Men of Honor

1493 WordsMay 15, 20066 Pages
An entrepreneur is a person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture (www.dictionary.com). Even though this is the definition of an entrepreneur, there are also many other attributes that are missing. As an entrepreneur you must have a wide variety of traits which can not only help you in creating ideas but improve them as well. Risk taking and leadership are only a few of the many characteristics you should possess. However, the one trait that is a necessity in anything you do is passion. Without it not only will you become bored with your work, but you will have less of a chance of becoming successful. One film that shows this passion and dedication is "Men of Honor" starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and Robert…show more content…
In a final twist of fate, the men threw down Carl's tool bag but not before slashing a hole in the side allowing all the tools and supplies to sink separately. Most men would have given up but Carl persevered. Finding every piece and working slowly Carl remained under water while every other diver surfaced. The top navy commander gave orders to Sunday to make sure Carl didn't get back up until he stopped moving. Sunday was unable to follow these orders and worked on motivating Carl to surface. Carl was determined to finish the task and refused to leave until it was done. He didn't say he couldn't finish and he never once complained about the unfair situation. Instead, he stayed put until the task at hand was complete. Nine hours later Carl appeared, shaking and slightly blue. He climbed out of the water, but not before showing the group, that had gathered, his completion of the project. Thus, making Carl an official Navy Diver. Soon after, Carl graduated diving school. He began receiving jobs on navel ships. While away, on mission, he left his wife, Jo, and their son behind. Carl never had many problems with diving. However on one mission, Carl had to find a bomb that was in the ocean from an old attack. While on the ocean floor a Russian submarine began to approach. Carl barely made it away from the submarine. Through the dust, Carl saw what the submarine had uncovered; the bomb. Once Carl surfaced he was immediately deemed a hero and everyone was extremely joyful.

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