4. day 4 (proactivity & time management)

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<ul><li>1.EL Journey Wheel</li></ul> <p>2. Please take five minutes to define: Proactivity Responsibility (Response-ability) **Feel free to add an example if it helps 3. Circle of Concern External factors that affect us, but are outside of our control.Circle of InfluenceParents finances Hard SAT Qs Weather School policiesCircle of Influence Internal reactions which we choose in response to the things that impact us. Attitude Outlook Language Personal actions 4. Stimulus Freedom to ChooseSelf Awareness Owning and controlling feelings, behaviors, thoughts, and languageResponse Personal Will Taking action or initiative; acting rather than being acted uponImaginationConscienceCreating new solutions, thinking creatively, challenging preconceived notions, breaking the moldChoosing to do the right thing, regardless of the external pressures; matters of morality 5. Circle of ConcernCircle of Influence Speed limit Laws How people drive and feel about law-abiding Safety issuesCircle of Influence Monitoring speed Approaching city with a solution Creating a system of rewards and punishments Making law-abiding fun 6. Stimulus Freedom to ChooseSelf Awareness Owning and controlling feelings, behaviors, thoughts, and languageResponse Personal Will Taking action or initiative; acting rather than being acted uponImaginationConscienceCreating new solutions, thinking creatively, challenging preconceived notions, breaking the moldChoosing to do the right thing, regardless of the external pressures; matters of morality 7. Circle of Concern Actions of others Quality of garden crew Reputation of schoolCircle of Influence Circle of Influence Your attitude If you add to pile If you use another bin If you clean it up 8. Stimulus Freedom to ChooseSelf Awareness Owning and controlling feelings, behaviors, thoughts, and languageResponse Personal Will Taking action or initiative; acting rather than being acted uponImaginationConscienceCreating new solutions, thinking creatively, challenging preconceived notions, breaking the moldChoosing to do the right thing, regardless of the external pressures; matters of morality 9. Class ClockYour Clock 10. Circle of ConcernCircle of InfluenceBad batteries/clocks Teacher letting you out late/counting you tardy ALAs tardy policies Prior ALA classes bad behavior No bell systemCircle of Influence If you try to fix clock If you talk to teacher If you petition Mr. Bradford for new clocks If you are conscientious of time 11. Stimulus Freedom to ChooseSelf Awareness Owning and controlling feelings, behaviors, thoughts, and languageResponse Personal Will Taking action or initiative; acting rather than being acted uponImaginationConscienceCreating new solutions, thinking creatively, challenging preconceived notions, breaking the moldChoosing to do the right thing, regardless of the external pressures; matters of morality 12. Circle of ConcernCircle of Influence How the other person acts How he/she feels Whether he/she forgives If they know about Emotional IntelligenceCircle of Influence Your attitude Your behavior/actions If you forgive/argue Language 13. Stimulus Freedom to ChooseSelf Awareness Owning and controlling feelings, behaviors, thoughts, and languageResponse Personal Will Taking action or initiative; acting rather than being acted uponImaginationConscienceCreating new solutions, thinking creatively, challenging preconceived notions, breaking the moldChoosing to do the right thing, regardless of the external pressures; matters of morality 14. Circle of Concern? Circle of Influence Circle of Influence? 15. Stimulus Freedom to ChooseSelf Awareness Owning and controlling feelings, behaviors, thoughts, and languageResponse Personal Will Taking action or initiative; acting rather than being acted uponImaginationConscienceCreating new solutions, thinking creatively, challenging preconceived notions, breaking the moldChoosing to do the right thing, regardless of the external pressures; matters of morality 16. Making Proactivity Personal Take 15 minutes to think of a problem that you would like to address Use proactivity to address the issue Use the following steps to create a strategy 17. More Proactivity Examples Talking to your RA after breaking curfew the night before (Conscience) You talk to Mr. Bradford about getting a bigger scholarship after your mom loses job (Personal Will) Youve been really emotional lately so you go see Ms. Zsofia (Self Awareness) You study for a test two weeks in advance because you know theres a guest speaker the night before the test (Personal Will) You talk to your Res Fac about a game you could play as a hall to get closer (Imagination) 18. Not Proactivity You start going to Leadership Warriors? You walk by your enemy on the quad and dont look at him/her so you wont fight Getting answers from a friend for a test you have not studied for Stealing money to pay for expenses 19. Copyright African Leadership Academy, 2011 20. StepsFrom Problem to Proactivity 1.Values: Identify whats important to you, the situation, etc. 2.Narrow scope of problem: whats within your Circle of Influence and what isnt? 3.Identify resources: List things you have at your disposal to make a change (skills, talents, knowledge, relationships) 4.Take initiative: Create steps to taking action 21. Time ManagementCopyright African Leadership Academy, 2011 22. Raise your hand if you can identify with this. 23. Time Audit Results: 2012 Students reported going to bed between 11:1511:30pm on an average night Students got less than 9 hours of sleep (recommended) 5-7 nights per week Students got less than 