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Teaching Fellows Institute 2019

Brian Housand, Ph.D.
brianhousand.com
@brianhousand
During this professional learning experience you will learn how to accomplish the following in yourself and your students and overcome the unseen forces that stand in the way of true inspiration.

Defeat Digital Distractions
Overcome Imposter Syndrome
Develop Your Superpower
Prioritize the Purpose
Persevere in the Face of Adversity
Dare Mighty Things

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Teaching Fellows Institute 2019

  1. 1. PASSION PURPOSE Perseverance brianhousand.com
  2. 2. Brian H E L L O My name is
  3. 3. I AM A GEEK
  4. 4. BRIAN BRAIN
  5. 5. “THE GEEK”
  6. 6. BRIAN JOHNSON
  7. 7. GEEKNERD
  8. 8. NERD Someone who is passionate about learning, being smart, or academia.
  9. 9. GEEK Someone who is passionate about some particular area or subject, often an obscure or difficult one.
  10. 10. laughingsquid.com/nerd-venn-diagram-geek-dork-or-dweeb
  11. 11. Probably Wears Glasses Probably Wears Glasses http://philosophyforlife.org/why-im-not-a-geek/
  12. 12. Above Average Intelligence Above Average Intelligence
  13. 13. Slightly obsessive in their interests. Slightly obsessive in their interests.
  14. 14. Likely to be mathletes, physics buffs, tech- heads, or hackers, although they could be evidence based wonks. Likely to be mathletes, physics buffs, tech- heads, or hackers, although they could be evidence based wonks.
  15. 15. Likely to get excited by machines or systems. Likely to get excited by machines or systems.
  16. 16. FONTS.FONTS.
  17. 17. Possess an endearingly goofy enthusiasm for their obsessions. Possess an endearingly goofy enthusiasm for their obsessions.
  18. 18. Probably likes sci-fi, fantasy, superheroes, TV, comics, films and computer games. Probably likes sci-fi, fantasy, superheroes, TV, comics, films and computer games.
  19. 19. GEEKSHAVE INHERITED THE EARTH
  20. 20. It’s all about YOU!
  21. 21. FIND SOMEONE THAT MATCHES YOU ON AT LEAST EIGHT ITEMS
  22. 22. UNIVERSITY of NORTH CAROLINA WILMINGTON WATSON COLLEGE of EDUCATION AIG
  23. 23. 36O ifted
  24. 24. 2019 Summer TOUR May 28 - Capital Region ESD 113 in Tumwater, WA June 11 - Eanes Westlake School District in Austin, TX June 14-15 - DeLTA UCN / TAPPUQ in Antofagasta, Chile June 22 - Davidson Institute Summit in Reno, NV July 8-12 - 42nd Annual Confratute in Storrs, CT July 16 - RRISD Advanced Academics Conference in Round Rock, TX July 17 - Round Rock ISD in Round Rock, TX July 29 - August 2 - 23rd Annual Edufest in Boise, ID August 6-8 - Teaching Fellows Institute in Charlotte, NC August 12 - Colorado Springs School District 11 in Colorado Springs, CO August 15-16 - Kent School District Summer Summit in Auburn, WAbrianhousand.com
  25. 25. BE PRESENT & ABSORB BE PRESENT & ABSORB
  26. 26. I CAN’T COMPETE WITH YOUR EMAIL
  27. 27. Know it AllLEARN
  28. 28. STOP! Collaborate & Listen
  29. 29. SHARING IS CARING https://cdn10.bigcommerce.com/s-fw2plafw/products/7574/images/9088/30290-2__93183.1429311635.1280.1280.jpg?c=2
  30. 30. You and Your Passion Paying Attention LUNCH Digital Distractions Imposter Syndrome
  31. 31. PART ONE
  32. 32. http://www.lookgreatnaked.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/BrainDumbbell.png BRAIN WARMUP
  33. 33. https://i.ytimg.com/vi/A7Eq9PEuDQk/maxresdefault.jpg
  34. 34. List as many different things that the Droodle could represent in 60 seconds.
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  36. 36. Why are kids so much better at this than adults?
  37. 37. Try Thinking Like a KID brianhousand.com
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  39. 39. Fluency Originality Elaboration Abstractness of Titles Resistance to Premature Closure TTCTTORRANCE TEST OF CREATIVE THINKING
  40. 40. Your passion isn’t lost, it just needs your attention.
