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What challenges did you have to face to achieve your goal to become what you are today?

My name Shantrell and I want to know what are the challenge and goals you had to face. #goals #achievement


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Bobbi’s Answer

Hi Shantrell - this is a great question!

For me it was resiliency. There were times that I kept having to push through working extra hours, taking on projects or assignments that no one else wanted to do, attending night school to obtain my bachelors degree. It was exhausting at times, but the hard work paid off. Keep pursuing your dreams and goals. Once you meet your goal, set your next one. Keep learning, keep pursuing.

Good luck to you

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Crystal M.’s Answer

Hi,
I was a young mom who never actually thought that I could go to college.. I entered nursing school with 5 children under age 10. While I was there, my mom got cancer and had home hospice and died before I completed the RN program. I spent evenings after school between her house and my own and worked 24 hours on the weekends. It was exhausting, but what kept me going was I knew it was only for a short time, and my life would be so much better after I graduated. I did an LPN program 1st, worked as one for 2 years, then went back for my RN.
You can do anything you put your mind to. Make sure you sleep every night, sleep is much more important than people think. You cannot absorb or recall information on sleep deprivation. Just keep pressing through. There's always a way, if you want it bad enough and it's possible to get by hard work. 🙂. Nursing is life changing.

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Thomas’s Answer

Shantrell,

We don't stop facing challenges along the way. Each challenge teaches us something that will help us get through the next challenge. I have been working since I was fifteen years old. I come from a low income community in the Southwest United States. Everything I have is under my name. I have been living away from home since I was 18. I put myself through university studies and graduate school. I put myself through countless volunteer hours and low wage jobs to get where I am now. I made sure to sacrifice my time and efforts to make the right connections or put me in positions to win. Only in recent years, have I been able to benefit from my hard work; and I still have so much more to accomplish and sacrifice for. Only in recent years, have I been able to put together the pieces of the puzzle (life, my career, learning experiences, etc.). Ultimately, it will take time and countless challenges for you to get where you are going.

Your goal is to cancel out the things you don't want in life and challenge yourself to go against things that will provide you with the things you do want. Try new things. Make connections. Fail (a lot). Succeed. Keep moving forward no matter what obstacles block your path!

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Shelby’s Answer

Hi Shantrell.

One of the main things I found challenging, still do to this day, is finding a specific career field where I'd like to work. There are so many different options and choices. How do you pick just one? I think it's important to volunteer, study, learn all about careers that you are interested in.

I feel like challenges helped me grow and get out of my comfort zone quite a bit. Working a full-time job, attending college classes full-time and volunteering with my local police department was a bit of a challenge. It was very time consuming and I felt like there was always something to be done. This also showed me that I can multitask and handle many big things on my plate at once. By doing all of these things, I was able to add both my Associates Degree in Criminal Justice and add volunteer hours to my resume. Both of these things have helped me out in my future with standing out in job searches.

I hope this helps!

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Shelby’s Answer

Hi Shantrell.

One of the main things I found challenging, still do to this day, is finding a specific career field where I'd like to work. There are so many different options and choices. How do you pick just one? I think it's important to volunteer, study, learn all about careers that you are interested in.

I feel like challenges helped me grow and get out of my comfort zone quite a bit. Working a full-time job, attending college classes full-time and volunteering with my local police department was a bit of a challenge. It was very time consuming and I felt like there was always something to be done. This also showed me that I can multitask and handle many big things on my plate at once. By doing all of these things, I was able to add both my Associates Degree in Criminal Justice and add volunteer hours to my resume. Both of these things have helped me out in my future with standing out in job searches.

I hope this helps!

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