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The Year Of Hard Work And Dedication

- The years of hard work and dedication have finally paid off. As I stand with the scoutmaster in front of me, and the audience behind my back, I feel like this accomplishment will not only help me develop as a leader, but also as a person. Becoming an eagle scout is more than a badge and a rank; it is a sense of duty and fulfillment that I have sought for so many years and am finally able to achieve. From Cub Scout to Eagle Scout, like adolescence to adulthood, this momentous occasion symbolizes my entrance into a new world and my readiness to tackle the challenges it has in store for me....   [tags: Scouting, Boy Scouts of America, Venturing]

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Stealing The Hard Work Of Stars

- ValadezGiovannysecondroughdraftWp4 Stealing the hard work of Stars "Hello" by Adele is a recent hit song widely heard and played since its release in October. Adele is known for her powerful voice and inspirational breakup songs. The songs that artists like Adele create are used to make a living. When people download illegal music online or use the music of other artists and not pay for the song, one is essentially stealing the artist 's hard work. In 1991, when the case of the music groups Negativland/U2 occurred, it was a chance for an artist to fight for what was theirs....   [tags: Copyright infringement, Copyright, Anti-copyright]

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A Single Mother Is Hard Work

- Recent studies have shown that there are more single mothers than married mothers. Being a single mom is hard work. Some woman preferred to be a single mother, then a married mother. Research have shown that some mothers would rather be a single mother because they don’t have to worry about anything or anybody else but the child. One example that was given was that they wouldn’t have to fight with a partner over the best way that the child should be raised. Some other examples were that they didn’t have to deal with marriage and in laws....   [tags: Full-time, Part-time, Mother, Family]

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Charles Dickens' Hard Times and David Lodge's Nice Work

- Charles Dickens' Hard Times and David Lodge's Nice Work ----“Fact, fact, fact, everywhere in the material aspect of the town; fact, fact, fact everywhere in the immaterial.” – Charles Dickens In the early 1851, London staged the Great Exhibition to show the world, the achievements and inventions of the Industrial Revolution. Many people believed that this showed how much better, safer and healthier Britain was than its neighbours in Europe. People living in mansions amid lawns and fountains, with horse drawn carriages certainly felt that life couldn’t be better....   [tags: Lodge Dickens Hard Times Nice Work Essays]

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The Truth Behind Hard Work

- The Truth Behind Hard Work Is there anyone in this world that you look up to. Do you think that you would consider them a hard worker. Is she/he intelligent, strong, resilient or confident in their abilities. On the other hand, do you think that they are stressed, tired, and just don’t want to work another day in their lives. Due to Mainstream society and how it has indoctrinated our belief that hard workers are the people that are well known for their contributions, chances are the answer is the second one....   [tags: White-collar worker, Blue-collar worker, Value]

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I Am A Hard Work

- I believe in hard work. Working hard will eventually pay off in the end. If you want something, you will do all you can to get it. Hard work can lead to success, and possibly a better life. You must be willing to work hard for the things that you want in life, big or small. I believe we as people should stop looking for the easy route to achieve things to get where we want to be. Instead put forth the effort that it takes to accomplish goals and/or dreams. Everything must be worked for, so why not work hard and achieve those things....   [tags: High school, Basketball, 2007 singles]

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Team Management and Hard Work

- Lim Goh Tong was a prominent rich Malaysian Chinese businessman and the founder of Genting Highlands. He transforms Genting Highlands from an unfamiliar hilltop to the most successful tourism place. This project has proven itself as the richest person in Malaysia and one of the richest people in the world with a net worth of US$ 4.2 billion. He born on 1918, in Anxi Country, Fujian, China and died on 23 October 2007 at Subang jaya Medical Centre. Lim chairmanship position in Genting Group organization was took over by his son, Tan Sri Lim Kok Thayon on 31 December 2003....   [tags: Genting Berhad, tourism, malaysia]

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Hard Work And Low Pay

- Hard Work and Low Pay: Increasing the National Minimum Wage Minimum wage laws might be one of the most significant labor laws passed in America. These laws help to protect hard working people from being compensated at humiliating wages and salaries to financially support themselves and their families. Thanks to minimum wage laws, no business are allowed to pay their workers less than the federally set amount, putting some relief on hardworking Americans. On June 25, 1938 President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed in to law the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) (Grossman par....   [tags: Minimum wage, Wage, Unemployment, Employment]

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Hard Work's Prize

- The story of Cinderella corresponds to college life. Both Charles Perrault’s “Cendrillon” and the Vietnamese “Tam and Cam” have their main character working hard night and day; although their work pays off in the end. Likewise, college students also endeavor to meekly get a good grade. To college students, it seems like they are getting nowhere with their life; but they are really preparing themselves to have potential in the face of the prince, which resembles a good future. Following Cinderella’s life model will lead to hard work’s ultimate prize, which is the prosperous future that college life promises....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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A Brief Note On Iq And Hard Work

- I believe that IQ and hard work are both equally important. To be successful in this world, I believe that a person needs to be either intelligent or a hard worker. For centuries, people have been measured by how smart they are based on tests. From preschool to college graduation, students are being measured through standardized test categorizing them according to intelligence. There are many advantages to both, but I believe that with hard work and dedication a person can be just as successful as an intelligent person....   [tags: Intelligence, Intelligence quotient]

