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Failing to Succeed
angelahousand.com
&
The Year of…
GREAT
EXPECTATIONS
3rd
lthough there are many
possible explanations for
why one could fail, effort
and ability are the most
likely causes that st...
Teacher Rating of Students
Student Self-Rating
R2 = .52
Quality
of
Work
Ability
R2 = .11
Quality
of
Work
Effort
(Siegle & ...
Ascending Intellectual Demand
Mihaly	
Csikszentmihalyi
Apathy
Flow	Channel
In 2015 the ACHA surveyed over
93,000 college students.
Nearly 1/2 reported that academics
had been very difficult to hand...
Stay
in the
Struggle
I have not failed 1000 times…
-Thomas Edison
I have not failed 1000 times…
I have successfully
discovered 1000 ways to NOT
make a light bulb.
-Thomas Edison
ITERATE
Learn contingency planning…
Overcome adversity.
Take responsibility for their actions…
Persevering in the Face of Obstacles
Find the good in a bad situation…
The Year of…
GREATER
EXPECTATIONS
4th
False praise can be as
harmful as no praise!
Don’t
you
think
if I were
wrong,
I’d
KNOW it?
Lack of
Honest
Self-Appraisal
Skills
Diminishes Value of Authentic Praise
S
TO
W
Helpful
to achieving the
objective
Harmful
to achieving the
objective
Internal Origin
Attributes of the
Individual
...
Strengths
What unique skills do I have?
What do I do well?
What experiences have I had that
will help me as I move forward...
Weaknesses
What areas do I need to improve?
What do others view as my
weakness or area for improvement?
What is something ...
Opportunities
What resources do I have available?
Who do I know that can help me?
What opportunities am I already
taking a...
Threats
What could hinder my success?
What are potential problems I could
encounter?
What are the challenges I face?
What ...
At some point over the past 12 months:
Hopeless
Overwhelmed
Exhausted
Very Sad
Overwhelming Anxiety
0.0 25.0 50.0 75.0 100...
What is
YOUR
definition of
success?
The Year of…
EVEN GREATER
EXPECTATIONS
5th
Critical Internal Voice
Fear of Failure
Goal Achievement
Opportunities
“Fear of Failure” Signs:
• Worry about what others will think
• Worry that people will think they
are not smart
• Worry ab...
“Fear of Failure” Signs:
• Attempt to lower expectations
• Physical symptoms as deadline
approaches
• Procrastination
Influence
• List the past five years
vertically
(2015, 2014, 2013…).
• List the most important
event that occurred in your...
Influence
• Estimate the percentage of
control or influence you had
over each event.
2015…
2014…
2013…
2012…
2011…
Influence
• When you reflect on your
experience, do you find that
you had more control than
you thought?
• Young people ma...
Individuals cannot
perceive a relationship
between their behavior
and the outcomes of
that behavior.
Amotivation Intrinsic...
Amotivation
IntrinsicMotivation
External Regulation:
Behavior is externally motivated
by punishment, reward, or need
for c...
Amotivation
IntrinsicMotivation
Introjection:
Individual acts to gain approval
but do not understand the
purpose of their ...
Amotivation
IntrinsicMotivation
Identification:
Individual’s behaviors become
personally meaningful.
Introjection:
Individu...
Amotivation
IntrinsicMotivation
Integration:
Individual’s behaviors become
central to their self-identity.
Identification:
...
Intrinsic Motivation
Relatedness
Competence
Autonomy
The Year of…
A NEW HOPE
6th
Risk
Taking
Increased Confidence
Increased Sense of Control
Decision-Making
Practice
Skills to Manage Anxiety
& Overcome Fears
5 Categories of Risk
Intellectual
Social
Emotional
Physical
Spiritual
Systematic Risk-Taking
• Understand benefits of risk-taking
• Self-Assess for risk categories
• Identify personal needs
• ...
Autonomy
The freedom to choose…
Failure taught me things
about myself
that I could have
learned no other way.
J.K. Rowling
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Failing to Succeed

  1. 1. Failing to Succeed
  2. 2. angelahousand.com &
  3. 3. The Year of… GREAT EXPECTATIONS
  4. 4. 3rd
  5. 5. lthough there are many possible explanations for why one could fail, effort and ability are the most likely causes that students report. – Good & Brophy A
  6. 6. Teacher Rating of Students Student Self-Rating R2 = .52 Quality of Work Ability R2 = .11 Quality of Work Effort (Siegle & McCoach) R2 = .66 Quality of Work Ability R2 = .63 Quality of Work Effort
  7. 7. Ascending Intellectual Demand
  8. 8. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  9. 9. Apathy Flow Channel
  10. 10. In 2015 the ACHA surveyed over 93,000 college students. Nearly 1/2 reported that academics had been very difficult to handle.
