angelahousand.com
&
Activity Time:
Adjective Storm
www.gi%ed.uconn.edu
The National Research Center on
the Gifted and Talented
Watson College of Education
Angela Housand, Ph.D.
housanda@uncw.edu
This Week I Have the Honor…
Self-Mentoring
You are your own best mentor!
TM
Self-MentoringTM
Dr. Marsha Carr
• Department of Educational Leadership at UNCW
• Superintendent of Schools in WV for 10Ye...
Self-MentoringTM
Dr. Marsha Carr
Learning about yourself in
relation to a given organization
through a process of data
col...
Self-MentoringTM
Dr. Marsha Carr
1. Self-Awareness
2. Self-Development
3. Self-Reflection
4. Self-Monitoring
4 Stage Process
Self-MentoringTM
Dr. Marsha Carr
1. Identify Expectations
2. Prioritize
3. Determine Strategies
4. Implement Strategies
8 ...
Self-MentoringTM
A replacement for regular
mentoring models?
Self-MentoringTM
A replacement for regular
mentoring models?
NO
Grow by Design or Live a Life by Default
Future
Casting...
© Angela Housand, 2013
Future
Casting...
A Program for
Adolescents andYoung
Adults
FutureCasting...
© Angela Housand, 2013
Who are you?
Control the Message
Casting Call
Action
Social Capital
FutureCasting...
© Angela Housand, 2013
Connecting WhoYou Are
Today
With WhoYou Will Be
Tomorrow
FutureCasting...
© Angela Housand, 2013
3 Ring Conception of Giftedness
Pew Research Center, 2010
3376
Engineer Serendipity
Achieving
YOUR Destiny
Plan a Preferred Future
• Specific and measurable
• Balanced
Plan a Preferred Future
• Specific and measurable
• Balanced
Personal and “Professional”
for truly
Integrated Success
Achie...
Plan a Preferred Future
• Pragmatic
• Physically possible
• Consideration of limitations and
resources
Achieving
YOUR Dest...
Plan a Preferred Future
• Exploit available opportunities
• Create filters to prevent wasting time
and maintain focus
Achie...
Decide the WHO not WHAT
• Focuses on core competencies &
satisfactions
• Allows you to define what to do and
resources you ...
Decide the WHO not WHAT
• ALSO, what NOT to do
• Allows you to focus efforts, time, &
energy
Achieving
YOUR Destiny
Be HONEST with yourself
• Do not believe your own
rationalizations
• Consider your environment
• Consider your available r...
Ignore the Naysayers
• Constructive criticism is good --
Embrace it!
• Outside perspectives that are baseless
conjecture o...
Don’t Settle for Mediocrity
• Push the limits of your potential
• Outside perspectives that are baseless
conjecture or lad...
Dream BIG and dare to FAIL.
Don’t Settle for Mediocrity
• Don’t be left wondering if you could
have done more...
Achieving
YOUR Destiny
WHO AREYOU?
Did you know you have multiple identities?
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 in real ...
Activity Time:
Online ID
Ask them...
Activity Time:
Interest Inventory
Explore
www.skillcow.com
http://careerservices.rutgers.edu/PCCPinterests.shtml
https://diy.org/
Activity Time:
Remember the Future
What is
YOUR
definition of
success?
Activity Time:
Who am I?
HERO
Future Self
Future Self
• Research shows that people
think of their current selves and
future selves as different people.
(Pronin & Ro...
Future Self
• Limited ability to imagine one’s
future self leads to opting for
immediate gratification.
(van Gelder, Hershfi...
Seeking
Immediate Gratification
• Future consequences are not considered
• Respond reflexively rather than
intentionally and...
• Living in the “here and now” is one
of the strongest correlates of
delinquent behavior.
• People with a “here and now”
o...
in20years.com
Activity Time:
Who AreYour Heroes?
CreativeVisualization
A process of visualizing specific
behaviors or events occurring in
one’s life.
Assumes students’ have...
