Presentation on theme: "Be bold! Be strong! For the lord your God is with you Be bold! Be strong! For the lord you God is with you I am not afraid No, No! I am not dismayed No."— Presentation transcript:
Be bold! Be strong! For the lord your God is with you Be bold! Be strong! For the lord you God is with you I am not afraid No, No! I am not dismayed No Because I'm walking in faith and victory Come on and walk in faith and victory Because the Lord my God is with me Be Bold
Being bold in sports Being bold in daily life
ProblemReasonSolution Other people dont know what you want. You are not given what you really want. Your expectations are not met. You get hurt when people say no to you. You assume every- one is a mind reader. You are not straightforward. You lack an under- standing of exactly what is expected. Think too much of a no. Convey what you want clearly. Ask for it confidently and courageously. Specify what you want and when you want it. Accept it graciously and move on.
Situation1: Your good friend Jane cant attend your birthday party because of an unexpected visitor. You feel frustrated wondering if she is angry with you for some reason. Situation2: The English teacher asked the students: Would you please make up a dialogue when you have time? But only few of them have prepared for it before class. Dont make a no mean more than it does. Be specific about what and when.
Situation3: Lily told her husband several times the bulb ( ) was broken with the hope that he would change it for a new one. But he didnt take any action. Situation4: There was a promotion in the company. Lucy was capable of the new position of the department manager, but she hesitated about whether she should ask for it or not. At last, she lost the chance. Dont assume others are mind readers. Be bold in your requests.
Purposes of this writing: 1) Give tips on how to get what you want. 2)... Encourage readers to be bold in making requests.
Success: a best-selling author, a professional life coach Hardship: Born in a poor family
Do you completely agree with the writers opinion? B O L D Brave Objective Loyal Direct (courageous, confident…) (reasonable, hold water …) (be loyal to your true feelings…) (specific, straightforward)
Supposing you were an editor of your school newspaper, write a letter of advice as a reply to Tony based on the four tips and your own understanding. Dear editor, Recently there is going to be an election for monitor in our class. I assume that I am capable of this position and I am willing to serve my class. However, I am too shy to recommend myself. I am struggling. What should I do? Tony