Taking Charge, Chapter 12.1

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Taking Charge, Chapter 12.1

  1. 1. Looking Back Section 12.1: Developing Your Life Skills Taking Charge: Chapter 12
  2. 2. Goals- SMART <ul><li>Specific </li></ul><ul><li>Measurable </li></ul><ul><li>Attainable and Realistic </li></ul><ul><li>Time-oriented </li></ul>
  3. 3. Organization- POSEC <ul><li>Prioritize </li></ul><ul><li>Organize </li></ul><ul><li>Streamline </li></ul><ul><li>Economize </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute </li></ul>
  4. 4. Finance and Health <ul><li>Handle your credit and protect your financial identity </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain your personal health and safety </li></ul>
  5. 5. Critical Thinking <ul><li>Have a strategy, think before you act, conduct due diligence </li></ul><ul><li>Concentric Circle Method </li></ul>
  6. 6. Documents and Records <ul><li>Protect your privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t say anything you don’t want an employer to see </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t write anything online you wouldn’t want repeated </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ethics and Morals <ul><li>Mary Guy Model </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Well-being of others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Obey the law but not solely </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What sort of person would do this? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Respect customs of others, but not at the expense of your own ethics </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Communication <ul><li>Interpersonal communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Active listening </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Passive listening (SOLER) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Written communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business letter formats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Effective email </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Diversity and Tolerance <ul><li>Eliminate ignorance </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid controversial situations </li></ul><ul><li>Be polite to everyone </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid telling biased jokes </li></ul>
  10. 10. Further Reflection <ul><li>What part of the Moral Development scale fit you best when you began this book? What about now? What has changed? </li></ul><ul><li>Where were you in your time management and goal setting skills compared to now? </li></ul>

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