  11. 11. Stay in the Struggle
  12. 12. I have not failed 1000 times… -Thomas Edison
  13. 13. I have not failed 1000 times… I have successfully discovered 1000 ways to NOT make a light bulb. -Thomas Edison
  14. 14. ITERATE
  15. 15. Learn contingency planning…
  16. 16. Overcome adversity.
  17. 17. Take responsibility for their actions…
  18. 18. Persevering in the Face of Obstacles
  19. 19. Find the good in a bad situation…
  20. 20. The Year of… GREATER EXPECTATIONS
  21. 21. 4th
  22. 22. False praise can be as harmful as no praise!
  23. 23. Don’t you think if I were wrong, I’d KNOW it?
  24. 24. Lack of Honest Self-Appraisal Skills
  25. 25. Diminishes Value of Authentic Praise
  26. 26. S TO W Helpful to achieving the objective Harmful to achieving the objective Internal Origin Attributes of the Individual Strengths Weaknesses External Origin Attributes of the Environment Opportunities Threats SWOT Analysis
  27. 27. Strengths What unique skills do I have? What do I do well? What experiences have I had that will help me as I move forward? © Angela Housand, 2013
  28. 28. Weaknesses What areas do I need to improve? What do others view as my weakness or area for improvement? What is something I would like to change? © Angela Housand, 2013
  29. 29. Opportunities What resources do I have available? Who do I know that can help me? What opportunities am I already taking advantage of? Could I be doing more to leverage existing opportunities? © Angela Housand, 2013
  30. 30. Threats What could hinder my success? What are potential problems I could encounter? What are the challenges I face? What are the restrictions in my life (time, money, access to the Internet, etc.)? © Angela Housand, 2013
  31. 31. At some point over the past 12 months: Hopeless Overwhelmed Exhausted Very Sad Overwhelming Anxiety 0.0 25.0 50.0 75.0 100.0 56.9% 63.9% 81.7% 85.6% 47.7%
  32. 32. What is YOUR definition of success?
  33. 33. The Year of… EVEN GREATER EXPECTATIONS
  34. 34. 5th
  35. 35. Critical Internal Voice
  36. 36. Fear of Failure Goal Achievement Opportunities
  37. 37. “Fear of Failure” Signs: • Worry about what others will think • Worry that people will think they are not smart • Worry about disappointing people
  38. 38. “Fear of Failure” Signs: • Attempt to lower expectations • Physical symptoms as deadline approaches • Procrastination
  39. 39. Influence • List the past five years vertically (2015, 2014, 2013…). • List the most important event that occurred in your life during that year. 2015… 2014… 2013… 2012… 2011…
  40. 40. Influence • Estimate the percentage of control or influence you had over each event. 2015… 2014… 2013… 2012… 2011…
  41. 41. Influence • When you reflect on your experience, do you find that you had more control than you thought? • Young people may feel that external forces control their lives.
  42. 42. Individuals cannot perceive a relationship between their behavior and the outcomes of that behavior. Amotivation Intrinsic Motivation Individuals’ behavior stems from an internal desire for self-satisfaction or the joy of engaging in a behavior.
  43. 43. Amotivation IntrinsicMotivation External Regulation: Behavior is externally motivated by punishment, reward, or need for compliance.
  44. 44. Amotivation IntrinsicMotivation Introjection: Individual acts to gain approval but do not understand the purpose of their actions. External Regulation: Behavior is externally motivated by punishment, reward, or need for compliance.
  45. 45. Amotivation IntrinsicMotivation Identification: Individual’s behaviors become personally meaningful. Introjection: Individual acts to gain approval but do not understand the purpose of their actions. External Regulation: Behavior is externally motivated by punishment, reward, or need for compliance.
  46. 46. Amotivation IntrinsicMotivation Integration: Individual’s behaviors become central to their self-identity. Identification: Individual’s behaviors become personally meaningful. Introjection: Individual acts to gain approval but do not understand the purpose of their actions. External Regulation: Behavior is externally motivated by punishment, reward, or need for compliance.
  47. 47. Intrinsic Motivation Relatedness Competence Autonomy
  48. 48. The Year of… A NEW HOPE
  49. 49. 6th
  50. 50. Risk Taking
  51. 51. Increased Confidence
  52. 52. Increased Sense of Control
  53. 53. Decision-Making Practice
  54. 54. Skills to Manage Anxiety & Overcome Fears
  55. 55. 5 Categories of Risk Intellectual Social Emotional Physical Spiritual
  56. 56. Systematic Risk-Taking • Understand benefits of risk-taking • Self-Assess for risk categories • Identify personal needs • Determine risk to take • Take the risk • Process the risk experience (Neihart, 1999)
  57. 57. Autonomy The freedom to choose…
  58. 58. Failure taught me things about myself that I could have learned no other way. J.K. Rowling

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