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1 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved.  If you were a manager of a small company and could only hire one person, what qualities would you look for?  Answer on a separate sheet (can be in list or bullet-point format). Choose one quality to write on the whiteboard.

2 Keys to Success, Sixth Edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits

3 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved.  Trustworthy  Works hard/dedicated  Attends every day  Comes on time  Team Player  Eager to learn  Communicates well  Motivated  Strong minded  Thinks things through  Educated  Leads others  Creative  Has goals  Is nice/considerate  Can comply with rules  Time management

4 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved.  College is so much more than just taking classes in your major. You learn to think differently here  Analytically  Creatively  Practically  With every assignment, ask yourself, how can this help me in my future.

5 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved.

6 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved.

7 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved.  Defining Successful Intelligence Successful Intelligence is the ability to succeed in life, given one’s personal goals, within one’s personal environment.  Read the story that begins in italics on the bottom of Page 8.

8 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved.  Analytical – the ability to assess, analyze, compare, and evaluate information (required to solve problems and judge quality of ideas)  Creative – the ability to innovate, shift perspective, or think out-of-the-box (required to formulate good problems and ideas to begin with)  Practical – a knowledge of how to act that is developed by learning from experience; often unspoken information that we gather by observing others and being sensitive to environmental cues. (Needed to use the ideas and their analysis in an effective way in everyday life)

9 Pg 12 Assess Yourself as An Analytical Thinker Pg 18 Assess Yourself as A Creative Thinker Pg 24 Assess Yourself as A Practical Thinker

10 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved.  Is more than just “knowing how to do something”—  self-knowledge  emotional intelligence  social intelligence  ability to apply what you have learned from experience

11 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved.  Be Responsible. What does a responsible student do?  Read materials ahead of class.  Attend class.  Have a positive attitude.  Take notes.  Complete assignments on schedule.  Listen and participate in class discussion.  Study for tests.  Communicate with instructors and students.  Seek help if you need it.  Read the syllabus!

12 And now for something completely different!

13 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved.  Take a moment to answer the questions on page 27  Highlight 2-3 of these to work on specifically this term.  When you are done, turn to page R-23 (at the back) in your planner. Record contact info for at least 3 other students in this class (yes, you need to talk to them to accomplish this).

14 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved.  Honesty – pursuing knowledge and truth in your class work, papers, and teamwork with others  Trust – being true to your word  Fairness – being judged against clear academic standards and defined procedures  Respect – accepting and honoring a wide range of opinions  Responsibility – making choices that will provide you with the best education

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16 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved.  Knowledge in nearly every field is doubling every 2 to 3 years.  Technology is changing how you live and work.  The global economy is moving from a product and service base to a knowledge and talent base.  Workers are changing jobs and careers more frequently. SO Be a lifelong learner and continue to build knowledge and skills so you can improve your life and career

17 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved.  Analytical thinking – while learning the theory of successful intelligence, consider how it can enable you to reach important goals.  Creative thinking – considering successful intelligence inspires new ideas of what you want out of college.  Practical thinking – examine the building blocks of college success: how to work with academic integrity, fulfill day-to- day responsibilities, and stay motivated!

18 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. This unusual Hungarian phrase, translated literally, means “there was a dog-market in Buda only once.” In modern English, you would interpret this to mean “a favorable opportunity that only comes along once” – something that you should grasp with both hands, lest you regret not taking advantage of it later. How would you apply this word to your life?

19 “ There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.” Unknown

20 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. Who Can Help You?

21 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. 1. Talk to your Academic Advisor: schedule an appointment 2-3: Varies based on your major 4. myportal.heald.edu (click on Assignments Not Grades) 5. Loans= pay ‘em back, Grants = free $, Scholarships = Free $ (must apply separately usually) 6. Free Application for Federal Student Aid Important because it is the way you get grant/loan $$ for college

22 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved.  HEALD CARES:  (888)  LRC – Room 211, (Or -4458, -4438)  Financial Aid Managing stress Financial difficulties Family and personal conflicts Relationship issues Childcare and eldercare Legal issues Staying focused and motivated Substance abuse Depression and anxiety Loss and grief issues

23 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved.  Groups  1: address #’s 1-5  2: address #’s 6-10  3: address #’s  4: address #’s  Read the handout  FIND SOLUTIONS!!!

24 Keys to Success: Building Analytical, Creative, and Practical Skills, 6 th edition Carol Carter, Joyce Bishop, and Sarah Lyman Kravits Copyright ©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey All rights reserved. 1.Chapters 1: Be ready to for vocabulary QUIZ next class. 2.Portfolio 1 3.Planner: Week 1: Record class times, class prep times, study times, and commute times. (In Planner) Write down academic due dates for projects, papers and presentations. (In Planner) Paragraph to be turned in: Write a one- paragraph reflection on how this may help you in school and on the job.


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