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1 The Power of Winning Course African American Rite of Passage The Kwanzaa Gallery Instructor: Frank M. Johnson

2 Introduction  Define the subject matter

3 Summary of Course  State what the audience will learn in this session

4 Who is in Attendance?  Find out any relevant background and interest of the audience

5 Agenda  The Winning Mix  The Power of Winning  Attitudes: Negative and Positive  Components of Attitude  The Power of Faith  The High Performing Person

6 Agenda  The Big Picture  The Keys to Winning Success  Winning Affirmations  Principles of Afrocentricity  Key Barrier to African American Success  Contemporary African American Issues  Summary / Conclusion

7 Overview  Give the big picture of the subject

8 Connections  Explain how all the individual topics fit together

9 Vocabulary  Glossary of terms  Define the terms as used in this subject

10 Topic One  The Winning Mix  The Power of Winning  Scale of Forces in Human Differences  Impact of Attitudes Negative and Positive

11 The Winning Mix Faith Attitude Goals Vision Optimism Planning

12 The Winning Mix (continued)  Knowledge  Determination  Perseverance  Enthusiasm  Endurance  Awareness

13 The Power of Winning  Winning: A Divine Decree  The Anointing Factor in Winning  The Right To Be Different is Winning  The Power of Awareness  The Power of Self Esteem

14 Power of Winning  Power of Wisdom  Power of Projection  Power of Self Control  Power of Motivation  Power of Expectancy  Power of Vision  Power of Direction  Power of Discipline  Power of Dimension

15 Scale of Forces in Managing Human Differences HUMAN FACTORS STRUCTURAL FACTORS

16 Topic Two  The Positive Attitude  The Components of Attitude  The Power of Faith  The High Performing Person  Give an example  Exercise to re-enforce learning

17 A POSITIVE ATTITUDE  Respecter  Leader  Guide  Caring  Appreciative  Empathizer  Expressive  Assertive

18 A NEGATIVE ATTITUDE  Calculator  Dictator  Protective  Nice Guy  Clinging Vine  Weakling  Judgmental  Bully

19 COMPONENTS of ATTITUDE  Affirmed Truth is Positive  Winners Have a Positive Attitude  If You Think You Can’t -- You’re Right  I Can Do All Things thru Jesus Christ  You Can Do All Things thru Jesus Christ  We Can Do All Things thru Jesus Christ.

20 The Power of Faith Faith In God Faith In Jesus Christ Faith In The Holy Spirit Faith In Self Faith In The Power of Faith Faith In The Word of God Faith In The Promises of God

21 THE HIGH PERFORMING PERSON  SELF IMAGE  RISK TAKING  HOLISTIC FITNESS  VISUALIZATION  WORK STYLE  NETWORKING  BELIEF SYSTEM  MANAGING TIME

22 Topic Three  The Big Picture Balance “MAAT”  Winning Affirmations  The Keys to Success  Give an example  Exercise to re-enforce learning

23 THE BIG PICTURE  SPIRITUAL  SOCIAL  FAMILY  HERITAGE  LIVING  PROSPERITY  HEALTH  CAREERS  CITIZENSHIP

24 POWER OF WINNING I AM’s  I AM AWARE, ALIVE, AND A LEARNING HUMAN BEING WITH AN INCREASING AWARENESS OF MYSELF, MY JOB AND MY WORLD.  I AM A WORTHY HUMAN BEING, ENJOYING A DEEP- DOWN FEELING OF VALUE AND SELF-WORTH  I AM IN CONTROL OF MY ACTIONS AND REACTIONS TO LIFES SITUATIONS.  I AM MOTIVATED TOWARD THAT WHICH I MOST DESIRE

25 POWER OF WINNING I AM’s  I AM /EXPECT THE VERY BEST  I AM FEELING THE JOY OF ACCOMPLISHMENT AS I ACHIEVE MY GOAL(S)  I AM DISCIPLINED TO PRACTICE MY ADVANCED LEARNING SIMULATION EACH AND EVERY DAY.  I AM A TOTAL PERSON, LEADING A WELL BALANCED LIFE  I AM A WARM, FRIENDLY WINNER WHO ENJOYS BEING WITH AND COMMUNICATING WITH OTHER WINNERS.

26 KEY TO SUCCESS  SUCCESS BREEDS EXCITEMENT  EXCITEMENT CREATES OPPORTUNITY  OPPORTUNITY ATTRACTS PEOPLE

27 Topic Four  Principle of Afrocentricity / Key Values  Barriers of African American Realization  Contemporary Issues in Black America

28 Principles of African Way of Life Restoring Ancestry  Reassessment  Reclaiming  Recommitment  Remembrance  Retrieval  Resumption  Resurrection  Rejuvenation

29 Key Barriers to Realization of the African American Dream  Low Achievement Orientation  Unconstructive Climate  Unconstructive Environment  Stunted Individual Growth  Lack of Creative Capacity  Undeveloped Societal Role

30 Key Barriers to Realization of the African American Dream (cont’d)  Soft Critiquing  Negative Intergroup Relations  Ineffective Educational Methods  Inappropriate Leadership  Inadequate Team Organization  Inadequate Group Organization  Unqualified Membership  Insufficient Parental Involvement

31 Contemporary Issues in the Black Community  Education of Black Children  Parental Involvement Level in Education  Quality of Education  Economic Development  Business Development  Communications  Drugs in the Community  Violence in the Community  Lack of Unity in Community  Crime in the Community

32 Contemporary Issues in the Black Community  Quality of Political Leadership  Single Mothers / Heads of Households  Teen Pregnancy  Training for Economic Empowerment  Lack of Cohesion and Networking Organizations  Poor Parenting Skills  High School Dropout Rate  Environmental Racism  Absence of Parental Involvement in Issues  Lack of Financial Resources in the Hood

