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  1. 1. Confidence<br />Michael Bewell<br />
  2. 2. The intention....<br />At selection / interview days enable you to:<br />Be less nervous<br />Stop responding randomly or just brain dump<br />Get away from thinking ‘did they understand’<br />Have more confidence<br />Be more focussed and structured<br />Skilfully get your message across and positively persuade<br />Respond from a foundation of strength<br />
  3. 3. Areas to cover<br />Beliefs<br />Strengths<br />Communication<br />Motivation<br />
  4. 4. Activity<br />What do you believe makes an excellent professional?<br />Think, pair then share<br />
  5. 5. Three key ingredients <br />Bloom's Taxonomy [for learning] says:<br />Cognitive domain<br />Psychomotor domain<br />Affective domain<br />Attitude will determine your altitude in your career<br />
  6. 6. What do you see?<br />O p p o r t u n i t y i s n o w h e r e<br />O p p o r t u n i t y i s n o w h e r e<br />Or<br />O p p o r t u n i t y i s n o w h e r e<br />
  7. 7. Limiting beliefs<br />Hear them in your mind chatter<br />Stop goals being achieved<br />Someday Isle<br />
  8. 8. Removing limiting beliefs<br />Want to lose it <br />Willing to stop believing it<br />Find evidence<br />Create small steps<br />Well defined Goals<br />You can’t solve a problem with the same mind that created it<br />Einstein<br />
  9. 9. Activity<br />A 2 minute challenge to remember 40 objects <br />Do you believe you can?<br />
  10. 10. Activity<br />Describe your best present self (in the context of being an excellent professional MFL teacher):<br />What was the task you were doing?<br />Who were you doing it with?<br />What are the others saying about you?<br />How did you look or sound?<br />What tools, approach or methods were you using?<br />
  11. 11. Activity<br />“Rotating clipboards”; pass your sheet to a colleague. <br />In 2 min they will write a time they have seen you at your best answering the same questions <br />Keep rotating to get ~ 10ish statements for each person<br />
  12. 12. Kolb and 4MAT model<br />Why? Reason for learning<br />What? Facts and concepts<br />How? Process and practice<br />What if? Variations and tests<br />
  13. 13. iSPARK by Rob Cameron<br />i must focus on I<br />Situation<br />Part<br />Actions<br />Result<br />Knowledge<br />
  14. 14. People like people like them<br />The reaction you get is the communication you give.<br />Words form 10%<br />Tonality 40%<br />Body language 50%<br />
  15. 15. We all process data differently<br />36% of people are mainly visual<br />40% of people are mainly kinaesthetic<br />25% of people are mainly auditory<br />
  16. 16. Characteristics of a Visual person<br />Organized, neat and well-groomed<br />Use visualization for memory and decision making<br />Be more imaginative and may have difficulty putting their ideas in words<br />Speak faster<br />Famous visual people include scientist such as Einstein and Picasso<br />
  17. 17. Characteristics of a Kinaesthetic person<br />Speak slower than the general population<br />More sensitive to their bodies and their feelings<br />Respond to physical rewards and touching.<br />Learn by doing, moving or touching.<br />Famous Kinaesthetic people include Jimmy Connors, Jack Nicklaus and Chris Evert<br />
  18. 18. Characteristics of an Auditory person<br />Perceive and represent sequences<br />Able to remember directions or instructions more easily<br />Learn by listening and asking questions<br />Easily distracted by noise<br />Famous auditory people include song writers like Mozart, the Beatles, Paul Simon<br />
  19. 19. Activity <br />Describe your strengths in the style of a kinaesthetic, auditory or visual person<br />Pairs<br />Can your partner spot the style you are using?<br />
  20. 20. What if.....anxiety strikes?<br />Visualising a positive outcome<br />Anchoring to positive emotions<br />Reframing to use your strengths<br />
  21. 21. A final thought.<br />When you define your goal.  AFFIRM it.We are what we think. All that we are arises. With our thoughts, we make our world. <br />Buddha<br />I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest.<br />MuhammedAli<br />
  22. 22. Resources<br /><br />http://<br />www.doctorbewellsblog<br />@mbewell<br />