October 4th 2010
Life Vision Paper
How My Characteristics Will Affect My Future
Who am I? For starters my name is Dan. Like everyone else in the world I have many positive and negative characteristics. Three positive characteristics that describe me best would be humorous, caring, and outgoing. Everyone can pinpoint positive characteristics about themselves, but it’s the negative ones that are a little harder. Three negative characteristics that I have are stubbornness, procrastination, and disorganization. I am currently working on changing these negative characteristics and they are something that I need to work on to be successful in my future job.
Humor; it is a popular characteristic that people use to describe themselves. However, I truly believe that I humor people. Not only do my friends tell me I always know how to put a smile on their face, but throughout my family I’m known as the jokester. For example, I used to perform little stand-up comedy performances for my family during holidays. More specifically after Thanksgiving dinner while everyone was filled with food, I’d go into the living room a try to make my family laugh so hard that they’d burst. Also, in the fifth and sixth grade talent show, me and a couple friends did a comedy skit and were very successful. In sixth grade, I was a chef and there was a bunch of ingredients out on the table in front of me. I was blindfolded and my hands were behind my back, so my friend was my hands for the skit. I would call out ingredients for the recipe and my friend who could barely see would put the ingredients in the bowl. As you might have guessed things got a little messy and the crowd loved it. We were voted the best act of the night and received gift cards to Barnes & Nobel (I was disappointed because I’m not the biggest reader). Another characteristic that people tell me I possess is that of outgoingness.
Outgoing; being comfortable in social settings and interactions, and confident in...