Joe’s senior summer he worked cutting down cotton trees and digging trenches, he was working all he could so he can pay his first year at Washington University. When Joe worked at Grand Coulee he knew that the work was going to be tough and he had to work long hours, yet Joe accepted the facts and thrived at his Job. A big factor of Joe’s success was the fact that Joe had a work ethic. Without his work ethic Joe would not have been able to get to where he was, he was lucky that: Joyce, Pocock, Charlie McDonald, and his brother Fred contributed at Joe’s worst times and at the most perfect moment and this allowed Joe to become a successful as he dreamed
His opportunities were earned through motivation and everything around him was a part of his success. He was never alone and his journey through life taught him to not only be a leader for himself but to others, too. Wes Moore is an outlier, but that doesn’t mean success can’t be achieved by a person who isn’t one.
He had a healthy kind of confidence, which I think helped him win so many races, set so many records, and make it through the rough patches in his life. WIthout confidence, how do you expect to achieve great things? Louis knew what he was capable of and set his mind to whatever that was. Even at 80 years old, he was still running like he was 19. He didn’t give up what he loved.
Duddy was always being looked down on for these things, which may have made him work harder and want to do better. Duddy was the favorite waiter in the dining room as he could wait on more tables than all the other boys in the same amount of time. The boys did not like this, they claimed Duddy would do anything for a dollar but Duddy was just trying to get money so he could get land and please his grandfather. His grandfather claimed that “‘a man without land is nothing’”(Richler, 49). By his grandfather saying this, it greatly shaped the way Duddy looked at life, he worked hard for everything but also tried to find loopholes, so he could achieve it easier.
Through the development of the characters, Bert and Mr. Banks, Stevenson illuminates the need to preserve some of the childlike wonder, as one grows up, in order to be happy within their adult life. Bert, for not being a child, is one of the most childlike and happy characters, throughout the film. After seeing Mary in the clouds,
(22-29) These lines are significant because it contains very detailed imagery. Lonnie’s father is very important to him. He is a role model in his life. When we can see all the good in someone we like to believe anyone else can. Asking the reader, “You ever saw him” (22-23) This is implying everyone should know his father since he is such a role model in Lonnie’s life.
"Brother put lots of his time, effort, and care into Doodle even though "It's a miracle [he] didn't give up" (Hurst). His efforts showed the pride he had, or at least wanted to have in his younger sibling; even if it was rooted in selfishness. Pride is what motivated Brother to help him, though he wished it was his family which gave him the grit to always push Doodle to success. Brother
There seemed to be no end in sight to the prosperity. Although people were becoming rich quickly, old money provided more privilege than new money. Tom Buchanan came from old money. He was a Westerner who was renowned in college for both his football skills and his supremely decadent lifestyle. The narrator states "His family were enormously wealthy, even in college his freedom with money was a matter for reproach-but now he'd left Chicago and come East in a fashion that rather took your breath away: for instance, he brought down a string of polo ponies from Lake Forest."
He showed me how to reach my dreams. This person means the world to me, so who is this influential person in my life? He is my one and only father. My father is a compassionate, hard working, team player, driven person, and I have gained those attributes from him, he has truly impacted my life more than once. My father has given my sister and I everything that we could possibly given.
He was inspired by his great-grand dad because his great grandfather told him to stand up for what he believed in. Many people inspired Asean Johnson, but these are a few people who had a great inspiration on him. Asean accomplished his goal by doing many things. One way that Asean accomplished his goal is he believed in himself. Asean believed that he could speak for what he believed in.
The two Wes Moore boys have almost inconceivably nothing in common except their names. As the boys continue to mature their paths in life take two diverse directions. The reader begins to see how the; support of family and friends, who their role model is, and expectations set for them all play a role in forging the two different futures of the boys. The support of family and friends is essential to the growth and development of the two boys. Without the support you have no one to push you further than what you thought you were capable of.
My father’s strict, higher standards and influence on my life is what drives me to succeed as he did. From the expectations of my parents, I developed an aptitude to accept the challenges presented between me and my goals and to work endlessly towards overcoming them. I consistently attempt to embody the constant expectation of higher success that produced the same stubborn, hardworking, and selfless character in my father.
Kennedy was very dedicated to his career and worked very hard to get to the top. Although he had many advantages such as the Kennedy legacy following him and a supportive father, he did face challenges such as all of his health problems. Competitiveness was encouraged between the siblings and was a healthy. Although Jack’s sickly childhood held him back as a child, he was able to find ways to use his abilities to his advantage. Joseph Kennedy was a big influence in Jack’s life.
Some people can turn their dreams into reality through persistent dedication to working hard. Bill Donaldson came from modest means but worked his way to an Ivy League school. Bill Donaldson worked hard and turned his dream into a reality. Bill Donaldson has created a lasting impact on his family and the world of business alike. Bill Donaldson 's life is categorized by hard work, integrity, and always getting back up after being knocked down.