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  • 1. angelahousand.com &
  • 2. Activity Time: Adjective Storm
  • 3. www.gi%ed.uconn.edu The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented
  • 4. Watson College of Education Angela Housand, Ph.D. housanda@uncw.edu
  • 5. This Week I Have the Honor…
  • 6. Self-Mentoring You are your own best mentor! TM
  • 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. Self-MentoringTM Dr. Marsha Carr Learning about yourself in relation to a given organization through a process of data collection and critical reflection.
  • 9. Self-MentoringTM Dr. Marsha Carr 1. Self-Awareness 2. Self-Development 3. Self-Reflection 4. Self-Monitoring 4 Stage Process
  • 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. Self-MentoringTM A replacement for regular mentoring models?
  • 12. Self-MentoringTM A replacement for regular mentoring models? NO
  • 13. Grow by Design or Live a Life by Default
  • 14. Future Casting... © Angela Housand, 2013 Future Casting...
  • 15. A Program for Adolescents andYoung Adults FutureCasting... © Angela Housand, 2013
  • 16. Who are you? Control the Message Casting Call Action Social Capital FutureCasting... © Angela Housand, 2013
  • 17. Connecting WhoYou Are Today With WhoYou Will Be Tomorrow FutureCasting... © Angela Housand, 2013
  • 18. 3 Ring Conception of Giftedness
  • 19. Pew Research Center, 2010
  • 20. 3376
  • 21. Engineer Serendipity
  • 22. Achieving YOUR Destiny Plan a Preferred Future • Specific and measurable • Balanced
  • 23. Plan a Preferred Future • Specific and measurable • Balanced Personal and “Professional” for truly Integrated Success Achieving YOUR Destiny
  • 24. Plan a Preferred Future • Pragmatic • Physically possible • Consideration of limitations and resources Achieving YOUR Destiny
  • 25. Plan a Preferred Future • Exploit available opportunities • Create filters to prevent wasting time and maintain focus Achieving YOUR Destiny
  • 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. Decide the WHO not WHAT • ALSO, what NOT to do • Allows you to focus efforts, time, & energy Achieving YOUR Destiny
  • 28. Be HONEST with yourself • Do not believe your own rationalizations • Consider your environment • Consider your available resources Achieving YOUR Destiny
  • 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. 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. Dream BIG and dare to FAIL.
  • 32. Don’t Settle for Mediocrity • Don’t be left wondering if you could have done more... Achieving YOUR Destiny
  • 33. WHO AREYOU?
  • 34. Did you know you have multiple identities?
  • 35. Volume The amount of information there is about you on the internet
  • 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. 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. 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. Activity Time: Online ID
  • 40. Ask them...
  • 41. Activity Time: Interest Inventory
  • 42. Explore www.skillcow.com http://careerservices.rutgers.edu/PCCPinterests.shtml https://diy.org/
  • 43. Activity Time: Remember the Future
  • 44. What is YOUR definition of success?
  • 45. Activity Time: Who am I?
  • 46. HERO
  • 47. Future Self
  • 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. Future Self • Limited ability to imagine one’s future self leads to opting for immediate gratification. (van Gelder, Hershfield, & Nordgren, 2013)
  • 50. Seeking Immediate Gratification • Future consequences are not considered • Respond reflexively rather than intentionally and with control • Negatively related to “joy” and “happiness”
  • 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. in20years.com
  • 53. Activity Time: Who AreYour Heroes?
  • 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. CreativeVisualization • What do you see? • What do you feel? • What do you hear? • What does it smell like?
  • 56. Visualize Yourself in the Future
  • 57. CreativeVisualization
  • 58. The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. Chinese Proverb
  • 59. CreativeVisualization NOT JUST ONE TIME! Once the schema is clear, the visualization can be repeated to support continuation toward goal attainment.
  • 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. AreYour Efforts Driven by Your Passions?
  • 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. Control the Message
  • 64. Control the Message
  • 65. Activity Time: The Press Release
  • 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. 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. • With quotes around your name, search yourself on Google,Yahoo!, and Bing • What did you find? Search Yourself
  • 69. Search Yourself You want to find: • Favorable entries about your work • Flattering or neutral mentions of your personal life
  • 70. Set Up Alerts! google.com/alerts
  • 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. 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. Remove Unflattering Content • Ask others to remove negative content about you. • Remove “tags” from photos • Paid services: reputation.com internetreputation.com
  • 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. • Avoid overly prolific status updates • Claim your domain name GoDaddy.com • Create a More Flattering Image Online Other Message Management Tips
  • 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. Activity Time: The Ideal Day...
  • 78. ACTION !!! The Hero of Your Own Story
  • 79. S M A T R pecific easureable ttainable ealistic ime-bound
  • 80. Effective Goal Setting: More Than SMART Prioritized Reviewed Periodically Revised as Needed Accountable to Others
  • 81. Effective Goal Setting: More Than SMART Periodically review goals and modify to reflect changing priorities and experiences.
  • 82. Effective Goal Setting: More Than SMART Share your goals and engage with successful, motivated people who also set goals.
  • 83. Avoid Unrealistic Goals  Insufficient Information  Goals Set by Other People  Always Expecting Best
  • 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. Privacy & Security
  • 86. Categorize for different types of goals.
  • 87. What steps will I take to achieve my goal?
  • 88. Accountability: Share Reminders
  • 89. Monitor Progress
  • 90. Reflect & Evaluate
  • 91. Goal attainment is not luck,
  • 92. Goal attainment is not luck, it takes time and requires effort.
  • 93. Cyclical & Ongoing
  • 94. Social Capital
  • 95. Past Generations Halligan (opinion), 2013
  • 96. Millennials Halligan (opinion), 2013
  • 97. Past Generations Halligan (opinion), 2013
  • 98. Past Generations Halligan (opinion), 2013
  • 99. Millennials
  • 100. Halligan (opinion), 2013
  • 101. Halligan (opinion), 2013