Presentation on theme: "Equity and Diversity Education Department"— Presentation transcript:
1 Equity and Diversity Education Department Dr. Greta Peay, Director Brandon L. Moeller, Assistant Director
2 ~Packing for Success in LifeWhat What’s InYourBack pack?~Packing for Success in LifeWhatPresent What is in our Backpacks.
3 Equity and Diversity Education Department OutcomesAs a participant in today’s session, you will have the opportunity to:Review the key principles of success.Invest time and energy in the right things.Examine the things in your life that enable you to have purpose.
4 Believe in Yourself If it is to be … it is up to me. The words you use to describe yourself help dictate who you will be.Be proud of the ancestry that makes you unique.
5 Attitude is Everything B.U.I.LD.Believing falsehoods like: there is no future, no one cares, using negative self-talk etc.Uncertain attitude: fearing the futureI can’t attitude: sense there’s no possibility, I am good for nothing, I can’t….Loser attitude: I guess I’m nothing but a loser; I’ll never amount to anything.Doubting attitude: the number-one killer for success.
6 Courage If we are consumed by fear, we can be bankrupt of courage. Our challenge is to see fear for what it is: False Evidence Appearing Real.Never deprive people or yourself of hope.The best gift you can give yourself is a solid foundation.
7 Knowledge Knowing has not, is not and will not ever be enough. Knowledge is a good start, but applying the right knowledge at the right time, under the right circumstances is the key to your success.
8 People SkillsPeople judge you on how you present yourself verbally, vocally and visually.Protect your reputation.Put your ears in gear before you put your mouth in motion.Smile, laugh and forgive others often.
9 People Skills Expect the best in people. Handle conflict wisely. People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.Motivate others.
10 Always Set Realistic Goals Goals are dreams with a timeline.“Goalmaking” is not an accessory; it is a necessity.Goals turn possibilities into probabilities.People who fail to plan, plan to fail.
11 Commit to ExcellencePeople who seem to be totally committed have the following in common:Strong sense of themselves.Internal compass – keep moving forward.Aware of weakness and talents.Flexible and resilient.Incredible amount of energy and enthusiasm.
12 Help others realize their dreams while you pursue yours. Keep DreamingDreamers are people who turn negative experiences into positive.Put your common sense in gear before you put dreams in motion.Help others realize their dreams while you pursue yours.