To Do in the first 10-20 minutes: • Peer Planner Evaluation • Review for quiz • Response 10 • Do you think this class has changed you in any way? Why (or why not)? What things do you do anything differently? What things do you look at differently?
Mock Interview • Partners REQUIRED • Role play – take turns being the Employer and the Interviewee • Employer should read and select questions while the Interviewee should read Guide • Proceed by Employer asking questions and recording the answer of the Interviewee • Once 1st interview is done, switch roles • Grading – will be on the quality of your answers.
Keys to Success, Sixth Edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Chapter 12Creating Your Life: Building a Successful Future
“Successfully intelligent people… are flexible in adapting to the roles they need to fulfill. They recognize that they will have to change the way they work to fit the task and situation at hand, and then they analyze what these changes will have to be and make them.” Robert Sternberg
Real Questions, Practical Answers What knowledge will help me succeed in a changing world?
How Can You Continue to Activate Your Successful Intelligence? From now on, I will try to remember to:
Assess Yourself • Pg 399-402 • Complete the assessments • Add up your results • Fill in the chart on page 402 • Look back to your original assessments: • 12, 18, 24 • Chart on pg 119 • What are 3 ways you moved towards your goal?
What did I learn in this course? … Analytical • evaluate information sources • examine values and assumptions • analyze research materials • evaluate strategies in skill areas such as listening, memory, decision making, • problem solving, test taking, communication, and budgeting • read and listen critically • recognize that perspectives may differ but they are not necessarily wrong
… Creative • develop options when problems occur • find new solutions or ways of working to match learning or communication styles • create work products that have personal vision or style • explore majors and career areas with open-mindedness • experience other cultures or arts to gather new ideas • brainstorm ideas for projects or papers, • shift perspective • persist even when others don’t offer support
…Practical • use experience to learn and instinct to read a situation clearly • manage myself, stay motivated, and avoid procrastination • adapt to various situations • implement goals • translate knowledge about how I learn into useful strategies • manage money and career preparation with common sense • recognize when to stop and when to go on
How Will What You Learned in This Course Bring Success? • College Skills Promote Lifelong Learning • Flexibility Helps You Adapt to Change • Look for what happens when you meet someone or experience something new • Be willing to be surprised • Use your planning as a guide rather than a rule • Focus on what is rather than what is supposed to be
Lifelong Learning Strategies • Investigate new interests • Read, read, read • Keep on top of changes in your career • Spend time with interesting people • Talk to people from different generations • Delve into other cultures • Nurture a spiritual life • Experience the arts • Be creative
How Can You Make a Difference In Your Community? • You Can Help Others • Volunteering • Service Learning • Setting an Example • You Can Get Involved Locally and Nationally • You Can Help to Preserve Your Environment • Recycle anything that you can • Respect the outdoors • Reduce your “footprint”
How Can You Create and Live Your Personal Mission? (pg 394) • Consider CHARACTER What aspects of character are most valuable? • Consider CONTRIBUTIONS and ACHIEVEMENTS Where do you want to make a difference? • Consider VALUES How do your values inform your life goals? Live with Integrity Honesty, sincerity, responsibility, strength, and conviction
Who are the allies who can best support you in making your dreams happen?
How will you apply successful intelligence incollege, career, and life?
Thinking Successfully About Your Future • Analytical Thinking - examine how you now use successful intelligence in your daily life. Analyze what you consider important to include in your personal mission. • Creative Thinking - brainstorm positive thoughts about yourself as well as plans for the near and far future. • Practical Thinking - explore specific ways to be flexible in the face of change. Make a note of ways to help others and protect the environment.
hozh’q The Navaho would translate hozh’q as “the beauty of life as seen and created by a person.” The word incorporates many concepts, including health and well-being, balance and happiness. The Navaho perceive thathozh’q can start with one person and extend outward indefinitely, having a unifying effect on other people, on the world, and even on the universe. How would you apply this word to your life?
“…the world needs you to be forever the generation of strategic optimists, the generation with more dreams than memories, the generation that wakes up each morning and not only imagines that things can be better but also acts on that imagination every day.” Thomas L. Friedman, Pulitzer Prizewinning NY Times Columnist