  41. 41. Nothing is as important as passion. No mater what you want to do with your life, be passionate. The world doesn’t need any more grey.
  42. 42. On the other hand, we can’t get enough color. Mediocrity is nobody’s goal, and perfection shouldn’t be either. We’ll never be perfect.
  43. 43. But remember these three P’s: Passion + Persistence = Possibility Jon Bon Jovi 2001 commencement address Monmouth University West Long Branch New Jersey
  44. 44. GRIT Passion and perseverance toward a long-term goal.
  45. 45. ABOVE AVERAGE ABILITY CREATIVITY TASK COMMITMENT (RENZULLI, 1978)
  46. 46. FOLLOW YOUR BLISS! I think it's half right and half wrong. 
  47. 47. I want you to have passion, but you have to have a strategy.  Barack Obama
  48. 48. Find your passion!
  49. 49. Develop your passion!
  50. 50. GROWTH MINDSET FIXED MINDSET
  51. 51. TECHIE FUZZY
  52. 52. They must know how to link apparently unconnected elements to create something new. People who hope to thrive in the Conceptual Age must understand the connection between diverse, and seemingly separate disciplines. -- Daniel Pink in AWhole New Mind
  53. 53. Difficulty may have signaled that it was not their interest after all.
  54. 54. “Urging people to find their passion may lead them to put all their eggs in one basket but then to drop that basket when it becomes difficult to carry.”
  55. 55. SMART ≠ +
  56. 56. “If you end your training now — if you choose the quick and easy path as Vader did — you will become an agent of evil.”
  57. 57. A REAL CHALLENGE
  58. 58. COMFORTABLE WITH CERTAINTY UN UN
  59. 59. The most creative people are willing to work in the shadow of uncertainty. The most creative people are willing to work in the shadow of uncertainty.
  60. 60. PART TWO
  61. 61. WELCOME BACK
  62. 62. What do you want to be when you grow up?
  63. 63. What are you interested in today?
  64. 64. INTENSE AND INTERESTING INTERESTS!!! INTENSE AND INTERESTING INTERESTS!!! INTENSE AND INTERESTING INTERESTS!!!
  65. 65. INTEREST PASSION
  66. 66. invest in this WHAT WE ARE GOOD AT WHAT WE LOVE TO DO
  67. 67. WHAT WE ARE GOOD AT WHAT WE LOVE TO DO WHAT PEOPLE WILL PAY FOR
  68. 68. Pay attention to the things that you pay attention to.
  69. 69. robwalker.net/noticing
  70. 70. LET’S TAKE A WALK
  71. 71. http://platformer.cdn.appadvice.com/wp-content/appadvice-v2-media/2016/03/Bracket_83bf350dc77194765fbee1d02505b2b8.jpg bit.ly/tfi-interests
  72. 72. I used to think… But now I think…
  73. 73. How do we incorporate this into your teaching?
  74. 74. PART THREE
  75. 75. WELCOME BACK
  76. 76. BUT… I’m not creative!
  77. 77. c C
  78. 78. IS INSIDE OF US ALL CREATIVITY
  79. 79. mycreativetype.com
  80. 80. The Artist Seeing beauty, creating beauty. The Thinker Deep thoughts, big questions. The Adventurer So much inspiration, so little time. The Maker Committed to your craft. The Producer Process is power. The Dreamer The power of imagination unleashed. The Innovator Move, shake, disrupt, repeat. The Visionary Imagining the impossible.
  81. 81. Defeat Digital Distractions
  82. 82. What do you notice? What do you wonder?
  83. 83. What do you notice? What do you wonder?
  84. 84. YOU AND YOUR DIGITAL DEVICE
  85. 85. BUT… I don’t have time to be creative!
  86. 86. ≠BUSY Important
  87. 87. What if I told you, that you could gain an extra hour everyday?
  88. 88. 46%CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT ONE
  89. 89. Why is it that when one person picks up their phone, everybody else has to? ?
  90. 90. A lot of smartphone use seems to be habitual, automatic behaviors that we have no awareness of.
  91. 91. April ESTIMATED SMARTPHONE USE ACTUAL SMARTPHONE USE 5 HOURS
  92. 92. WARNING: Use can impair attention, productivity and memory, dampen creative thinking, increase stress levels, reduce sleep quality and lead to “cognitive errors” like forgetting meetings and walking into people.
