Future
Casting...
Casting.™

Become the Hero of Your Own Story
!

© Angela Housand, 2013
&

angelahousand.com
Future
Casting.™
© Angela Housand, 2013
FutureCasting.™
A Portfolio
Development Process
for Adolescents and
Emerging Adults	

!

© Angela Housand, 2013
FutureCasting.org
Who are you?	

Control the Message	

Casting Call	

Action	

Social Capital	

!

© Angela Housand, 2013
WHO ARE YOU?
Control the Message
CASTING
CALL
BE THE HERO THAT CHANGES EVERYTHING
CT
A

!!!
N
IO

The Hero of Your
Own Story
Social	

Capital
FutureCasting...
Connecting Who Students Are 	

Today	

With Who They Will Be
Tomorrow	

!

© Angela Housand, 2013
3 Ring Conception of Giftedness
Pew Research Center, 2010
76
20
Engineer Serendipity
Enable Students to
Achieve a Chosen
Destiny
Plan a Preferred Future
Decide WHO not WHAT to be
Pragmatic honesty
Enable Students to
Achieve a Chosen
Destiny
Focus on what is important to prevent
wasting time
!

Achieve more than they e...
WHO ARE YOU?
Did you know you have multiple identities?
Activity Time:
Weebly Beginnings
Activity Time:
S. W. O. T.
SWOT
Analysis
Internal Origin 	

!

Attributes of the
Individual
External Origin
!

Helpful	

to achieving the
objective

...
© Angela Housand, 2013
© Angela Housand, 2013
Strengths
What unique skills do I have?	

What do I do well?	

What resources do I have available?	

Who do I know that ca...
Weaknesses
What areas do I need to improve?	

What do others view as my weakness
or area for improvement?	

What is someth...
Opportunities
What opportunities are already
available to me?	

How can I use my strengths to create
opportunities for mys...
Threats
What could hinder my success?	

What are potential problems I could
encounter?	

What are the challenges I face?	
...
Activity Time:
Explore

© Angela Housand, 2013
Explore
Explore
Students Conduct Research to Answer:

What are my values?
How do I like to spend my time?
What might I want to do ...
LIFE!
VALUES!
INVENTORY
Values clarification & Personal Development!
!

Fill out a rather extensive questionnaire and recei...
Explore
www.skillcow.com	

cfnc.org	

https://diy.org/	

www.mynextmove.org	

www.lifevaluesinventory.org
Visualize
Yourself
in the
Future
Activity Time:
The Accomplishments

© Angela Housand, 2013
Activity Time:
The Ideal Day...
Activity Time:
Remember the Future
CASTING
CALL
BE THE HERO THAT CHANGES EVERYTHING
Future Self
in20years.com
Activity Time:
Tagxedo Me
!

www.tagxedo.com
Personally Meaningful
• Tied to Student’s
Identity
• Personally
Interesting
• Integral to the
Student’s Vision of
the futu...
Control the Message
Why Control the
Message?

• College Admissions Officers & Committees
will search you	


• Potential Employers will search y...
Digital
Identity
Volume
The amount of information there is about
you on the internet
Relevancy
The usefulness of the information that exists
about you and how consistent that
information is with you you say ...
Purity
The amount of information that comes up in
an Internet search that is about you and not
someone with a similar name...
Diversity
The mixture of information found when you
are searched online:	


•
•
•

Do you have a website?	

Are you found ...
Activity Time:
Online ID

© Angela Housand, 2013
Search Yourself

• With quotes around your name, search
yourself on Google,Yahoo!, and Bing	


• What did you find?
Search Yourself

You want to find:	


• Favorable entries about your work 	

• Flattering or neutral mentions of your
perso...
Activity Time:
Digital Footprint

© Angela Housand, 2013
How To
Control the Message

• Find Out What’s on the Web	

• Clean Up Content that You Don’t Want
Everyone in the World to...
Set Up Alerts!

google.com/alerts
Remove Unflattering
Content
Start with what you have posted:	


• Delete any negative comments you’ve made	

• Delete inapp...
Remove Unflattering
Content
You Can Start Fresh Too:	


• Delete all of your accounts	

• Create new ones with a unique nam...
Remove Unflattering
Content
• Ask others to remove negative
content about you.	


