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What is executive - level confidence? According to this article, why do executives
What is the impostor syndrome? What effect can this have on one’s career path?
According to the article, why do women in particular struggle with confidence? Do
According to this article, we can gain or learn confidence. What do you think
about this idea? Can you think of a specific example from your life?
There are the 10 steps to executive-level confidence in this article. Among them,
which one do you think is the most important for becoming more confident? Which one
do you think you need the most?
Does your country have a national space program? Do you think
national space programs are important? Why/ why not?
What do you think led more than 200,000 people to sign up for this TV
show? According to author, they want to leave their names in history. Do you
agree with that?
If you had the opportunity, would you participate in this program? Why/
why not? What do you think are the consequences for those who participate?
On Mars, when the program happens, there will be no police. What do
you think will happen if someone commits a crime? Who do you think will
control the morale?
Do you think that treating this event as a TV show instead of a scientific
event is right? Why/why not?
When the program is launched, will you watch it? Why/why not?
Do you think the idea of a one-way trip to Mars is a good idea?
Why is this trip intended to be “one-way” ? Why won’t it be a round-trip
How will this project be funded? Do you think this is a good idea? Do
you think it is ethical?
Why does Bas Lansdorp think sending humans will be better than
sending robots? What do you think about his reasoning?
What is NASA? What is Mars One? How are they similar and/or
different? Who do you think funds these enterprises?
Had you heard about e-cigarettes before reading this article? Have you ever seen
e-cigarettes in your country or in other countries?
What are the differences between e-cigarettes and normal cigarettes? Could you
explain or describe e-cigarettes? What questions about them do you have?
What does the article mention about e-cigarette regulations? What do you think
about this situation? Is it ok or not?
In your county, can a person who is under 18 buy cigarettes? Does your country
have law about this? Do you think minors should be able to buy e-cigarettes?
According to the article, are e-cigarettes (healthy)? Are they good for one’s
health? What do you think about normal smoking? In your country, do men smoke more
or less than women?
Why do you think some groups want to classify e-cigarettes as medicinal? What
are the different reactions to this idea that are mentioned in the article? Do you think they
should be “medicinal” (like a nicotine patch or gum that helps people to quit smoking)?
Do you play video games? If so, which ones and how often? Do you
think they have more of a positive or negative affect on your life?
According to the article, what are some drawbacks associated with
What are some differences between old and new video games?
How are video games often viewed differently by parents and children?
Do you think there is a way for parents and children to get on the same page
about these games?
According to the article, what is the relationship between video games
and research nowadays? What potential problems/risks are associated with
this close relationship?
What are some possible solutions to the drawbacks (associated with
video games) that are mentioned in the article?