CreativeVisualization
• What do you see?
• What do you feel?
• What do you hear?
• What does it smell like?
Visualize
Yourself
in the
Future
CreativeVisualization
The best time to plant a
tree was 20 years ago.
The second best time is now.
Chinese Proverb
CreativeVisualization
NOT JUST ONE TIME!
Once the schema is clear, the
visualization can be repeated to
support continuati...
• Tied to Student’s
Identity
• Personally
Interesting
• Integral to the
Student’s Vision of
the future
• Viewed as Useful
...
AreYour
Efforts
Driven by
Your
Passions?
• If you could do anything for 8
hours a day for the rest of your
life, and money were no object,
what would you do?
• Am ...
Control the Message
Control the Message
Activity Time:
The Press Release
Why Control the
Message?
• College Admissions Officers & Committees
will search you
• Potential Employers will search you
•...
How To
Control the Message
• Find Out What’s on the Web
• Clean Up Content thatYou Don’t Want
Everyone in the World to See...
• With quotes around your name, search
yourself on Google,Yahoo!, and Bing
• What did you find?
Search Yourself
Search Yourself
You want to find:
• Favorable entries about your work
• Flattering or neutral mentions of your
personal life
Set Up Alerts!
google.com/alerts
Start with what you have posted:
• Delete any negative comments you’ve made
• Delete inappropriate photos or videos
• Chec...
You Can Start Fresh Too:
• Delete all of your accounts
• Create new ones with a unique name for
yourself
• Use your middle...
Remove Unflattering
Content
• Ask others to remove negative
content about you.
• Remove “tags” from photos
• Paid services:...
Reset Privacy Settings:
• Block groups or individuals from viewing
content that you would prefer to be
private
• Manage ou...
• Avoid overly prolific status updates
• Claim your domain name
GoDaddy.com
• Create a More Flattering Image Online
Other M...
The BEST Way To
Control the Message
Create Favorable Content
• Set up a linkedin.com profile that is public
• Get people to...
Activity Time:
The Ideal Day...
ACTION !!!
The Hero of Your
Own Story
S
M
A
T
R
pecific
easureable
ttainable
ealistic
ime-bound
Effective Goal Setting:
More Than SMART
Prioritized
Reviewed Periodically
Revised as Needed
Accountable to Others
Effective Goal Setting:
More Than SMART
Periodically review
goals and modify to
reflect changing
priorities and
experiences.
Effective Goal Setting:
More Than SMART
Share your goals and
engage with successful,
motivated people who
also set goals.
Avoid Unrealistic Goals
 Insufficient Information
 Goals Set by Other People
 Always Expecting Best
The greater danger for most
of us lies not in setting our
aim too high and falling short;
but in setting our aim too low,
...
Privacy &
Security
Categorize for
different types of
goals.
What steps will I
take to achieve my
goal?
Accountability:
Share
Reminders
Monitor
Progress
Reflect &
Evaluate
Goal attainment
is not luck,
Goal attainment
is not luck,
it takes time and
requires effort.
Cyclical
&
Ongoing
Social
Capital
Past Generations
Halligan (opinion), 2013
Millennials
Halligan (opinion), 2013
Past Generations
Halligan (opinion), 2013
Past Generations
Halligan (opinion), 2013
Millennials
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  1. 1. angelahousand.com &
  2. 2. Activity Time: Adjective Storm
  3. 3. www.gi%ed.uconn.edu The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented
  4. 4. Watson College of Education Angela Housand, Ph.D. housanda@uncw.edu
  5. 5. This Week I Have the Honor…
  6. 6. Self-Mentoring You are your own best mentor! TM
  7. 7. Self-MentoringTM Dr. Marsha Carr • Department of Educational Leadership at UNCW • Superintendent of Schools in WV for 10Years • Principal • Director of Curriculum • Reading Specialist • Colleague and Friend
  8. 8. Self-MentoringTM Dr. Marsha Carr Learning about yourself in relation to a given organization through a process of data collection and critical reflection.