• Remove “tags” from photos	

• Paid serv...
Remove Unflattering
Content
Reset Privacy Settings:	


• Block groups or individuals from viewing
content that you would pr...
Other Message
Management Tips

• Avoid overly prolific status updates	

• Claim your domain name	

GoDaddy.com	


• Create ...
The BEST Way To
Control the Message
Create Favorable Content

• Set up a linkedin.com profile that is public	

• Get people...
CT
A

!!!
N
IO

The Hero of Your
Own Story
Specific
Measureable
Attainable
Realistic
Time-bound
Cyclical
&
Ongoing
www.liftinternational.com
Goal attainment
is not luck, 



Goal attainment
is not luck, 

it takes time and
requires effort.

Social	

Capital
Activity Time:
Meme

© Angela Housand, 2013
© Angela Housand, 2013
Activity Time:
Map the Network

© Angela Housand, 2013
Explicit Hierarchy
Explicit Hierarchy
Institutional Hierarchy
Implicit Hierarchy
(bytelaunch.com)
Thank You!
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  1. 1. Future Casting... Casting.™ Become the Hero of Your Own Story ! © Angela Housand, 2013
  2. 2. & angelahousand.com
  3. 3. Future Casting.™ © Angela Housand, 2013
  4. 4. FutureCasting.™ A Portfolio Development Process for Adolescents and Emerging Adults ! © Angela Housand, 2013
  5. 5. FutureCasting.org Who are you? Control the Message Casting Call Action Social Capital ! © Angela Housand, 2013
  6. 6. WHO ARE YOU?
  7. 7. Control the Message
  8. 8. CASTING CALL BE THE HERO THAT CHANGES EVERYTHING
  9. 9. CT A !!! N IO The Hero of Your Own Story
  10. 10. Social Capital
  11. 11. FutureCasting... Connecting Who Students Are Today With Who They Will Be Tomorrow ! © Angela Housand, 2013
  12. 12. 3 Ring Conception of Giftedness
  13. 13. Pew Research Center, 2010
  14. 14. 76 20
  15. 15. Engineer Serendipity
  16. 16. Enable Students to Achieve a Chosen Destiny Plan a Preferred Future Decide WHO not WHAT to be Pragmatic honesty
  17. 17. Enable Students to Achieve a Chosen Destiny Focus on what is important to prevent wasting time ! Achieve more than they ever imagined possible
  18. 18. WHO ARE YOU?
  19. 19. Did you know you have multiple identities?
  20. 20. Activity Time: Weebly Beginnings
  21. 21. Activity Time: S. W. O. T.
  22. 22. SWOT Analysis Internal Origin ! Attributes of the Individual External Origin ! Helpful to achieving the objective S W O T Strengths Opportunities Attributes of the Environment Harmful to achieving the objective Weaknesses Threats
  23. 23. © Angela Housand, 2013
  24. 24. © Angela Housand, 2013
  25. 25. Strengths What unique skills do I have? What do I do well? What resources do I have available? Who do I know that can help me? What experiences have I had that will help me as I move forward? © Angela Housand, 2013
  26. 26. Weaknesses What areas do I need to improve? What do others view as my weakness or area for improvement? What is something I would like to change? © Angela Housand, 2013
  27. 27. Opportunities What opportunities are already available to me? How can I use my strengths to create opportunities for myself? Who might be willing to help me? © Angela Housand, 2013
  28. 28. Threats What could hinder my success? What are potential problems I could encounter? What are the challenges I face? What are the restrictions in my life (time, money, vehicle, access to computer or the Internet, etc.)? © Angela Housand, 2013
  29. 29. Activity Time: Explore © Angela Housand, 2013
  30. 30. Explore
  31. 31. Explore Students Conduct Research to Answer: What are my values? How do I like to spend my time? What might I want to do in the future? What skills do I need to be successful in the future? What steps do I need to take to attain my vision of the future? © Angela Housand, 2013
  32. 32. LIFE! VALUES! INVENTORY Values clarification & Personal Development! ! Fill out a rather extensive questionnaire and receive results.!
  33. 33. Explore www.skillcow.com cfnc.org https://diy.org/ www.mynextmove.org www.lifevaluesinventory.org
