My Success

Topics: High school, Failure, College Pages: 2 (504 words) Published: August 25, 2013
Kevin Neo once said “It is during out failures that we discover our true desire for success.” In my life, this quote holds a lot of value. I attended High School, graduating in 2003. While in high school, I was not the popular crowd, nor the succeeding student. I was merely getting by. To myself, I was a failure. After high school, I moved to a new town, new college, it was a new start! Wallace State College in Hanceville was going to be my journey to success. After a year and a half, I was completing my internship for my desired major and it all fell to pieces. I was miserable. This was not what I thought I was getting myself into. I could not see myself in that line of work every day for the rest of my working life. So what do you do? Failure struck once again, I quit.

I moved back home to Alabama. I had no idea what I was going to do. I thought college was no longer for me. I had no skills to get a decent job. Then on August 28th 2006, someone saw different. I was accepted for a job. After 2 short weeks on the job, I was transferred to a location to be the manager. This became my life for the next 6 years. Everything I did revolved around this store. Although I was not the owner of the store, I treated it like it was mine. In my six years there, the store was very successful. The company went through a buy-out in 2010 to a company based out of Ireland, This caused major downfalls in the job. The owners no longer appreciated their employees; we were merely just a number to them. When you have a small town store this makes a major difference. Then the financial aspects sat in, not knowing week to week if you were going to get a paycheck. These occurrences were landing me right back to where I was 6 years ago. Although gaining experience. I am now majoring in Office Administration at West College and hope to graduate Spring 2014. Just eight more classes to go.

As for my future, My goal is to obtain a job at the collage...
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