  93. 93. Tara Swart Neuroscientist CHECKING THE HEADLINES TOXIC COMPARISON COMFORT EATING MULTITASKING
  94. 94. 500 hours per minute 30,000 hours per hour 720,000 hours per day 82.2 years per day
  95. 95. 1,000,000,000 hours watched daily
  96. 96. Who watches all of that?
  97. 97. https://i1.wp.com/scifiinterfaces.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/walle-hoverchair05.jpg
  98. 98. hours per day of screen time 11
  99. 99. 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 1:30 1:35 1:41 1:49 2:06 2:15 2:22 Average h:mm spent on social media daily
  100. 100. VSMYTH
  101. 101. minutes per day 50
  102. 102. the illusion of
  103. 103. https://cdn11.bigcommerce.com/s-5ylnei6or5/images/stencil/1280x1280/products/1559/437/1919_Fear_InsideOut_281__36564.1497284047.jpg FOMOThe uneasy and sometimes all-consuming feeling that you’re missing out – that your peers are doing, in the know about, or in possession of more or something better than you.
  104. 104. 3%of time spent creating.
  105. 105. AWARENESS IS THE FIRST STEP
  106. 106. 1.On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, go to Settings > Screen Time. 2.Tap Turn On Screen Time. 3.Tap Continue. 4.Select This is My [device] or This is My Child's [device]. Screen Time
  107. 107. Downtime Always Allowed App Limits Content & Privacy Restrictions
  108. 108. Digital Wellbeing
  109. 109. inthemoment.io
  110. 110. CHECKERS PERUSERS
  111. 111. THEQUICKGLANCE
  112. 112. STOP! You ARE SCROLLING YOUR LIFE AWAY
  113. 113. When was the last time that you were bored?
  114. 114. =
  115. 115. OUT OF SIGHT OUT OF MIND
  116. 116. TURN OFF NOTIFICATIONS!
  117. 117. By not looking at your phone, you can feel less frantic.
  118. 118. PHOTO FREE DAY CHALLENGE
  119. 119. DELETE THAT APP CHALLENGE
  120. 120. UNSUBSCRIBE FROM UNWANTED EMAIL CHALLENGE
  121. 121. TAKE A FAUXCATION CHALLENGE
  122. 122. DON’T CLICK LIKE CHALLENGE
  123. 123. Install Moment App Examine Your Screen Time Delete That App Turn Off Notifications Unsubscribe Take A Fauxcation Define Your Tech Rules CHALLENGES
  124. 124. The Digital Declutter STEP #1: DEFINE YOUR TECHNOLOGY RULES STEP #2: TAKE A THIRTY-DAY BREAK STEP #3: REINTRODUCE TECHNOLOGY
  125. 125. Read a Plaque Talk to Someone New Count Something Unusual Sit and Watch PLAY! Sketch a Scene Take a Different Route Try NOT Googling the Answer Notice Three New Things TAKE HOMECHALLENGES
  126. 126. PART FOUR
  127. 127. Overcome Imposter Syndrome
  128. 128. What if I am not smart?
  129. 129. Imposter Phenomenon TOP SECRET
  130. 130. TOTAL Category Less than 40 Few IP Experiences 41 - 60 Moderate 61 - 80 Frequent 81 or more Intense CLANCE IMPOSTER PHENOMENON SCALE
  131. 131. The Perfectionist TOP SECRET IMPOSTER PHENOMENON
  132. 132. Do you feel like your work must be 100% perfect 100% of the time? Do you have great difficulty delegating? Do you feel like you could have always done even better?
  133. 133. Perfectionism PROCRASTINATION
  134. 134. The expert TOP SECRET IMPOSTER PHENOMENON
  135. 135. Do you put off starting a project because you do not have ALL of the information? Have you ever worried that someone would find out that you didn’t know the answer?
  136. 136. Perfectionism PROCRASTINATION PARALYSIS
  137. 137. The natural genius TOP SECRET IMPOSTER PHENOMENON
  138. 138. SMART ≠ +
  139. 139. The Soloist TOP SECRET IMPOSTER PHENOMENON
  140. 140. Do you often feel that you have to accomplish things on your own? Ever had a question and not asked it even when you needed the answer? Do you often say, “I don’t need anyone’s help.”
  141. 141. INTERDEPENDENCE
  142. 142. The Superwoman/man TOP SECRET IMPOSTER PHENOMENON
  143. 143. Do you get stressed when you are not working and find downtime completely wasteful? Do you work longer than your team even past the point that the task is completed for the day?
