20080503 Character YUVABHARATHI 1st Sunday 46s

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  • 1.  
  • 2. CHARACTER PROF. V. VISWANADHAM
  • 3. P E R S O N A L I T Y YOUR PERSONALITY IS YOUR WHOLE CHARACTER & NATURE
  • 4. C H A R A C T E R CHARACTER CONSISTS OF ALL THE QUALITIES YOU HAVE THAT COMBINE TO FORM YOUR PERSONALITY
  • 5. P E R S O N A L I T Y YOUR NATURE IS YOUR CHARACTER ~ SHOWN BY THE WAY YOU BEHAVE OR REACT TO OTHER PEOPLE, THINGS & CIRCUMSTANCES
  • 6. P E R S O N A L I T Y The moral quality and direction of YOUR BEHAVIOUR AND DECISIONS
  • 7. Engaging in morally relevant conduct or words, and Refraining from certain conduct or words C H A R A C T E R thoughts are also included
  • 8. TO SUCCEED YOU NEED COMPETENCE HOW ABOUT CHARACTER ?
  • 9. COMPONENTS OF CHARACTER Know Think Values Commit Plan Personal Social Behaviour
  • 10. What is good character ? PERSONAL
    • HONEST AND TRUTHFUL
    • RESPONSIBLE
    • SELF-MANAGEMENT AND
    • SELF-DISCIPLINE
    • COURAGEOUS
    • INTEGRITY
    PERSONAL SOCIAL
  • 11. What is good character? SOCIAL
    • SOCIABLE
    • BENEVOLENT
    • COMPASSIONATE
    • COURTEOUS
    • TRUSTWORTHY
  • 12. What promotes or prevents good character ? 1. Heredity 2. Early childhood experience 3. Modeling by important adults & older youth 4. Peer influence 5. S ocial environment 6. Communications Media 7. Content taught in the schools 8. Specific situations and Roles
  • 13. Good character is not formed automatically; it is developed over time through a sustained process of teaching, modeling, learning, and experience.
  • 14. A person with good character encourages reflection on actions and personal responsibility
  • 15. A person with good character believes that : the community/family must work together; integrates understanding, commitment to action, and action
  • 16. Character might best be defined as, “ values in action”
  • 17. “ To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  • 18.
    • “ The good-to-great companies
    • placed greater weight
    • on character attributes
    • than on specific educational background,
    • practical skills, specialized knowledge,
    • or work experience.
    • Not that specific knowledge or skills
    • are unimportant,
    • but they viewed these traits as
    • more teachable (or at least learnable),
    • whereas they believed
    • dimensions like
    • character, work ethic, basic intelligence,
    • dedication to fulfilling commitments,
    • and values are more ingrained.”
      • — Jim Collins, (2001), Good to Great
  • 19. CHARACTER IMPLIES : TRUSTWORTHINESS RESPECT RESPONSIBILITY FAIRNESS CARING CITIZENSHIP
  • 20.
    • Trustworthiness
    • BE HONEST
    • • DON’T DECEIVE, CHEAT OR STEAL
    • • BE RELIABLE —
    • DO WHAT YOU SAY YOU’LL DO
    • • HAVE THE COURAGE
    • TO DO THE RIGHT THING
    • • BUILD A GOOD REPUTATION
    • • BE LOYAL — STAND BY
    • YOUR FAMILY,
    • FRIENDS AND COUNTRY
  • 21.
    • RESPECT
    • TREAT OTHERS WITH RESPECT
    • • BE TOLERANT OF DIFFERENCES
    • • USE GOOD MANNERS
    • DO NOT USE BAD LANGUAGE
    • • BE CONSIDERATE
    • OF THE FEELINGS OF OTHERS
    • • DON’T THREATEN, HIT OR HURT ANYONE
    • • DEAL PEACEFULLY
    • WITH ANGER, INSULTS AND
    • DISAGREEMENTS
  • 22.
    • RESPONSIBILITY
    • DO WHAT YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO DO
    • • PERSEVERE: KEEP ON TRYING!
    • • ALWAYS DO YOUR BEST
    • • USE SELF-CONTROL
    • • BE SELF-DISCIPLINED
    • • THINK BEFORE YOU ACT
    • — CONSIDER THE CONSEQUENCES
    • • BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR YOUR CHOICES
  • 23.
    • Fairness
    • PLAY BY THE RULES
    • • TAKE TURNS AND SHARE
    • • BE OPEN-MINDED
    • LISTEN TO OTHERS
    • • DON’T TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OTHERS
    • • DON’T BLAME OTHERS CARELESSLY
  • 24.
    • Caring
    • BE KIND
    • • BE COMPASSIONATE
    • AND SHOW YOU CARE
    • • EXPRESS GRATITUDE
    • • FORGIVE OTHERS
    • • HELP PEOPLE IN NEED
  • 25.
    • CITIZENSHIP
    • DO YOUR SHARE
    • TO MAKE YOUR COMMUNITY BETTER
    • • COOPERATE
    • • STAY INFORMED
    • • BE A GOOD NEIGHBOUR
    • • OBEY LAWS AND RULES
    • • RESPECT AUTHORITY
    • • PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT
  • 26. DEVELOP YOUR CHARACTER YOUR SELF - CONFIDENCE WILL IMPROVE YOU NATURALLY SUCCEED YOU WILL BE MORE HAPPY
  • 27.
      • Character is
      • what you do
      • when no one
      • is watching
  • 28. Character is what you are in the dark
  • 29. character is needed to lead a good life
  • 30.
      • Character is
      • higher than intellect
  • 31.
      • Character is
      • the jewel of human life
  • 32.
      • Character is
      • the only secure
      • foundation
      • of the state
  • 33.
      • Character is
      • the only secure
      • foundation
      • of the state
  • 34.
      • Character is
      • in the eye of
      • the beholder
  • 35.
      • Character is
      • defined by
      • what you do
  • 36.
      • Character is
      • shaped
      • in the womb
  • 37. GEORGE WASHINGTON (1732-1799) Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder
  • 38. DWIGHT EISENHOWER (1890-1969) The qualities of a great man are : vision, integrity, courage, understanding, the power of articulation, and profundity of character
  • 39. RALPH WALDO EMERSON (1803-1882) -- American writer and philosopher The true test of civilization is not the census, nor the size of cities, nor the crops - no, but the kind of man the country turns out
  • 40. OTTO VON BISMARCK (1815-1898) -- Chancellor of Germany in the late 19th century Politics ruins the character
  • 41. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. (1929-1968) Civil Rights leader The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically... Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education
  • 42. ABIGAIL VAN BUREN ("Dear Abby") advice columnist The best index to a person's character is (a) how he treats people who can't do him any good, and (b) how he treats people who can't fight back
  • 43. THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY (1800-1859) -- British writer and politician The measure of a man's character is what he would do if he knew he never would be found out
  • 44. CHARACTER HELPS YOU TO SUCCEED Pyramid of Success
  • 45.
      • Shall
      • We
      • begin to do
      • something
      • to further improve
      • Our Character ?
  • 46.
      • A
      • BIG
      • THANK YOU
      • FOR YOUR
      • PATIENT
      • LISTENING