Presentation on theme: "… Nothing worthwhile is easy!!! A lesson on Perseverance and Goal Setting."— Presentation transcript:
… Nothing worthwhile is easy!!! A lesson on Perseverance and Goal Setting
A School for my Village Perseverance and Determination is one of the many themes in this book. Pg 173
Goal 1) The result or achievement toward which effort is directed; aim; end - Dictionary.com - What were a few of Twesigye’s short term and long term goals?
Baby Steps Small fish in a big pond here at the University of Florida (which is a good thing)
# 1 Goal- Success We must break our college experience into smaller manageable steps (goals) EX: ○ Maintain 3.5 GPA ○ Apply for a minor in Spanish ○ Volunteer at Shands next semester ○ Hold an internship the summer of my junior year
Per se ver ance 1) Steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc. especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement. - dictionary.com
Famous Failures Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6hz_s2XI AU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6hz_s2XI AU
Group Worksheet - When was Perseverance demonstrated by a character in the book? - Specific examples?
When the going gets tough… You are going to write a letter to yourself. Feel free to write whatever you feel, as only you will see it. The idea is for you to write an encouragement note that you will be receiving later in the semester, when we feel you will need the pick-me- up.