Overcoming Negative Success IndicatorsNAME: Steven SantiagoDirections: Below, you will find a list of some of the most common negative successindicators for students today. Develop at least two positive strategies to overcome eachindicator.Making excuses and blaming others:1. Listen and sit in front of the class so that you could have full attention to yourprofessor.2. Ask questions in class so you could get a better knowledge of what’s going on.Tardiness (late for classes):1. Be on time a few minutes before class, the professor usually give important info onclass work.2. Set a schedule so that you have your errands and school set on time accordingly.Avoiding responsibility:1. Get help from a professor or a guidance counselor, they should give you tips on howto keep track.2. Avoid going out all the time so you could have your mind more set on class.Partying over studying:1. Cut your parting time so that it could go along with your school schedule.2. Plan the days you have assignments and free time.Apathy:1. Concentrate on the work you are doing, chart down notes which will help a lot.2. Refocus so you could keep up with the class and worry about what you missed after.No focus or goals1. Set a goal for your school year and read it often so that it sticks with you throughoutthe semester.2. Listen to instructions from your professor, have an I-can-do-it-attitude.Pessimism:1. Think positive and have a positive attitude. It should help class go by and help withbetter grades.2. Have student give you feedback on school work and ask how your work could bebetter.
Social isolation (shyness):1. Ask your classmates questions, usually you end up speaking to them more often.2. Join group activities which will give you more options to speak to others.