Essay about Taking Responsibility For Your Actions

1008 Words Dec 2nd, 2015 null Page
Seek responsibility and take responsibility for your actions, what that means is that when you do something, make a decision, whatever it may be, take responsibility for them. Being a leader of any kind, at any level means someone either looks up to you, or they simply look to you for guidance. When you have people under you, or that you are in charge of, you have to be on top of things, know how to handle any situation, and if you do not know how to handle a situation, then know where you can find information on how to handle the situation. Marines past, present, and future all have had to and will have to take responsibilities for their actions. In some way, shape, or form we cannot just try and weasel our way out of a situation.
Actively seek out challenging assignments for your professional development. Seeking responsibilities also means that you take the responsibility for your actions. You are responsible for all your unit does or fails to do. Stick by your convictions and be willing to accept justified and constructive criticism. When we seek responsibility, that means that we are looking for ways to improve ourselves in some way shape or form. As a United States Marine we have to hold ourselves accountable for not just our actions but when we do not seek responsibility for ourselves. We can not expect ourselves, as a Corps, to improve at all if our NCO 's and even junior Marines do not seek and take responsibility for our actions.
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