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The Importance Of Hard Work, Perseverance, And Responsibility

- I believe that all things are achievable as long as a person is willing to put in the effort that is needed and persevere through the inevitable difficulties. Bobby Knight once said, “Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.” For me this is one of the universal statements ever made. Because of living in a working class household in Ohio, I have learned the importance of hard work, perseverance, and responsibility. I grew up in a working class home in a suburb of Columbus Ohio. My father worked very long and physically demanding hours to support my mother, my two brothers and myself....   [tags: Full-time, Part-time, Mother, Responsibility]

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Achieving Greatness Takes Hard Work

- ... (Rodney 11). At 14, he completely lost his harmonic singing voice due to puberty changes and failed to sale any records. His inspiration grew and he devoted himself to singing even more than before. Being threatened of losing his recording contract, he deliberately practiced and began to write his own music to better assist his new voice. At 18 years old, after continuous effort, hard work, and dedication, Usher made huge progress and sold 7 million copies. He continued to work attentively and at 25 years old, he sold nearly 20 million copies worldwide....   [tags: practice, repeition, improve]

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Hard Work conditions in Wales: A Source Analysis

- In certain parts of Wales England times were hard for women, men and children. Age barely played any part in the labor coal mines, nor the fact that they are woman and children that were picked to work in the mines. The different cities in England some mines have different requirement of working for all sex and gender in the pits. In some coal mines for women, children, and men to work in the coal mine they were forced to have not one piece of clothing on while working. Woman had different jobs in the mines they were not allowed to seek out to retrieve the coals pits themselves; it was left up for the men to handle....   [tags: Wales, work conditions, ]

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Choosing a Major is Hard Work

- Choosing a major is the hardest thing to do its very rare that you think about a certain career and you stick to it till the end. However a lot of people change majors like if they were changing the trains or the buses because they are uncertain about what they want do and achieve in life, but not for me i knew exactly what i wanted to do since the day i realized my passion for computers. I am a student at Laguardia Community College currently majoring in Computer operations more specifically Networking and security....   [tags: career, university, computer]

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Encyclopedia Entry : Work Ethic

- Work ethic is a set of values or belief based on moral attitude that hard work is worthy of reward. It also refers to the workers moral benefit based on one’s earnest and its ability to improve his capacity. Although the value has been changed throughout the history, society still has its expectation on workers that they should have a good work ethic in order to be selected for better position where it requires more responsibility, recognition of his contribution with higher wages. Contrary, society does not trust the workers, who do not meet the expectation, for being neglect his duties and fail to make contribution to his society....   [tags: Moral Attitude, Values, Hard Work]

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Persuasive essay on Hard Work

- Hard work is challenging work. But why does it have to be challenging work. Because challenging work, when intelligently chosen, pays off. It’s the work that people of lesser character will avoid. And if you infer that I’m saying people who avoid challenging work have a character flaw, you’re right… and a serious one at that. If you avoid challenging work, you avoid doing what it takes to succeed. To keep your muscles strong or your mind sharp, you need to challenge them. To do only what’s easy will lead to physical and mental flabbiness and very mediocre results, followed by a great deal of time and effort spent justifying why such flabbiness is OK, instead of stepping up and taking on som...   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Hard Work : A Great Deal Of Effort Or Endurance

- Hard work according to the dictionary is defined as a great deal of effort or endurance. Hard work doesn’t necessarily needs to meet the criteria of being physically or mentally difficult, it can meet the criteria of taking a long time to accomplish, or just the need of responsibility. Some people would feel that a hard work is when you work a lot of hours and don’t get a good salary, others would just say that hard work is when you put a lot of effort on it. Housewife is consider as hard work for so many people, since it uses the criteria of a great deal of effort and time....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Wife, Husband]

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The American Dream: The Land of Hard Work and Opportunity?

- ... In example, the article, “They live the Dream”, Delores Kesler, started her company out of pure necessity to provide for her family. The company now has a projected revenue of two million dollars. Kesler succeeded in providing for her family and more, with only hard work and pure perseverance.(Rather 41), Another woman who was strong headed was Eillen Collins. Collins was the first woman ever to pilot the space shuttle and even command a shuttle mission. She had always dreamed of being a pilot, and would do anything to get there....   [tags: determination, perseverence, goal achievement]

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The Importance of Hard Work in an Excerpt The Circuit, by Francisco Jimérez

- In the excerpt The Circuit”, written by Francisco Jimérez, the audience is able to see that you have to work hard in order to get what you want and need. This selection is historical since it was about a true event. The author here gives a detailed description about what his life was like back then, which makes this written in first person. Many people influenced his life, Mr. Sullivan, Mr. Lema, Mamá, Papá, Roberto, Francisco’s little brothers and sisters, Francisco’s classmates, labor camp foreman, school students, and the principal office helper....   [tags: heat, english, school]

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Jay Leno: Hard Work and Success in the Comedy Industry

- Jay Leno: Hard Work and Success in the Comedy Industry At a young age it is instilled in the mind that hard work pays off, and that following these words of wisdom can ultimately lead to success throughout life. For those skeptics and nonbelievers, Jay Leno has been a real-life example in proving this theory through his great success in the comedy industry. Though Jay Leno is known as the king of late night television today, he didn’t start out on top, and it was a long journey to get there. Jay’s success didn’t happen over night and for most of his life he was constantly working towards his goals and the achievements he now holds....   [tags: Biography]

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Farming: Ram's Evocative Portrayal of Hard Work

- An unfortunate reality about the American culture is how simple it is for us trap ourselves in trivial detail but not take time to recognize the small things that are important. We are worried about wearing a name brand to fit in with peers, stress over getting a bit of dirt on the bottoms of our brand new sneakers, and complain when we have to do something ourselves. These worries only pause for a moment when something exciting or tragic occurs in our lives and when we numb our minds to enjoy things like music, television, or movies....   [tags: advertisement, superbowl, commercial]

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Should Fate Or Hard Work Come An Succeed Us?