  144. 144. Often addicted to the VALIDATION that comes from working rather than the work itself.
  145. 145. THE PERFECTIONIST THE EXPERT THE NATURAL GENIUS THE SOLOIST THE SUPERWOMAN / MAN IMPOSTER PHENOMENON
  146. 146. Learn to value constructive criticism. You are not your idea.
  147. 147. NOT asking for help actually slows you down.
  148. 148. Mistakes and failure are part of the learning process.
  149. 149. “It is important for young people to know that even the most gifted adult performers and idea generators have periods when they question their abilities, but they learn to show confidence even when they do not feel it.” (Subotnik, 2015)
  150. 150. DAY TWO
  151. 151. PASSION PURPOSE Perseverance brianhousand.com
  152. 152. What travels around the world staying in the same corner? It only increases and never decreases. What is it? What can be seen once in a minute, twice in a moment, and never in a thousand years?
  153. 153. PART ONE
  154. 154. Develop Your Superpower
  155. 155. WHAT MAKES A SUPERHERO?
  156. 156. EXTRAORDINARY ABILITIES
  157. 157. INTENSITIES
  158. 158. MOTIVATED BY A MISSION OR A QUEST FOR TRUTH
  159. 159. “With great power there must also come — great responsibility”
  160. 160. superherodb.com
  161. 161. WHAT’S YOUR SUPER POWER?
  162. 162. WHAT’S YOUR POWER POSE?
  163. 163. WHAT’S YOUR KRYPTONITE?
  164. 164. bit.ly/tfi-superhero GIVE YOUR SUPERHERO / ALTER EGO A NAME INCLUDE A VISUAL REPRESENTATION WHAT ARE YOUR SUPERPOWERS? WHAT PERSONALITY TRAITS DO YOU POSSESS? WHAT IS YOUR TOTEM OR SYMBOL OF POWER? WHAT IS YOUR KRYPTONITE?
  165. 165. PART TWO
  166. 166. 1. Don't be afraid to fall in love with something and pursue it with intensity. 2. Know, understand, take pride in, practice, develop, exploit and enjoy your greatest strengths. 3. Learn to free yourself from the expectations of others and to walk away from the games they impose on you. Free yourself to play your own game. 4. Find a great teacher or mentor who will help you. 5. Don't waste energy trying to be well rounded. 6. Do what you love and can do well. 7. Learn the skills of interdependence. TORRANCE MANIFESTO:A Guide for Developing a Creative Career
  167. 167. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MIDDLE SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL UNDERGRAD GRADUATE DOCTORATE
  168. 168. Prioritize the Purpose
  169. 169. ENERGY ENERGY
  170. 170. An Essentialist thinks almost everything is nonessential. A Non- Essentialist thinks almost everything is essential.
  171. 171. Nonessentialist Essentialist Thinks ALL THINGS TO ALL PEOPLE LESS BUT BETTER “I have to.” “I choose to.” “It’s all important.” “Only a few things really matter.” “How can I fit it all in?” “What are the trade-offs?”
  172. 172. Nonessentialist Essentialist Does THE UNDISCIPLINED PURSUIT OF MORE THE DISCIPLINED PURSUIT OF LESS Reacts to what’s most pressing. Pauses to discern what really matters. Says “YES” to people without really thinking. Says “NO” to everything except the essential. Tries to force execution at the last moment. Removes obstacles to make execution easy.
  173. 173. Nonessentialist Essentialist Gets LIVES A LIFE THAT DOES NOT SATISFY LIVES A LIFE THAT REALLY MATTERS Takes on too much, and work suffers Chooses carefully in order to do great work Feels out of control Feels in control Is unsure of whether the right things got done Gets the right things done Feels overwhelmed and exhausted Experiences joy in the journey
  174. 174. If it isn’t a clear YES then it’s a clear NO.
  175. 175. The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say NO to almost everything. Warren Buffet
  176. 176. WANT NEED
  177. 177. I WANT TO I NEED TO NO YES YES PURSUE! AVOID! PRIORITIZE? RECOGNIZE?
  178. 178. “What is important is seldom urgent and what is urgent is seldom important.” Dwight D. Eisenhower
  179. 179. DO FIRST SCHEDULE DELEGATE DON’T DO URGENT NOT URGENT IMPORTANTNOTIMPORTANT Eisenhower Decision Matrix
  180. 180. DO TODAY DO THIS Week ASK FOR HELP DON’T DO URGENT NOT URGENT IMPORTANTNOTIMPORTANT Eisenhower Decision Matrix
  181. 181. I CAN’T do it all.
