Why is it important to have role models that inspire you? How do role models influence you? Can a role model be a negative influence? If you can see someone do something, does it make it easier for you to also? Can you have more than one role model? Can role models come from many sources?
Role Model at Different Ages Ages 0-5 years: Parents, siblings, grandparents, relatives Ages 6-15 years: All of the above plus teachers, principals, neighbors, peers, entertainment personalities, coaches, religious leaders, movie and sports figures Ages 16-Adult: All of the above plus work, associates, political figures, children
YOU as a Role Model Do we choose to be role models? Do we always know we are someone’s role model? Does that place the responsibility on us to always perform as role models? Does that make us feel comfortable or uncomfortable?
What are your 3 strongest qualities as a role model for people around you? What are your 3 weakest qualities? Who are 5 younger people in your life that you may be a role model for? What responsibilities do you have as a possible role model?
Champions are thosepeople who have a desire deep within to dream, to achieve, to succeed. -Mohammad Ali
By Julie A. DawsonHeroes work to improve the lives of people who are less fortunate.Heroes stand up for what’s right in the face of opposition.Heroes are the same person in private as they are in public.Heroes are people who do things they don’t have to.
Role Models IT IS NOT WHAT ONE HAS, NOR EVEN WHAT ONE DOES,WHICH DIRECTLY EXPRESSES THE WORTH OF A PERSON, BUT WHAT ONE IS. -HENRI-FREDERIC AMIEL