- Should fate or hard work come first to succeed us. Fate may change the course of life, but our enthusiasm to work hard makes us thrive or fail most of the time. When it comes to choosing an object that left an important lesson in your life, it could be a tough especially if most of them are substantial. In my life, there are numerous objects that are vital, but I have not learned much more from them than I learned from my Ethiopian High school small, rectangular and white grade report paper. The ten courses written with a blue pen were the representative of me, who I am as a student....   [tags: High school, Education, Teacher]

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What Do You Do About Hard Work?

- You 've heard this before, you have to have talent, hard work and practice, practice, practice to make it big. Although those are defiantly true it takes more than that. Even the most talented, hardworking and well-practiced artist might never be seen by more than their family and friends. So what do you need to do if you really want to be “Make It?” Let 's assume that you have talent and that you practice every day. What about hard work. If you think you are working hard now read through the next list and see t A lot of people have talent but only some are willing to hone their life around getting where they want to be....   [tags: Want, Need, Aerosmith, WANT]

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Making A Project Succeed Requires Hard Work

- Everyone who has been involved in a project will agree that making a project succeed requires hard work. The difficulties are countless: delays, excessive budget over-runs, inadequate results, dissatisfied end-beneficiaries, high stress among the project team and other undesirable outcomes. Therefore, the purpose of the project manager is to help you to organize, plan and control your projects to make sure you do not encounter such difficulties. Projects are characterized by five features: a project manager, a group of people, a goal, limited time and money and a certain level of uncertainty related to whether the goals will be achieved or no....   [tags: Project management, Leadership, Management]

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Devepment Requires, Hard Work, Patience, and Effort

- Development of every single thing occurs only step by step and there is no other way for this. It never happens rapidly and suddenly. It is hard and continuous process, which requires patience and a lot of effort. Our world developed the same way. Every single step or we can say period of world history brought some new, crucial and influential innovations to people’s lives. One of such periods is the time between second half of the 17th century and first half of 20th century. This is the period from the end of Thirty Years’ War – Peace of Westphalia (1648) and the beginning of World War I (1914)....   [tags: lincoln, civil war, karl marx]

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Love Does Not Run Smooth in Shakespeare´s Midsummer Night´s Dream

- I love the quote “When the going gets tough the tough get going.” because it is so very true. We all have hard times its just how we decide to deal with them that counts. One very big aspect of our lives that i think can get very hard to deal with is our own love life. Lifes greatest prize is love as they say and sometimes it’s not the easiest thing ever. But we work for it because its so rewarding and all great things take hard work. Another quote that I love is “the course of love never did run smooth.”....   [tags: people, society, hard work]

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Career Or Social Status Is More Important Than Hard Work

- Any athlete from high school to the professional ranks has most likely heard the phrase, “Hard work beats talent.” To them, this statement provides incentive to work hard, for even if their opponent is more talented than them, they can still be victorious through hard work. To some, hard work is the most important aspect of life. However, others may argue that one’s career or social status is much more important than hard work. In Bernard Malamud’s short story, The First Seven Years, the shop owner views social status as much more important than hard work....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby]

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I Was Taught to Work Hard and Persevere

- My parents migrated to the U.S. from Pakistan in 1990s. Growing up, we did not have much. My dad supported a family of seven on bare minimum wage. We lived in the dangerous slums of New York in a two bedroom, roach infested apartment. While there, my cousin got shot. I vividly remember the horrifying pain sketched into every wrinkle of his face. It made me want to do something with my life so we could move to a better place. My father had the same thought. My father worked hard, and established himself to become a professional tailor....   [tags: autobiographical account]

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Respect, Hard work and Wisdom in ACelebretion of Grandfather´s by RudolfoA. Anaya

- In today’s society, America is represented by the young, the cool, and most importantly, the active. In past generations, the elderly were looked upon in admiration for their accomplishments in life. Now, they are tossed aside, due to their inability to work in this day and age. In a summary of the fiction piece, Time Machine, by H. G. Wells, there is tell how “...in the land of everlasting youth, the problem of ageing-if it is a problem- has been apparently resolved. A genre of utopian and dystopian writers raise often unanswered questions about the place of the elderly in future society....   [tags: Elderly, Respect]

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The American Dream: Freedom, Hard Work Guarantees Success and Less Racism

- There were many stories told of racism, of men and women breaking their backs working all day. People have heard of homeless families dying on the streets, and signs swaying back and forth on doors to restaurants forbidding different races to eat there. Is that the case now. Are there still dying people lying on the cold ground with no food or families. Do people see horrific scenes of men and women working in fields all day. Do families still have to witness an African American get up and move to the back of a bus for a Caucasian....   [tags: Temple Grandin, a shot at success]