  9. 9. Self-MentoringTM Dr. Marsha Carr 1. Self-Awareness 2. Self-Development 3. Self-Reflection 4. Self-Monitoring 4 Stage Process
  10. 10. Self-MentoringTM Dr. Marsha Carr 1. Identify Expectations 2. Prioritize 3. Determine Strategies 4. Implement Strategies 8 Steps 5. Collect Data 6. Network 7. Reflect 8. Monitor
  11. 11. Self-MentoringTM A replacement for regular mentoring models?
  12. 12. Self-MentoringTM A replacement for regular mentoring models? NO
  13. 13. Grow by Design or Live a Life by Default
  14. 14. Future Casting... © Angela Housand, 2013 Future Casting...
  15. 15. A Program for Adolescents andYoung Adults FutureCasting... © Angela Housand, 2013
  16. 16. Who are you? Control the Message Casting Call Action Social Capital FutureCasting... © Angela Housand, 2013
  17. 17. Connecting WhoYou Are Today With WhoYou Will Be Tomorrow FutureCasting... © Angela Housand, 2013
  18. 18. 3 Ring Conception of Giftedness
  19. 19. Pew Research Center, 2010
  20. 20. 3376
  21. 21. Engineer Serendipity
  22. 22. Achieving YOUR Destiny Plan a Preferred Future • Specific and measurable • Balanced
  23. 23. Plan a Preferred Future • Specific and measurable • Balanced Personal and “Professional” for truly Integrated Success Achieving YOUR Destiny
  24. 24. Plan a Preferred Future • Pragmatic • Physically possible • Consideration of limitations and resources Achieving YOUR Destiny
  25. 25. Plan a Preferred Future • Exploit available opportunities • Create filters to prevent wasting time and maintain focus Achieving YOUR Destiny
  26. 26. Decide the WHO not WHAT • Focuses on core competencies & satisfactions • Allows you to define what to do and resources you need Achieving YOUR Destiny
  27. 27. Decide the WHO not WHAT • ALSO, what NOT to do • Allows you to focus efforts, time, & energy Achieving YOUR Destiny
  28. 28. Be HONEST with yourself • Do not believe your own rationalizations • Consider your environment • Consider your available resources Achieving YOUR Destiny
  29. 29. Ignore the Naysayers • Constructive criticism is good -- Embrace it! • Outside perspectives that are baseless conjecture or laden with emotional projection is destructive for achievers Achieving YOUR Destiny
  30. 30. Don’t Settle for Mediocrity • Push the limits of your potential • Outside perspectives that are baseless conjecture or laden with emotional projection is destructive for achievers Achieving YOUR Destiny
  31. 31. Dream BIG and dare to FAIL.
  32. 32. Don’t Settle for Mediocrity • Don’t be left wondering if you could have done more... Achieving YOUR Destiny
  33. 33. WHO AREYOU?
  34. 34. Did you know you have multiple identities?
  35. 35. Volume The amount of information there is about you on the internet
  36. 36. 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
  37. 37. 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
  38. 38. 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?
  39. 39. Activity Time: Online ID
  40. 40. Ask them...
  41. 41. Activity Time: Interest Inventory
  42. 42. Explore www.skillcow.com http://careerservices.rutgers.edu/PCCPinterests.shtml https://diy.org/
  43. 43. Activity Time: Remember the Future
  44. 44. What is YOUR definition of success?
  45. 45. Activity Time: Who am I?
  46. 46. HERO
  47. 47. Future Self
  48. 48. Future Self • Research shows that people think of their current selves and future selves as different people. (Pronin & Ross, 2006; Wakslak et al., 2008)
  49. 49. Future Self • Limited ability to imagine one’s future self leads to opting for immediate gratification. (van Gelder, Hershfield, & Nordgren, 2013)
  50. 50. Seeking Immediate Gratification • Future consequences are not considered • Respond reflexively rather than intentionally and with control • Negatively related to “joy” and “happiness”
  51. 51. • Living in the “here and now” is one of the strongest correlates of delinquent behavior. • People with a “here and now” orientation respond to tangible stimuli and are unable to defer gratification. Future Self (Gottfredson & Hirshchi, 1990; Pratt & Cullen, 2000) (Nagin & Pogarsky, 2003)
  52. 52. in20years.com
  53. 53. Activity Time: Who AreYour Heroes?
