Whether you are in the 5th grade, a job or building your life, you are accountable for managing the biz of you. My daughter had her second 5th grade conference. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend. My wife filled me in and to say the least my daughter is doing extremely well. So I sent the following from my hospital bed. Only time will tell if it sinks in.
I got the idea from Peter F. Drucker in The Effective Execurive. It works for a lot more than being an executive. It may be applied to all of our daily interactions.