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Why The American Dream Can Be Achieved By Education, Opportunity, And Hard Work

- The American dream can be achieved by education, opportunity, and hard work, but is this is not a reality, but just merely a dream. Opportunity in American feels as if everyone has a fair chance of being successful. In America, it seems that the idea of everyone has a fair chance to opportunity. But this is not the case, in Gregory Mantsios essay “Class In America-2012” he talks about how there are many myths that are wide spread about the differing classes in America. Then he further goes on disproving the widely proclaim myths with stats that show in real world the gap between the wealthy one percent of the population owning 36 percent of the capital in comparison to the 99 percent of Amer...   [tags: Social class, Working class, Wealth, Middle class]

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Dale Carnegie vs Horatio Alger

- As Percy Bysshe Shelley said “There is no real wealth but the labor of man.” Often called the land of opportunity, the United States of America is known for its free market economy. In this free market economy, America has planted the seed for future entrepreneurs. Throughout time, this seed will eventually grow into a tree that will bear the fruits of one’s labor. However, many entrepreneurs have found different ways to cultivate this seed to bear fruit. Such two men named Dale Carnegie and Horatio Alger have given the world two of the most famous business philosophies....   [tags: hard work, dedication, philosophy]

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I Am From Hard Work And Fighting Through The Struggle

- I am from hard work and fighting through the struggle. Knowing my place in this world means that I have goals that I will not just strive for but, I will accomplish. Growing up being blessed but, not privileged has the biggest influence on me and the way I view myself and my lifestyle. The background of my father who is a graduate of Millersville University and hardworking father who was raised not having much portrays who I am. My father battled dyslexia but, he did not let that stop him it just gave him more fuel to work harder....   [tags: Psychology, Family, Religion, Need]

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Being A Dermatologist Requires A Kind Of Determination, Hard Work, And Patience

- Being a dermatologist requires a lot of determination, hard work, and patience. It’s not easy to get into this field, but it well worth it. Dermatologists are physicians that specialize to treat certain disorders of the skin, hair, nails. The treatment they provide can range from helping patients improve the appearance of their skin to treating serious diseases, such as skin cancer. Dermatologists may provide general care or specialize in a specific type of practice such as cosmetic dermatology, which includes procedures such as botox, collagen injections, chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser surgery and liposuction....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Dermatology, Medical school]

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Hard Work And Dedication, You Can Achieve Great Things

- With hard work and dedication, you can achieve great things. One of the greatest accomplishments in my life was winning state last year. I have never once wanted to win this game for my teammates more than this one. This game I played for my brothers on the field with me. I remember ever single moment of the that week leading up to it and the game. We practiced Monday through Friday, every single practice was freezing cold. I specifically remember the Thursday practice. What made this practice stand out was the fact that it was on Thanksgiving day....   [tags: Play, Game, The Score, Score]

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Hard Work, Simplicity And Can Do Attitude Are Few Of The Qualities

- Hard work, simplicity and can-do attitude are few of the qualities which define @Saxena Abhinav (RBEI/EBA18). An ardent Batman fan, he embodies few of the qualities of his super-hero. He is humble and compassionate and has superhuman persistence when it comes to his missions. He however, inherits few self-destructive qualities of Batman too. He doesn’t stop when his body tells him to, there have been multiple occasions where he has been completely worn out both mentally and physically but kept going on to achieve his task....   [tags: Team, The A-Team]

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The Educational System : Is The Ideology That Hard Work And Individual Talent Are Responsible For Success?

- The educational system believes in meritocracy. Meritocracy is the ideology that hard work and individual talent are responsible for success. The education system moto is there equal opportunity for every child and believe that the children who fail have nobody else to blame but themselves. However, this is not the case. There is inequality in the educational system which helps maintain the status quo of the children. In the education system there are formal system in place to avoid inequality. However, there is more issues that the system does not control....   [tags: Teacher, Education, School, Discrimination]

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Patriotism: American Identity Defined Through Opportunity, Hard Work, and Loyalty

- Scorching heat, pure exhaustion, and constant fear convey the bleak image of war. The definition of war is varied, and “often the proposed definition masks a particular political or philosophical stance” (Moseley). Colonel William Travington portrays his beliefs about the brutality of war through one simple sentence; “You know, it's an ugly business doing one's duty... but just occasionally it's a real pleasure” (“The Patriot”). Our country is home to a diversity of perspectives on what it means to be an American, and the loyalty that comes from this earned title....   [tags: american history]

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Introducing Talent and Skill

- ... In my opinion everyone has a specific talent however, most of the individuals do not know or have found their talents, or at least have problems describing them. Perhaps it is because talents are reflexive meaning that they are unpredictable, they are like the air we breathe which causes us to take them for granted. People always say, “Oh, you were born to be a basketball player!” but an individual is not born with a basketball in their hands, nobody was ever born ready to complete a specific task although talent can instead be found in the genetics of the individual....   [tags: hard work, dedication, passion]

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How to Change Yourself by Simply Mowing a Lawn