  182. 182. What can I take off of my plate?
  183. 183. MoSCoW Must Should Could Would Like To
  184. 184. VAMPIRES
  185. 185. VAMPIRES What and Who Are Your
  186. 186. Make a NOT TO DO List.
  187. 187. LEARN TO FREE YOURSELF FROM THE EXPECTATIONS OF OTHERS AND TO WALK AWAY FROM THE GAMES THEY IMPOSE ON YOU.
  188. 188. WOOP! Creating A Road Map For The Future
  189. 189. Creating YOUR ROAD MAP to Success
  190. 190. Don’t Share!
  191. 191. W O O P
  192. 192. WISH
  193. 193. OUTCOME
  194. 194. OBSTACLES
  195. 195. PLAN IF obstacle , THEN I will action or thought.
  196. 196. WISH OUTCOME OBSTACLES PLAN
  197. 197. If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?
  198. 198. The Law of Accelerating Returns Ray Kurzweil We won’t experience 100 years of progress in the 21st century — it will be more like 20,000 years of progress.
  199. 199. The Law of Accelerating Returns Ray Kurzweil We won’t experience 100 years of progress in the 21st century — it will be more like 20,000 years of progress.
  200. 200. We can no longer afford to fail to imagine.
  201. 201. GRAB YOUR OWN PERMISSION I, ______________________________ GIVE MYSELF PERMISSION TO: ________________________________ ________________________________ ________________________________
  202. 202. PERMISSION SLIP Please excuse _____________________ from the way things have always been done. Time’s up on standard operating procedures. ______________________ admits he/she doesn’t have the answers. So please excuse _____________________ from the expectations that they have any of it figured out. (YOUR NAME HERE) (YOUR NAME HERE) (YOUR NAME HERE) Brian
  203. 203. PERMISSION SLIP Please excuse _____________________ from the way things have always been done. Time’s up on standard operating procedures. ______________________ admits he/she doesn’t have the answers. So please excuse _____________________ from the expectations that they have any of it figured out. (YOUR NAME HERE) (YOUR NAME HERE) (YOUR NAME HERE) Brian
  204. 204. PERMISSION SLIP Please excuse _____________________ from the way things have always been done. Time’s up on standard operating procedures. ______________________ admits he doesn’t have the answers. So please excuse _____________________ from the expectations that they have any of it figured out. (YOUR NAME HERE) (YOUR NAME HERE) (YOUR NAME HERE) Brian Brian
  205. 205. PERMISSION SLIP Please excuse _____________________ from the way things have always been done. Time’s up on standard operating procedures. ______________________ admits he doesn’t have the answers. So please excuse _____________________ from the expectations that he has any of it figured out. (YOUR NAME HERE) (YOUR NAME HERE) (YOUR NAME HERE) Brian Brian Brian
  206. 206. PERMISSION SLIP The solution is out there. But only if you permit _____________________ to try, and probably fail and then to keep trying. The process won’t be neat. Instead it will be scary, and messy, and well, weird. But that will be courageous. And awesome. And the start of change. Signature _____________________ (YOUR NAME HERE) Brian
  207. 207. PERMISSION SLIP The solution is out there. But only if you permit _____________________ to try, and probably fail and then to keep trying. The process won’t be neat. Instead it will be scary, and messy, and well, weird. But that will be courageous. And awesome. And the start of change. Signature _____________________ (YOUR NAME HERE) Brian
  208. 208. PERMISSION SLIP The solution is out there. But only if you permit _____________________ to try, and probably fail and then to keep trying. The process won’t be neat. Instead it will be scary, and messy, and well, weird. But that will be courageous. And awesome. And the start of change. Signature _____________________ (YOUR NAME HERE) Brian
  209. 209. PERMISSION SLIP The solution is out there. But only if you permit _____________________ to try, and probably fail and then to keep trying. The process won’t be neat. Instead it will be scary, and messy, and well, weird. But that will be courageous. And awesome. And the start of change. Signature _____________________ (YOUR NAME HERE) Brian
  210. 210. To IT I give myself permission to Signature / Date
  211. 211. PART THREE
  212. 212. The Artist Seeing beauty, creating beauty. The Thinker Deep thoughts, big questions. The Adventurer So much inspiration, so little time. The Maker Committed to your craft. The Producer Process is power. The Dreamer The power of imagination unleashed. The Innovator Move, shake, disrupt, repeat. The Visionary Imagining the impossible.
