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Lauren Starkey
Re: 9/19 Discussion
Fri Sep 19, 2014 2:50pm
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For my personal narrative I chose to write about my experiences working at Chick-fil-a for over the past year and a half. When I read the prompt about choosing something that changed my life it was one of the first things that popped into my mind. I chose to write about this experience over any other topic because it has been one of the most instrumental events in my maturing. It was also one of the main parts of my life throughout my junior and senior years of high school; I spent more time at Chick-fil-a than I did at home during the summer. I often worked forty hours or more during the summer and typically did not leave the store before one in the morning. Some of the main points I used to support the fact that Chick-fil-a changed my life are that I gained customer relations skills, responsibility, leadership and time management. Because of the philosophies that Chick-fil-a bases its business on I gained a greater respect for the importance of communication and good customer relations. My promotions and training taught me how to handle responsibilities and leadership the proper way. I learned to lead my staff without being overly bossy, in order to keep respect flowing both ways. Throughout my time at Chick-fil-a I matured in many ways and it help me feel better prepared for college. My job allowed me to learn time management skills because I was often going from school directly to work and had to learn to balance both of those schedules with homework and still having fun. The skills I used to organize and balance everything then have been extremely helpful in preparing me to balance all of the activities in college with my school work. Overall my time and learning experiences at Chick-fil-a is something I would not change for anything. It was hard at time and I often complained about hating it at the end of a long shift but as a whole my experience was a positive one. I made life long friends, learned a lot about business management, and developed many other skills that will be useful to me in the future.
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