33 Contemporary Issues in the Black Community  No Southern Hospitality  Blacks Doing Business with Other Blacks  Black Networking  Prayer in Public School  Lack of Information Needed to Make Decisions  Lack of Accountability of Black Leadership  Disunity in the Religious World

34 Contemporary Issues in the Black Community  More Cultural Activity for Youth  Afro-Am Women as Business Owners  Lack of Positive Images in Media  Working Together for the Common Good  Complacency  Job Opportunities for Youth  Black Church /Business Communications  Youth having Forward Aspirations (In Church)  Stigma on Black Business

35 Contemporary Issues in the Black Community  Inman E. Page  Black Business Owners not Qualified  Lack of Positive Role Models  Need to Define Meaning of ‘Black’ and ‘Blackness’

36 POW Bibliography  Allen, James. "As a Man Thinketh." New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Inc., 1959; Lakemont, GA" CSA Press, new edition 1975;softcover.  Berne, Eric. "Beyond Games and Scripts: Selections from His Major Writings." Edited by Claud Steiner and Carmen Kerr, New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1976; Grove Press, Inc., 1971, paperback.  Berne, Eric. “Games People Play”. The Psychology of Human Relationships." New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1964; Grove Press, Inc., 1984, paperback; Random House, Inc., Ballantine Books, Inc., 1976, paperback.  The Bible

37 POW Bibliography  Briggs, Dorthy Corkille. "Your Child's Self- Esteem: The Key to His Life." New York: Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1970, Doubleday & Co., Inc., Dolphin Books, 1975, paperback.  Bristol, Claude, “The Magic of Believing.” Englewood Cliffs, N. J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1957; New York: Cornerstone Library, Inc, 1967, paperback.  Carnegie, Dale, "How to Win Friends and Influence People." New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., l936; Pocket Books, Inc., 1977, paperback.  Frankl, Viktor E. "Man's Search for Meaning." Revised edition. Boston, Mass.: Beacon Presses, Inc. 1963, New York: Pocket Books, Inc., 1975, paperback.

38 POW Bibliography  Fromm, Erich. "The Art of Loving.” New York: Harper & Row Publishers, Inc., Perennial Library, 1974, paperback.  Gardner, John W. "Excellence: Can We Be Equal and Excellent Too," New York: Harper & Row Publishers, Inc., Perennial Library 1971, paperback.  Gardner, John W. "Self-Renewal: The Individual and the Innovative Society." New York.' Harper & Row Publishers, Inc., 1964, Harper & Row Publishers, Inc., Colophon Books, 1964, paperback; Harper & Row Publishers, Inc, Perennial Library, 1971. paperback.  Gibran, Kahill. "The Prophet." New York: Alfred A Knopf. Inc., 1925.

39 POW Bibliography  Glasser, William, M.D. "Schools Without Failure.” New York: Harper & Row Publishers, Inc. 1969; Harper & Row Publishers, Inc Perennial Library, 1976, paperback.  Harris, Thomas A., M.D. "I'm OK - You're OK: A Practical Guide to Transactional Analysis” New York: Harper & Row Publishers, Inc., 1969; Avon Rooks,.l973, paperback.  Hill, Napoleon, "Think and Grow Rich." New York: Hawthorne Books, Inc., 1966; Fawcett World Library, 1976, paperback.  Hoffer, Eric, "The True Believer." New York: Harper & Row Publishers, Inc., l95l; Harper & Row Publishers, Inc., Perennial Lllbrary,.1966,.paperback.

40 POW Bibliography  James, Muriel, and Jongeward, Dorothy. "Born to.Win: Transactional Analysis with Gestalt Experiments." Reading, Mass: Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., Inc., 1971.  Lao Tzu. "Tao Te Ching." Translated by D.C: Lau. New York: Penguin Books, Inc., 1964, paperback.  Lederer, William J., and Jackson, Don D. "The Mirages of Marriage." New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., l968.  Lindbergh, Anne Morrow. "Gift from the Sea” New York: Pantheon Books, 1955; Random House, Inc., Vintage Trade Books, 1965, paperback.  Maslow, Abraham H. "The Farther Reaches of Human Nature." New York: Vicking Press, Inc., 1971.

41 POW Bibliography  Nightingale, Earl. "This is Earl Nightingale.” New York: Doubleday & Co., 1969.  Osborn, Alex F. "Applied Imagination: Principles and Procedures of Creative Problem. Solving." 3rd Edition. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1963, paperback.  Selye, Hans. "Stress Without Distress.” Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1974; New York: New. American Library, Signet Books, 1975, paperback.  Benson, Herbert, M.D., "The Mind/Body Effect.” :New York: Simon & Schuster, 1979, paperback.  Lozanov, Georgi, M.D., "Suggestology and Outlines of Suggestopedy." New York, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, Ltd., 1978, hardback.

42 POW Bibliography  Maslow, Abraham, H. "The Farther Reaches of Human Nature." New York: Viking Press, Inc., 1911.  Tiger, Lionel. “Optimism: The Biology of Hope.” New York, Simon & Schuster, 1979, hardback.  Jersey, RevelI, 1983, hardback. "The Winner's Edge." New York: Berkeley Press, l983, paperback.

43 Summary  State what has been learned  Define ways to apply training

44 Where to get more information  Other training sessions  Bibliography  Consulting services, other sources

45 Feedback  kwanza@kwanzaagallery.org kwanza@kwanzaagallery.org  rites@bellsouth.net rites@bellsouth.net


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