In life we as humans tend to measure ourselves on our work and accomplishments to prove our success. Human nature requires us to aspire to do vast things with our lives and seek out the means to achieve these accomplishments. Sometimes we get sidetracked and steer off course but we use the goals we set for ourselves to try to keep from steering too far. We set goals for ourselves to keep us focused and on a path to attain our aspirations. The goals I have set for myself are to complete my education, enhance my writing skills and obtain a career in accounting. By reaching these goals, it will improve my educational background and allow me to have the necessary skills to compete and promote over others in my career field. Completing my Education
Today's job market is becoming increasingly harder to find employment without a degree. In most cases having a bachelor's degree will allow for the chance to earn more money, and the possibilities of being promoted are greater than those without a degree. For years I procrastinated returning to school in the hopes I would find a job which would afford me the same benefits as someone with a college education. When I was single I was only responsible for the well-being and needs of myself. Now having a family to support, the average job will not allow me to provide for my family and secure my future. After years of searching I found the only way to get where I wanted to be is by returning to school. I want to be able to provide my children all the things in life I did not have. In order to complete my course of studies I know I need to acquire good grades and stay focused. By staying focused, goal oriented and not succumbing to outside distractions, the completion of my degree will serve as the motivator and my light at the end of the tunnel.
Obtaining a Career in Accounting
The profession I have chosen to pursue while returning to school is accounting. When I think back to my...