- Can the way you mow your lawn affect the way people think of you. If so, in what ways can it affect their opinion. Sam Ewing, a former professional baseball player, once said “Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some do not turn up at all.” Simply put, there are people who do the work and there are people who do not do the work. Worst of all, though, there are the people who do the work, but do a terrible job. They are the people who either do not care, or they think that the work is just simply beneath them....   [tags: Hard Work, Character, Mowing Lawn]

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Critique of Whither Pakistan? A Five-year Forecast

- Pakistan emerged as a separate homeland for Muslims after years of suffering and hard work and the sacrifices of Muslims to strive for a symbol which could unite the force of Islam and the brotherhood of Muslims. In the contemporary world, the state once formed to be a symbolic key for all the Muslims in the world is crippling due to ethnic conflicts, terrorism, religious extremism and conflicts between the Army and the government itself. The article “Whither Pakistan. A five-year forecast” was published in a magazine called “Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists” on June 3, 2009....   [tags: Homeland for Muslims, Suffering, Hard Work]

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Are We All Created Equal?

- There’s always been some thought and consideration on whether all men are created equal. It seems to be a standout topic that many have their own opinions on. I am here to argue that no, all men in America are not created equal. My opinion may bother some, mostly because it’s something that we as Americans should take pride in. That by living in this country you are able to achieve any dream you have and there is no segregation or tolerance for making others feel little. Although, especially in this time, things have changed including our rights....   [tags: equal, rights, wealth, hard work]

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Short Story : ' Work Hard Today ' Enjoy Tomorrow '

- Mam sirah Sallah Work Hard Today, Enjoy Tomorrow Growing up in the Gambia, West Africa, I was always asked whether I was mixed race or “half-caste”. This was a term used to refer to people of fairer skin, a part of me, I had inherited from my grandmother, from mother’s side. Barbra Allen Kathleen King, would have almost been 90 years old today, if she was still alive. She was the root that held our family tree together, and was revered by her family members, who fondly called her “Babsy” or “Mam”....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Sierra Leone, The Gambia]

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Work Hard, Party Harder: Alcoholism and College Campuses

- College. A great place to build a foundation for the future. A great place for independence, responsibility and maturity. Sure that’s all part of the whole college experience, but what really lurks on campus during the late nights. What happens on Fridays and Saturdays. Are students in their dorms anxiously for Monday to come. Well, all types and ranges of activities come about; from a good game of tennis at the tennis court, to lighting up that mary-jane at the parking lot. I know this may sound harsh, but how many college students you know spend their weekends in a library reading books, or thinking about what would be discussed in next weeks class....   [tags: college students, underage drinking, ]

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The Desire to Succeed

- As the eldest son of a peasant farmer and a charcoal seller in rural Ghana, I have always been struggling my way up. In order to support my parents take care of me and my younger siblings, I had to spend time every day after school working in my father’s farm. It wasn’t easy, but that was my only option. Sometimes, I am even discouraged and wish that I could quit school, but my desire to change the situation in my family has kept me going. I have been studying and working diligently towards my education because that is the most assured way to successful future....   [tags: school, hard work, determination, familu]

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What´s Academic Intergrity Policy?

- Academic Integrity Policy The idea of academic integrity is based on the commitment to foster a professional and ethical environment based on guiding principles that require a student to produce honest, hard work. It is essential to the success of a university's and institution’s education and research missions, and violations of such policies constitute serious offenses not only with the perpetrator, but also with the entire community. The principles of academic integrity require that s student must properly acknowledge and cite any of the ideas, results or words of others that are not his/her original property, as well as all contributors to a given piece of work....   [tags: honest hard work, students, policy]

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The Worst Advice Of The World : Work Smart, Not Hard

- Annotated Bibliography Rowe, Mike. "The worst advice in the world: work smart, not hard--what a stupid idea that was." Popular Mechanics Sept. 2013: 70+. Student Edition. Web. 22 Mar. 2016. In this article, Mike Rowe talks about the guidance he was given when he was seventeen years old. His high school guidance counselor put emphasis on the saying of “work smart not hard.” This lead to the aggressive pushing of Universities and because of that trade schools began to decrease and vocational classes began to not be implemented into high school course selections....   [tags: School counselor, Education, Psychotherapy]

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The Declination of the American Dream

- It was understood that the American Dream was a theory of, which consisted of being a successful person was only through the act of hard work, determination, and persistence. Toward the end of the First World War, America’s mindset started to shift from the impact from the brutality of the war. When the war ended in 1918, a vast majority of the nation felt the devastation and alienation caused from the war. The faith in the American Dream was quickly eroding. Society discovered that honor, dedication, and courage would not protect them in the war as they once thought....   [tags: success, hard work, World War, philosphy, morality]

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Success is a Subjective State of Mind

- ... The discipline then teaches us the world view in which we construct our own perception of our success. Different methods of discipline invoke different results, but Battal found stimulating results from one of them. The method that was used as the major topic of conversation for his paper was learned helplessness. He found that disciplinary actions that lack in motivational, metal, or emotional stimulus; lead to learned helplessness. Learned helplessness is when humans are taught how to perceive the world in way that offers no help to them....   [tags: definition of success, hard work, wealth]

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Who Said Uniform Was the Way to Go?

