Success Coach: In Control


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Success Coach: In Control

  1. 1. The Practical Success Coach What is this “Success Coach” thing, anyway? <ul><li>A weekly presentation (sometimes audio, sometimes video) </li></ul><ul><li>Advice that I have found works with all types of students </li></ul><ul><li>Advice that I have found useful in my own professional life </li></ul><ul><li>Every student is unique, yet patterns of success responses emerge </li></ul>
  2. 2. You can only start from where you are! <ul><li>You will start this course from where you are currently </li></ul><ul><li>Have taught this course to Fortune 500 Senior Managers to recent High School Graduates </li></ul><ul><li>Accumulated experience and skills; strengths/weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>It is less important where we start; it is more important HOW WE CROSS THE FINISH LINE! </li></ul><ul><li>Two concepts this week: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trust the Process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be in Control of Your Learning </li></ul></ul>The Practical Success Coach
  3. 3. “ Trust the Process” <ul><li>Kaplan students often haven’t been in school for a while </li></ul><ul><li>Learning online is a NEW process in and of itself </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Seminar is fast-paced and takes some getting use to but it can be very stimulating and productive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion Boards are different. Discussions and conversations take place over an entire week </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Participate and Engage! It will work for you too! </li></ul>The Practical Success Coach
  4. 4. “ Be in Control of your Education!” <ul><li>You will hear this from me time and again in different contexts and regarding various parts of the course! </li></ul><ul><li>It is the foundation of my educational philosophy and my teaching style! </li></ul><ul><li>In a nutshell, here is why I put so much stock in this concept: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Success builds confidence! And the best predictor of success is previous successes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Success breeds success” Therefore, your “little” success today, are a glimpse at your future BIG successes! </li></ul></ul>The Practical Success Coach
  5. 5. Have a great week. I’ll see you on the Web! <ul><li>Looking forward to watching this class develop </li></ul><ul><li>Looking forward to getting to know my students individually </li></ul><ul><li>Here is to your success! </li></ul>The Practical Success Coach