Children never notice the things parents do for them, or consciously appreciate it. I knew my father was a hardworking man, but I didn't really appreciate his sacrifices. I simply just asked him for things, and he simply gifted me with the things I wanted. As I grew older I began to understand such things as bills, responsibilities, and sacrifices. I was woken up by my father at four in the morning. I was 11 years old. My father thought I was a bit wise and sucked information in like a sponge, and aimed to keep his words incessantly playing in my mind whenever I approached challenges. He began talking to me about his experiences in Honduras; his daily routines: Waking up at six in the morning to walk two miles to retrieve firewood for the cooking, carrying two heavy jugs of water from the river four miles in another direction so that his mother can have fresh water to cook, bathe, and drink from, going to school in the mornings, and finally working in the evenings to bring some money back to his mother. These daily obligations were a hassle for him. He drove me to his job in New Jersey; a grey place to be. I could only imagine the sacrifices my father, alone, had to make in order to keep his family happy. He told me, "I've gone so far, just so that you can aim farther. I've sacrificed so much so that you can have the opportunities you do. I do this everyday because it is my passion to see you, your sister, and your mother happy. Follow your passions and you will be as happy…
May 28, 2013
Writing Is A Passion
After years and years of school, thirteen years to be exact, I have noticed that reading and writing have always been my strongest subjects. I am fortunate enough to have the ability to have an open-mindset, which helps ideas come to mind extremely fast. Writing has become my passion, through writing, you can easily tell what kind of person someone is, from the way they format their paper, to the grammar used to complete…
Sins and Ambition
The Salem witchcraft trials illuminate a great human campaign to rid society of the wicked devil and his sinful messengers. However nobly intended, these trials create an era of fear and hysteria, generating an outlet for the evil persons of Salem to raise their reputations at the expense of the good. In effect, it becomes apparent that the accusers do not possess a power to prove another of a "Satanic alliance", but rather branch their motivations from ambition, a theory probed…
attended film premiere’s and find my determination towards the franchise can reflect on my determination for this subject.
Media is a huge part of both my academic and personal life and I truly feel that this course would help me in my future career ambitions in the media world.…
Elections and Political Parties
Women’s Ambition to Run
In April of 2014, Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, became pregnant with her first child. In many now infamous interviews, Hillary Clinton, a tour de force in the political world, was asked if her future grandchild would influence her decisions to run for president in 2016, implying that it might be difficult to be both a good grandmother and a presidential…
Leadership in Global Organizations
Passion Profile Assessment
One of the most fundamental and key components of personal growth and development in all settings, educational, professional, personal and the like of require individuals to take an inward look at themselves and to identify key aspects of what they are passionate about and what topics interest them. Through careful examination of self; one can gain deeper knowledge into better understanding who they are…
MacBeth Literary Essay
Ambition is usually what drives most towards success, however, in Shakespeare’s
MacBeth, it is was leads MacBeth towards his downfall. Ambition is a quality which
many crave, though it is shown through MacBeth that it is not always a positive
attribute. He proves that ambition was a major component in his demise.
MacBeth had made it very easy for the witches to help destroy him. The witches
had fed off of his own ambition to make it effortless for them to help in MacBeth’s…
determination, work ethic, and ambition. Taking advantage of educational opportunities to enhance your potential can never be discounted. However, you can’t rely solely on what you have learned to get you to the place you want to be in life. Anthony Trollope, an 18th century novelist said, “It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise, and the cause of all improvement.”
A person without ambition in life is like a ship…
new skills, or advancing their careers?
In this article we'll explore strategies and tips that you can use when managing and motivating people with low ambition. We'll look at various scenarios, and we'll cover management and motivational strategies that you can use with these people.
Defining "Low Ambition"
When we use the term "low ambition" in this article, we're using the term in a broad sense. We don't necessarily mean that these people aren't ambitious - just that they don't wish to learn…
A Life Of Passion
“Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all” (Alfred Lord Tennyson In Memoriam: 27, 1850:). This quote is talking about how important it is to have experienced love. Even if it brings pain in the end, the love that is felt for another person is an amazing experience and something that can never be duplicated. In the novel The Passion by Jeanette Winterson Henri and Villanelle are both passionate characters…