  34. 34. Visualize Yourself in the Future
  35. 35. Activity Time: The Accomplishments © Angela Housand, 2013
  36. 36. Activity Time: The Ideal Day...
  37. 37. Activity Time: Remember the Future
  38. 38. CASTING CALL BE THE HERO THAT CHANGES EVERYTHING
  39. 39. Future Self
  40. 40. in20years.com
  41. 41. Activity Time: Tagxedo Me ! www.tagxedo.com
  42. 42. Personally Meaningful • Tied to Student’s Identity • Personally Interesting • Integral to the Student’s Vision of the future • Viewed as Useful (Eccles & Wigfield)
  43. 43. Control the Message
  44. 44. Why Control the Message? • College Admissions Officers & Committees will search you • Potential Employers will search you • Friends (& non-friends) will search you • Your Competition will search you • Potential Boyfriend/Girlfriend will search you © Angela Housand, 2013
  45. 45. Digital Identity
  46. 46. Volume The amount of information there is about you on the internet
  47. 47. Relevancy The usefulness of the information that exists about you and how consistent that information is with you you say you are and what you claim to value
  48. 48. Purity The amount of information that comes up in an Internet search that is about you and not someone with a similar name or similar interests
  49. 49. Diversity The mixture of information found when you are searched online: • • • Do you have a website? Are you found in real time content? Are there images and video of you?
  50. 50. Activity Time: Online ID © Angela Housand, 2013
  51. 51. Search Yourself • With quotes around your name, search yourself on Google,Yahoo!, and Bing • What did you find?
  52. 52. Search Yourself You want to find: • Favorable entries about your work • Flattering or neutral mentions of your personal life
  53. 53. Activity Time: Digital Footprint © Angela Housand, 2013
  54. 54. How To Control the Message • Find Out What’s on the Web • Clean Up Content that You Don’t Want Everyone in the World to See • Create a More Flattering Image Online
  55. 55. Set Up Alerts! google.com/alerts
  56. 56. Remove Unflattering Content Start with what you have posted: • Delete any negative comments you’ve made • Delete inappropriate photos or videos • Check all sites! ! • Edit blog entries that are negative
  57. 57. Remove Unflattering Content You Can Start Fresh Too: • Delete all of your accounts • Create new ones with a unique name for yourself • Use your middle initial • Use your nickname • Remember...Nothing really ever goes away.
  58. 58. Remove Unflattering Content • Ask others to remove negative content about you. • Remove “tags” from photos • Paid services: reputation.com internetreputation.com
  59. 59. Remove Unflattering Content Reset Privacy Settings: • Block groups or individuals from viewing content that you would prefer to be private • Manage our groups regularly and remove unsupportive members
  60. 60. Other Message Management Tips • Avoid overly prolific status updates • Claim your domain name GoDaddy.com • Create a More Flattering Image Online
  61. 61. The BEST Way To Control the Message Create Favorable Content • Set up a linkedin.com profile that is public • Get people to “endorse” you professionally • Update profiles regularly • Blog on a topic of interest • Contribute in positive ways to the online community - and do so often!
  62. 62. CT A !!! N IO The Hero of Your Own Story
  63. 63. Specific Measureable Attainable Realistic Time-bound
  64. 64. Cyclical & Ongoing
  65. 65. www.liftinternational.com
  66. 66. Goal attainment is not luck, 
 

  67. 67. Goal attainment is not luck, 
 it takes time and requires effort.

  68. 68. Social Capital
  69. 69. Activity Time: Meme © Angela Housand, 2013
  70. 70. © Angela Housand, 2013
  71. 71. Activity Time: Map the Network © Angela Housand, 2013
  72. 72. Explicit Hierarchy
  73. 73. Explicit Hierarchy Institutional Hierarchy
  74. 74. Implicit Hierarchy
  75. 75. (bytelaunch.com)
  76. 76. Thank You!

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