Essay Business Notes

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2/4 Business
Peers- people your own age
Responsibility- something you are expected to do or that you must accomplish
Role- the way in which you behave in a specific situation
Unique- one of a kind
Stage of Life- how old you are
Rule- a written or unwritten statement about how something is supposed to be done
Well-Being- the feeling and understanding that everything is going right in your life
Goal- a plan to obtain something
Motivator- something that can encourage you to set `goals and make decisions that will lead to your happiness and well-being
Need- something you cannot live without
Want- something you desire
Physical Needs- basic items all people need to survive, such as food, water, shelter, and clothing
Psychological Needs- things that affect the way you think and feel, and which vary from person to person
Influence- something that affects the way you think and act
Monetary Value- the dollars and cents cost of something of importance
Personal Values- thoughts, ideas, and actions that are important to you
Sentimental Value- the emotional or personal reason that something is important to you
Standards- guidelines for whether or not something meets your expectations
Value- something that is important to you
Instrumental Value- being important for acquiring something else
Moral Values- helps us judge behavior based on what we think is right compared to what we think is wrong
Intrinsic Value- being important in and of itself
Ethics- set of beliefs about what is right and what is wrong
Flexible Standards- standards that you can adapt to different situations
Tolerant- willing to consider the opinion of others
Resources- things you use to get something else; a source of help or information
Human Resources- resources that people provide such as knowledge, talent, and time; which things cannot provide
Non-Human Resources- things such as money and possessions
Community Resources- services that the government provides, such as public parks, public schools, libraries, and police and fire departments
Natural Resources- things that exist in nature and are available for everyone, including air, water, wildlife, minerals, and plants
Technological Resources- things such as computers, software, and medical equipment that automate tasks and allow us to execute functions quickly and accurately

Renewable Resources- natural resources that can be recreated in unlimited quantities such as air and sunlight
Non-Renewable Resources- natural resources that are available on limited quantities and may be used up one day
3/11 Chapter 3- Building Your Character
Self-Concept- the way you see yourself that takes into account your physical appearance, your abilities, beliefs, values, and feelings; and the way you think other people see you
Self-Esteem- the pride you feel for yourself
Self-Awareness- sense of self
Body Image- the opinion you have of your physical appearance
Character- personal qualities or traits that make you unique
Virtues- positive character qualities that make you feel good about yourself and contribute to your well-being
Emulate- copy in a respectful manner
Positive Character Qualities- enthusiasm, thoughtfulness, compassion, trustworthiness, tolerance, and kindness
Negative Character Qualities- laziness, indifference, dishonesty, intolerance, meanness, and stubbornness
Attitude- the way you think, feel or behave, particularly when you are with other people Positive Attitude- when your personal view is happy, confident, and satisfied
Reputation- the way your peers see you; usually based on the personal character traits they think you have
Cultural Diversity- when people of many cultures live together
Culture- the attitudes, values, and behavior that are common to a particular group of people
Biases- opinions based on something you think you know instead of on the truth
Generalization- assigning one character trait to an entire culture
Generational Culture- a group of people of similar ages who