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Personal Responsibility Essay

  • Submitted by: Prettyinpink2
  • on March 31, 2014
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Length: 405 words

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Personal Responsibility and You


Robin McBride


GEN/200 - FOUNDATIONS FOR GENERAL EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS

March 31, 2014
Kelly Allen

Personal Responsibility and You

    Personal responsibility means to take responsibility for your actions and to accept the consequences that come from those actions. There are several reasons why one should be responsible academically. If you are not responsible you could fail and it could also affect others, if you are part of a team. If you take responsibility and accept what is, then you can succeed.
Failing
    Failing is one of the major consequences of not being responsible academically. There are several causes for failure in college. Some of them include: letting other activities get in the way, understanding the amount of work that is required of you, and failure to assume any responsibilities.   (Causes of Failure in College)
Team Work
      If you are in a team and are not doing your part, then that affects the outcome of the teams work, and possibly even the team’s grade. You must be attentive and stay on track of the tasks that are to be completed by you and what tasks you are needed in when collaborating with your team.
Success
      Being a successful student means that you have taken responsibility and have done what is expected of you. You turned that assignment in on time, and went to class every day. You were mentally and physically present.   "Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility . . . . In the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have is the ability to take on responsibility.” — Michael Korda (Leadership Now)
Conclusion
In conclusion, you can see that personal responsibility is not something that you should take lightly. If you are serious in your academic affairs, then you will assume responsibility for your actions, and you will accept the consequences, whether good or bad. You will not let social activities get in the way of...

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