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You can be an everyday superhero


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Last year (2009) I gave a talk on youth advocacy to a group in the Raffles Community Leaders Forum (slides also found on slideshare). This year they invited me again to talk about advocacy and i decided to give a facetious 10 steps to being a "superhero" and save the world.

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You can be an everyday superhero

  1. 1. A CRASH COURSE IN 20 MINUTES BY November Tan You can be an everyday SUPERHERO!
  2. 2. Once upon a time… This was how it all began. And everything else is history.
  3. 3. Once upon a time… There was a (naked) leafmonkey who lives in the sea.
  4. 4. There was a superhero… everyday SCHOOL VOLUNTEER INTERNET LIFE WORK
  5. 5. I can has special powers too?
  6. 6. Your Superhero Survival Kit #1 PICK A CAUSE choose your battles wisely
  7. 7. Your Superhero Survival Kit #2 PICK A MODE Choose the right form to feed your needs
  8. 8. Your Superhero Survival Kit #3 Find Your Niche What kind of tasks are you good / comfortable at?
  9. 9. Your Superhero Survival Kit #4 SPEAK UP! This is self-explanatory.
  10. 10. Your Superhero Survival Kit #5 Get your hands dirty! Or get your feet wet. Or both!
  11. 11. Your Superhero Survival Kit #6 Timing is everything. Act when a crisis needs you
  12. 12. Your Superhero Survival Kit #7 Do not be afraid to be a Lone Nut “ The first follower is what transforms a lone nut into a leader.”
  13. 13. In 2008… I went to Cyrene Reef
  14. 14. “ I want to go Cyrene Reef!” <ul><li>Awareness Group </li></ul>
  15. 15. Your Superhero Survival Kit #8 Fill in the gaps! Find out what and who is out there and who isn’t!
  16. 16. Your Superhero Survival Kit #9 No need to always be the hero Without the first follower, the lone nut is still a nut. PS: Learn from the wise and wizened!
  17. 17. Your Superhero Survival Kit #10 Change begins with yourself! With great power comes great responsibility
  18. 18. There was a superhero… everyday SCHOOL VOLUNTEER INTERNET LIFE WORK
  19. 19. This is only the beginning. To be continued… [email_address]