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