  54. 54. CreativeVisualization A process of visualizing specific behaviors or events occurring in one’s life. Assumes students’ have experience with creative thinking and creative problem solving.
  55. 55. CreativeVisualization • What do you see? • What do you feel? • What do you hear? • What does it smell like?
  56. 56. Visualize Yourself in the Future
  57. 57. CreativeVisualization
  58. 58. The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. Chinese Proverb
  59. 59. CreativeVisualization NOT JUST ONE TIME! Once the schema is clear, the visualization can be repeated to support continuation toward goal attainment.
  60. 60. • Tied to Student’s Identity • Personally Interesting • Integral to the Student’s Vision of the future • Viewed as Useful (Eccles & Wigfield) Personally Meaningful
  61. 61. AreYour Efforts Driven by Your Passions?
  62. 62. • If you could do anything for 8 hours a day for the rest of your life, and money were no object, what would you do? • Am I excited to do what I’m doing every day? If not, is it me or something else? AskYourself
  63. 63. Control the Message
  64. 64. Control the Message
  65. 65. Activity Time: The Press Release
  66. 66. 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
  67. 67. How To Control the Message • Find Out What’s on the Web • Clean Up Content thatYou Don’t Want Everyone in the World to See • Create a More Flattering Image Online
  68. 68. • With quotes around your name, search yourself on Google,Yahoo!, and Bing • What did you find? Search Yourself
  69. 69. Search Yourself You want to find: • Favorable entries about your work • Flattering or neutral mentions of your personal life
  70. 70. Set Up Alerts! google.com/alerts
  71. 71. 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 Remove Unflattering Content
  72. 72. 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. Remove Unflattering Content
  73. 73. Remove Unflattering Content • Ask others to remove negative content about you. • Remove “tags” from photos • Paid services: reputation.com internetreputation.com
  74. 74. 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 Remove Unflattering Content
  75. 75. • Avoid overly prolific status updates • Claim your domain name GoDaddy.com • Create a More Flattering Image Online Other Message Management Tips
  76. 76. 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!
  77. 77. Activity Time: The Ideal Day...
  78. 78. ACTION !!! The Hero of Your Own Story
  79. 79. S M A T R pecific easureable ttainable ealistic ime-bound
  80. 80. Effective Goal Setting: More Than SMART Prioritized Reviewed Periodically Revised as Needed Accountable to Others
  81. 81. Effective Goal Setting: More Than SMART Periodically review goals and modify to reflect changing priorities and experiences.
  82. 82. Effective Goal Setting: More Than SMART Share your goals and engage with successful, motivated people who also set goals.
  83. 83. Avoid Unrealistic Goals  Insufficient Information  Goals Set by Other People  Always Expecting Best
  84. 84. The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark. -Michelangelo
  85. 85. Privacy & Security
  86. 86. Categorize for different types of goals.
  87. 87. What steps will I take to achieve my goal?
  88. 88. Accountability: Share Reminders
  89. 89. Monitor Progress
  90. 90. Reflect & Evaluate
  91. 91. Goal attainment is not luck,
  92. 92. Goal attainment is not luck, it takes time and requires effort.
  93. 93. Cyclical & Ongoing
  94. 94. Social Capital
  95. 95. Past Generations Halligan (opinion), 2013
  96. 96. Millennials Halligan (opinion), 2013
  97. 97. Past Generations Halligan (opinion), 2013
  98. 98. Past Generations Halligan (opinion), 2013
  99. 99. Millennials
  100. 100. Halligan (opinion), 2013
  101. 101. Halligan (opinion), 2013

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