- School uniforms have never been proven to make students better in their academics compared to putting on casual wear. A student can be defined as a person who studies to acquire knowledge, then why is it that so many public schools in America and around the world still require students to abide to a strict dress code. Uniforms are a prime example of keeping it plain, and boring instead of showing expression. On October 12, 2013 Ayesha Nasir of The Express Tribune Blogs, gave strong reasons on why students should wear school uniform....   [tags: money, expression, work, hard]

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Plenty Of People Today 's World Work Hard For A Living

- Plenty of people in today 's world work hard for a living. The issue arises why do they still fail to succeed. The answer is simple. When the people around you believe in you, success is more attainable. Anybody can work hard in hopes to find some avenue of success, but the harsh reality is some circumstances are too difficult to physically work oneself out of. I know personally that it takes physical, social, and educational devotion to change your circumstances. By doing so, those around you learn to believe in you....   [tags: High school, Education, School, Evidence]

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Methodology of Luck

- INTRODUCTION In one of the songs of Nicki Minaj, “Moment 4 Life” says a line that says, “No I’m not lucky, I’m blessed”. In some of her interviews, the singer has stated that she doesn’t believe in luck. She believes in hard work, and her success is a gift from God (RapGenius.com). The researchers had been attracted with this statement of hers because, truly, humans are blessed, and not lucky. If someone sneezes or does something very good, people often hear someone say, “God bless you!” This is a phrase that asks the Lord to protect someone, keep him or her in good health, make him or her holy, and fill life with good and happiness....   [tags: Luck, Hard Work, God, Nicki Minaj]

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Honey Bees Are Interesting And Work Very Hard During Their Lifetime

- Honey bees are interesting and work very hard during their lifetime. Some say we owe our survival to the honey bee. They help pollinate everything from ornamental flowers to our food supply. They have become very efficient and effective at pollination unfortunately, honey bees face many dangers in their daily life to survive. They have to defend from predators in flight as well as in their hive, not to mention the wide use of pesticides. Honey bees also produce delicious honey that some use for medicinal purpose and human and animal food production....   [tags: Beekeeping, Honey bee, Honey, Insect]

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Historical Analysis on Factories

- How would you feel about being age ten and working twelve hour shifts with dangerous machery. It's not safe, you're risking your life, and harming yourself. People were tied to those machines. You want to quit, but you know your family needs the money. Even though you boss sometimes didn’t pay you. Factories are what started the Industrial Era, which started in England. The first factories had problems, progress, and promises. They weren’t perfect, but it lead these people closer to the world we know today....   [tags: industrial era, water frame, machines, hard work]

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Characterization in Dickens' Hard Times

- Characterization in Dickens' Hard Times A firm character basis is the foundation upon which any good novel is built. For an allegorical novel, Dickens' has a surprisingly complex character foundation. The characters in Hard Times have both the simplistic characteristics of a character developed for allegorical purposes, as well as the intricate qualities of "real" people. These characters think and feel like we do and react to their situations in the same way that most of us would. These attributes are what give the characters life and allow us to relate to their decisions....   [tags: Dickens Hard Times Essays]

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Utilitarian Logic in Hard Times

- Utilitarian Logic in Hard Times Utilitarianism "Quadruped. Graminivorous. Forty teeth, namely twenty-four grinders, four eye-teeth, and twelve incisive. Sheds coat in spring......" A perfect example of a product of utilitarian education, Bitzer defines a horse off the top of his head in a split second. Utilitarianism is the assumption that human beings act in a way that highlights their own self interest. It is based on factuality and leaves little room for imagination. Dickens provides three vivid examples of this utilitarian logic in Hard Times....   [tags: Dickens Hard Times Essays]

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Charles Dickens' Hard Times

- Charles Dickens' Hard Times Charles Dickens's Hard Times is one of the most important novels in the Victorian Age. He presents an industrial society in nineteenth century in England. In this age, England prospers in manufacture and trade because of high technologies. It is also a time of trouble. Industrial development causes terrible conditions of a working class. The workers are poor and work hard. Women and children work for many hours. Dickens also presents bad social condition through his work and also shows lives of city people and industrial society in Coketown in England....   [tags: Charles Dickens Hard Times Essays]

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Marxist Theory in Hard Times (Coketown) and Watercress Girl

- Marxist Theory in Hard Times (Coketown) and Watercress Girl      These two works may both be looked at from a Marxist point of view in finding explanation for the authors' purpose in putting pen to paper. When using a Marxist approach to analyzing literature we must bear in mind several key terms. As we look at these texts we must bear in mind what the bourgeoisie is; this is the upper or ruling class of a society. They are in place to rule due to their control over the "base, or the economic means of production" (Bressler 212)....   [tags: hard Coketown Watercress]

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Identity, Work and Labor

- What are the differences between work and labor. There are many differences between work and labor. At the same time, it is complex to point out these differences because they are subtle. To illustrate one difference between work and labor, here is an example from a building site. The manager or contractor organizes the structure of the tasks that need to be executed. The laborers are those who are doing the heavy work, laying bricks, digging the holes and carrying the lumber. The manager, foreman and the laborers, however, are all working at the site....   [tags: Work, career, ]

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The Social Work Of A Social Worker

- I. Introduction: Dorothy I. Height and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Social Work designed the Social Work Reinvestment Act to advocate the issues of recruitment, research and retention within the Social Work profession. Problems that are faced as a social worker is high educational debt, fair wages, work safe environments, and ongoing research. This reinvestment act is set up to protect us as individuals while advocating for equal rights in this helping profession. In supporting this reinvestment act, the hardships we encounter as a social worker are indescribable....   [tags: Social work, Sociology]

