest of our immediate families.
On many occasions my personal goals have come before my professional aspirations. A career in the medical field has always been something I have looked forward to. As a child I wanted and dreamed of being a doctor, however due to the choices I made in life and the priorities that I had not thought of, I have come to realize that my childhood dream may not come true. Yet, I was able to compromise and make short and long term goals that will lead me into a career in the medical field. My long term goal is to enter the medical field world and be a respected contributor to it. I want to be able to help others in the time of need. In
Personal Goals Essays
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Personal Goals I want to Achieve as a University of Phoenix Student
With a degree from the University of Phoenix, I will rule the world! The worlds that I will rule are my own internal and external ones. These worlds consist of paper, development of personal skills, satisfaction and achievement, titles, and specialized knowledge. My goals are personal, family-oriented, business-related, or just plain selfish.
The receipt of a diploma is something that I perceive as slightly superficial. Obtaining this piece of paper, which will hang on my office wall, is an external, visual symbol that represents a base of knowledge to others regardless of whether or not that base of knowledge is applicable or implemented. In addition, the receipt of…show more content…
I will achieve personal satisfaction by simply knowing that I have completed what I started many, many years ago. I am not, nor have ever been a quitter and will always (regardless of time) finish what I start. I will fulfill a sense of achievement because I will have crossed the finish line. The process, like a race, is not easy but enduring the pain is worth the end result. Another personal goal tied into achievement would be that my daughter would see that I pursued my commitment to the very end. She will be able to learn by example not empty words.
The advancement of my career is a continuous personal goal. Without the benefit of a complete formal education, I have moved up the corporate ladder swiftly and adeptly; having started as an Administrative Assistant and now retain the title of Program Manager and responsible for over 1M in contracts and a team of 15. Within the company’s organization, there are the Owners and Executive Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents (VPs), then Program Managers. There are currently no written rules or guidelines as to what an individual has to have or do to move up in the organization but I know that obtaining my degree in business management will put me at an even level with the existing VPs allowing me to be promoted without consternation.
My ultimate personal goal, after receiving my bachelor’s degree, is to pursue a Master’s Degree in Tourism