  213. 213. Persevere in the Face of Adversity
  214. 214. October 4, 1957
  215. 215. September 12, 1962
  216. 216. July 20, 1969
  217. 217. MOON HISTORY
  218. 218. bit.ly/tfi-kiosk
  219. 219. MOON TOURISM
  220. 220. MOON SYSTEMS
  221. 221. 12 - 12 inch pipes 12 - 18 inch pipes 2 - 4 hole crosses 2 - 3 hole corners 2 - 3 hole Ts 4 - 2 hole connectors 10 - 2 hole right angles
  222. 222. MOON EDUCATION
  223. 223. MOON THE FUTURE
  224. 224. nasa.gov/moontomars
  225. 225. MOON SURVIVAL
  226. 226. You’re landing on a base on the surface of the moon in a space craft. Your craft malfunctions, crashing to the moon! You are a three day walk from the base. You’ll decide which items from the craft are: essential, possibly helpful, or useless. Be creative.
  227. 227. ESSENTIAL HELPFUL USELESS
  228. 228. Self Inflating Life Raft 38 Liters of Water Map of the Moon’s Surface Two 45.5 kg Tanks of Oxygen First Aid Kit 15 Meters of Nylon Rope Space Blanket Food Concentrate Parachute Lights with Solar-powered Rechargeable Battery Magnetic Compass Space Suit Repair Kit Signal Mirror Solar-powered Radio Receiver-Transmitter Box of Matches
  229. 229. QuestionsMake A Reasonable Assumption! The Flood Of Clarifying
  230. 230. bit.ly/tfi-moon
  231. 231. Self Inflating Life Raft 38 Liters of Water Map of the Moon’s Surface Two 45.5 kg Tanks of Oxygen First Aid Kit 15 Meters of Nylon Rope Space Blanket Food Concentrate Parachute Lights with Solar-powered Rechargeable Battery Magnetic Compass Space Suit Repair Kit Signal Mirror Solar-powered Radio Receiver-Transmitter Box of Matches bit.ly/tfi-moon
  232. 232. 1 HISTORY - bit.ly/tfi-kiosk 2 TOURISM 3 SYSTEMS 4 EDUCATION 5 THE FUTURE - nasa.gov/moontomars 6 SURVIVAL - bit.ly/tfi-moon
  233. 233. DEBRIEF
  234. 234. PART FOUR
  235. 235. Dare Mighty Things
  236. 236. IMPOSSIBLE   BUT THAT’S
  237. 237. “It always seems IMPOSSIBLE   – Nelson Mandela until it’s done.”
  238. 238. What if?
  239. 239. “Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
  240. 240. “In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.” Miguel de Cervantes
  241. 241. It’s kind of fun to do the impossible. It’s kind of fun to do the impossible. !
  242. 242. nasa.gov/connect/social
  243. 243. @brianhousand #NASASocial 11.26.2018
  244. 244. Jim Bridenstine NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine NASA Administrator
  245. 245. SHARE YOUR STORY
  246. 246. What does it take to get to MARS?
  247. 247. Task Commitment
  248. 248. ABOVE AVERAGE ABILITY CREATIVITY TASK COMMITMENT (RENZULLI, 1978)
  249. 249. Bruce BanerdtInsight Principal Investigator Bruce BanerdtInsight Principal Investigator
  250. 250. Success what people think it looks like Demetri Martin This Is A Book
  251. 251. Success what it really looks like Success what people think it looks like Demetri Martin This Is A Book
  252. 252. Years Months Minutes7
  253. 253. I WANT IT NOW! I WANT IT NOW!
  254. 254. SMART ≠ +
  255. 255. CELEBRATE EFFORT
  256. 256. Creative people discover and realize their visions over time and through dedicated, protracted struggle. Creative people discover and realize their visions over time and through dedicated, protracted struggle.
  257. 257. Keep doing what you’re doing. It will work out eventually. Bruce BanerdtInsight Principal Investigator Bruce BanerdtInsight Principal Investigator
  258. 258. Now the REAL WORK begins
  259. 259. Far better is it to DARE MIGHTY THINGS to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. Theodore Roosevelt
  260. 260. @brianhousand@gmail.com @brianhousand.com/tfi2019 @brianhousand

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