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Hard Times By Charles Dickens

- In the novel Hard Times by Charles Dickens, there is a clear separation between the rich upper class, and The Hands, the poverty stricken lower class. There was a clear contrast between the rich and poor during the Industrial Revolution, which is captured in the novel by Dickens. The Industrial Revolution was a monumental advancement in English society, which resulted in higher quality and quantities of food, lower death rate, and a higher birth rate. During this time the Scientific Revolution also took place, leading to the Agricultural Revolution....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Factory, Hard Times]

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Having a Good Time at Work

- Imagine that a job allows it employees to have the hours that work best for the employees. The employee has all of their needs met every hour they were at their job. The employee truly feels they are important to the employer they work for. There are many companies doing just that for their employees today. These companies are finding that they have far less employee turnover (“Forbes Magazine”). Some of the biggest companies around the world are finding new ways to take special care of their employees by offering them top salaries, lavish company perks, and offering flexible schedules....   [tags: Work Environment, SAS]

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Integrity Of The Social Work Profession

- Integrity, what is integrity. How can the lack of integrity be harmful in your journey as a student, a human being, and as a future social worker. In this paper I will discuss the importance of integrity in the social work profession, how it can harm the client and people in your work environment, the three forms of integrity are morals, intellectual and philosophical and how they can affect your life. Mark Twain once said, “ If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything (1894)” as a human being integrity plays a major role in your character, morals, intellectuals and philosophical concept of how you treat individuals around you....   [tags: Sociology, Social work]

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My Perception Of Social Work

- My perception of Social Work is constantly changing and developing. I began my journey on this degree naively; as entering a world towards humanitarianism. As many potential Social Work students, the terms ‘empower’, ‘empathy’ and ‘enable’, among others, were the most prevalent responses, when inquired during interview, as to why I wanted to become a Social Worker. Presently in my second year, I feel that I can assume that I am not alone amongst my peers, when I begin to question what Social Work is and would I truly like to be a Social Worker....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Welfare]

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Questions On The Work Ethics

- Please find a question for each of the ten work ethics traits. Read each question and type your response in Microsoft Word. Just save this file to your personal folder and type in your response under each question. Please bold your answers. Email your assessment to me AS AN ATTACHMENT with the subject line being “Work Ethics.” This must be done by June 12, 2016, midnight. Each answer must be thought provoking and in paragraph form. You cannot answer these questions in one or two sentences. It should take at least five sentences to complete your thought and answer the questions....   [tags: Thought, Human, The Work, Boss]

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The Historical Development Of Social Work

- How is the historical development of social work related to my career in social work. Learning the history of how social work because is very good for everyone going into the career of a social worker because you will have the knowledge of how social work as a profession came about and the people who work hard to make this profession possible. You also get to know the struggle that these people went through in order for us to have this profession. We get to know the origin of social work, as well as, what a social worker is and does....   [tags: Sociology, Academic degree, Social work]

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Charles Dickens ' Hard Times

- Charles Dickens’ Hard Times portrays Gradgrind in an intriguing way. He works his way up in life, starting as a hardware trader, later starting a school and eventually becoming a member of Parliament. He is strict in forcing facts and figures on his family and his students because he wants them to succeed; his flaw with this is that his philosophy seemed to work for him, but in reality it doesn’t work for anyone (including him). This connects and contrasts with two characters in the story, Josiah Bounderby, the owner of the local factory, who is successful through lying and poor treatment of others, as well as James Harthouse, who causes damage in people’s lives just out of boredom....   [tags: Hard Times, Charles Dickens, Gradgrind, Suffering]

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The Master Of Social Work

- Personal/Professional goals Initially, I became interested in the Master of Social Work (MSW) program at Walden University subsequently becoming acquainted with a Walden representative, after having the privilege of being chosen by Georgia State University’s (GSU) faculty to attend The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) in Denver Colorado 2015. My interest increased after researching the program’s curriculum for the “Advanced Clinical Practice” which instructs in developing therapeutic skills....   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Social justice]

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Personal Statement On Social Work

- In the world, there are 7 billion individuals, 7 billion minds, 7 billion souls and 7 billion hearts and then there’s me. I am one out of 7 billion individuals that want to pursue the fascinating field of social work. When I was a child I wanted to be a lawyer, model, actress, doctor and so many other professions, I changed my mind quite often as most children do. One thing I was certain of was that I’m a people person. I thrive on helping others and it gives me a sense of satisfaction. Throughout this essay, I will discuss why I am a good “fit” for social work, the strengths I possess, and some of the most pressing social problems facing our country today. To begin with, social work is a...   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Health care]

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Perspectives on the Study of Work-life Balance

- OBJECTIVE OF RESEARCH: The purpose of research is to discover answer to question through the application of systematic process. The chief seek is to discover elsewhere the reality which is hidden & which has not discovered as yet. TYPES OF RESEARCH: The necessary type of research are as follow: • Descriptive Research Descriptive Research includes survey & fact finding enquiries of diverse type. The main rationale of descriptive explore is description of the condition of relationships, as it exist at current....   [tags: Work–life Balance Essays]

