Building a Better You

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A presentation supporting a discussion of incremental self-improvement for the betterment of a school and community. This presentation served in the promotion of a culture of learning.

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Building a Better You

  1. 1. “Building a Better You” Robert Schuetz Fall, 2013
  2. 2. and your contributions are needed throughout the world. You matter...
  3. 3. “Begin with the end in mind.” Habit #2
  4. 4. “The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying” http://goo.gl/EXBOC 1. I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me. 2. I wish I hadn’t worked so hard. 3. I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings. 4. I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends. 5. I wish that I had let myself be happier.
  5. 5. “What will your legacy be?”
  6. 6. “Adopt & nurture a growth mindset”
  7. 7. “Your brain is muscular” A brain that is consistently charged with challenging tasks becomes more densely packed, and like a muscle, it will become more responsive and powerful.
  8. 8. “Use your three gifts...” Mind Body Spirit
  9. 9. “to grow a little better, each day” “When you improve a little each day, eventually big things occur...Not tomorrow, not the next day, but eventually a big gain is made. Don’t look for the big, quick improvement. Seek the small improvement one day at a time. That’s the way it happens - and when it happens, it lasts. John Wooden
  10. 10. “Find and share your passion” “The monkeys solved the puzzle simply because they found it gratifying to solve puzzles. They enjoyed it. The joy of the task was its own reward.” Daniel Pink Top 10 Teenage Entrepreneurs 25 Self-Made Teenage Millionaires Boyan Slat
  11. 11. “Moving forward from here…” 1. Take daily steps towards your legacy. 2. Adopt a growth mindset. 3. Recognize and use your gifts. 4. Find and share your passion. 5. Work daily to build a better you. “Get Your Learn On” “When each of us gets better, we all get better!”
  12. 12. “Resources & Details” 1. The Seven Habits of Highly Successful People - Steven Covey 2. Mindset - Carol Dweck 3. Drive - Daniel Pink 4. Pyramid of Success, Building Blocks for a Better Life - John Wooden 5. The Ocean Cleanup - Boyan Slat
  13. 13. and your contributions are needed throughout the world. You matter...

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