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Cruel Intentions in Hard Times by Charles Dickens

- Cruel Intentions in Hard Times by Charles Dickens Charles Dickens wrote Hard Times as an attempt to show the injustices of life for many different people and to explain that in order to be happy, people need one another. Through the epiphanies of many characters in this novel, Dickens shows their realization of this fact and how they plan to pursue their goals from there on. These characters are used as mouthpieces to spread the theme to the reader. Louisa Gradgrind, Stephen Blackpool, and Tom Gradgrind are such characters....   [tags: Charles Dickens, Hard Times]

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Why Charles Dickens Wrote Hard Times

- In the small section of Charles Dickens’ novel, “Hard Times,” the reader is given small clues as to why Dickens wrote the book. “Hard Times” was written to criticize, and possibly reform the education system in England during that time period. Schools were dark places. It was almost as if happiness was not allowed in schools. It actually was indirectly not allowed, because imagination wasn’t allowed to be used, and visual representations of things which are not in fact found in classrooms were no where to be found....   [tags: Hard Times Essays]

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The Effective Use of Tone in Flannery O'Connor's A Good Man is Hard to Find

- The Effective Use of Tone in Flannery O'Connor's A Good Man is Hard to Find Flannery O'Connor's short story, "A Good Man is Hard to Find," begins with a Southern family preparing to go on what seems to be a typical vacation. The story is humorous at first because the reader is unaware of how the story will end. The tone changes dramatically from amusing to frightening and plays an important part in making the story effective. The narrator starts the story giving background information about the grandmother and her son, Bailey....   [tags: Good Man is Hard to Find Essays]

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Personal Values : A Social Work Professional

- As a social work professional, you must take into account your own personal values before you can be an effective worker in this field. Social workers sometimes need to put their own values aside when working with clients who don’t share their same ideals. Clients are diverse and are not going to always have the same values that the worker has. Social workers need to be professional and adhere to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) guidelines when working with any client. I have a long list of values that I find very important to me, but there is a few that stand out the most....   [tags: Sociology, Social justice, Social work]

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The Grandmother in Flannery O’Connor’s A Good Man is Hard to Find

- The Grandmother in Flannery O’Connor’s A Good Man is Hard to Find Flannery O’Connor is a master of the ironic, the twisted, and the real. Life is filled with tragic irony, and she perfectly orchestrates situations which demonstrate this to the fullest extent. A Good Man is Hard to Find is an excellent example of the mangled viewpoint which makes her work as compelling and striking as it is. Although this story is told in the third person, the reader’s eyes are strictly controlled by the meddling, ever-involved grandmother....   [tags: O’Connor A Good Man is Hard to Find]

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Generation Differences: Millennials in the Work Field

- The upcoming generation, millennials, are a new type of generation. They have proven to be the most educated generation, despite the hard times in the economy. Yet they still face criticism from their elders on their work ethic. Although they seem to all be lazy and not interested in working, not all millennials are like that. They just have different values in life, and balance work life with free time. Millennials have faced a lot of criticism on their work ethic, which has many questioning do millennials have a strong work ethic....   [tags: work ethics, lazy narcissistic, tech addicts]

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Social Workers And Children : Social Work

- Social Workers and Children Social workers are professionals that can help people resolve difficult issues, and improve their well-being and their quality of life. These professionals typically work with individuals and groups of individuals that are experiencing crises in their lives.”( Start a Social Work Career) Social workers are dedicated to meeting the needs of their clients by interviewing them and laying out a detailed plan of goals for them to accomplish. They then help them attain these goals by using the available programs and services that a regular person would never have heard of or known they had access to....   [tags: Foster care, Family, Sociology, Social work]

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What Can Work Ethics Of Individuals?

- What is Work. The word work can evoke a plethora of meanings with any given person. A philosophy towards works is a view that many can associate with, with multiple meanings. I believe it refers to your personal attitude and beliefs of what work is to you. Work ethics of individuals can be viewed as an induvial philosophy of work. My work ethic and my definition of work came from my upbringing. Born the last of eight children, I watched my parents work hard to provide food on the table. My mother was our care giver and worked hard every day to ensure we all had what she deemed as necessary....   [tags: Meaning of life, Personal life, Work ethic]

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A Good Man is Hard to Find

- I think that Flannery O’Connor’s short story “A Good Man is Hard to Find” is written partially in order to “convert” people who have not yet fully accepted the Christian faith. O’Conner, herself being a strong believer in Christianity, probably thought that writing this story will help make people who aren’t really living by the Christian rules to seriously consider doing so. Flannery O'Connor was deeply concerned with the values and the direction of the youth at the time. She believed that Christ was no longer enough of a priority to the people of her generation....   [tags: A Good Man is Hard to Find]

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North and South and Hard Times

- North and South and Hard Times     In  "Industrial" H Sussman states that "one of the most significant shifts created  by industrialism" was that of the "separation of the workplace from the home".  This "shift" created "new gender roles" with the "husband as breadwinner [and  the] wife as childcare giver" and led ultimately to the "19th century  ideology of the two separate spheres -  the masculine public sphere of work [and]  the private female sphere of domesticity". Is, however, this "shift" one which  Elizabeth Gaskell in North and South and Charles Dickens in Hard Times not only reflect but one which they endorse....   [tags: Dickens Hard Times Essays]

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