7 hours of sleep (minimum recommended) on 1-3 nights per week 24. Time Audit Results: 2012 Outside of the classroom, students spent about 20 hours studying Among the top time consumers Economics4.67 hours/week Math4.55 hours/week Chemistry4.18 hours/week French4.16 hours/week**If you had all of those classes, thats 17.5 hours alone 25. What do you think? What is most interesting about this to you? What do you find worrying about these statistics? Given what you just saw, would you say that time management is a strength among students? Why or why not?Copyright African Leadership Academy, 2011 26. What is Time Management? Time management is the act or process of exercising conscious control over the amount of time spent on specific activities, especially to increase efficiency or productivity The use of tools, techniques, and strategies to leverage time and efficiency 27. Why is Time Management Important? Productivitygetting more done Efficiencygetting more done faster Healthmaintaining wellbeing Balancehaving a good mix of work, play and rest Fulfillmentusing your time in a satisfying manner Relationshipsprioritizing time spent with/for others Personal improvementfinding time for yourself Spiritualprotecting time to recharge your soul 28. Question: Is time the only thing we should manage? 29. Energy Management The act of intentionally regulating your eating, sleeping, working, playing, resting, and studying in a manner that allows your mind and body to be maximally capable of everything required of it The use of conscious self-awareness to gauge personal motivation and attention levels 30. Why is Energy Management Important? Productivitygetting more done Efficiencygetting more done faster Healthmaintaining wellbeing Balancehaving a good mix of work, play and rest Fulfillmentusing your time in a satisfying manner Relationshipsprioritizing time spent with/for others Personal improvementfinding time for yourself Spiritualprotecting time to recharge your soulYou cant have any of these things without energy 31. QuestionWhich is worse? (Answer by show of hands) 1. Showing up to class drunk? 2. Showing up to class sleep deprived? 32. Sleep Deprivation Worse than being drunk Causes physical illness and unhealthiness Causes mental illness Predominate factor in inducing panic attacks, depression, and suicidal thoughts 33. What is the solution? 34. Youll find out after the break15 minutes Manage it well 35. Raise your hand if you can identify with this. 36. What is the solution? 1. The Power of No 2. Urgent vs. Important 3. Time Management 37. The Keys to Time Management 38. The Power of No Creates boundaries Helps others exercise time management and responsibility Allows you to say Yes to those things that are most important and personally rewarding 39. The Keys to Time Management 40. Urgent Things that must be done (or seem like they must be done) in the very near term Typically thrust upon us by others Easily steal time from important thingsImportant Things that may or not have a short time deadline Typically things that are determined from our own values, goals, and dream Easy to postpone, reschedule, or address when you have time 41. Time Management Quadrants URGENTNOT URGENTIMPORTANTQuadrant I: -Crises -Pressing problems -Deadline-driven projects, meetings, preparationsQuadrant II: -Preparation/Planning -Spiritual growth -Reflection/values clarification -College preparation -Relationships, relationship building -L&amp;E ClassNOT IMPORTANTQuadrant III: -Interruptions, some emails -Some email, some classwork -Some meetings -Many popular activitiesQuadrant IV: -Trivia, busywork -Facebook (usually) -Mass emails, typically -Time wasters &amp; escape activitiesSource: Stephen Covey et al., First Things First (Simon and Schuster: New York, 1994). 42. Make Your Own URGENTNOT URGENTIMPORTANT Quadrant I:Quadrant II:NOT Quadrant III: IMPORTANTQuadrant IV:Source: Stephen Covey et al., First Things First (Simon and Schuster: New York, 1994). 43. The Keys to Time ManagementFour Generations of Time Management 44. First Generation 45. Second Generation 46. Third Generation 47. Primary Component of Each Generation 4th GenerationValues3rd GenerationPriorities2nd GenerationSchedules1stGenerationTasks 48. Fourth Generation 49. Building to Fourth Generation TM STEP 1: Outline your roles (for example): Sciences student* EL &amp; AS student* Math and English student* Basketball team member Art Club Secretary Family member Muslim*Feel free to list separately if important to you 50. Building to Fourth Generation TM URGENT IMPORTANTQuadrant I:20-25% NOT IMPORTANTQuadrant III:15%NOT URGENT Quadrant II:65-80% Quadrant IV:less than 1%Source: Stephen Covey et al., First Things First (Simon and Schuster: New York, 1994). 51. Building to Fourth Generation TM URGENTNOT URGENTIMPORTANTQuadrant I: -English Student -Sciences StudentQuadrant II: -Family Member -LEA Student -Muslim -Math StudentNOT IMPORTANTQuadrant III: -Basketball Player -Sciences StudentQuadrant IV: -Art Club SecretarySource: Stephen Covey et al., First Things First (Simon and Schuster: New York, 1994). 52. Building to Fourth Generation TM STEP 3: Set S.MA.R.T.* Goals for each role: S Specific M Measurable A Attainable/Achievable R Realistic T Time Bound*See L/E faculty for additional reading on this if interested 53. Building to Fourth Generation TM STEP 3: Set S.MA.R.T.* Goals for each role (for example): Family MemberSkype with at least two family members this week BasketballGo to practice and two Leadership Warrior sessions this week Math StudentGet all homework done on time and get a 85% or above on quiz 54. Building to Fourth Generation TM STEP 4: Think of ways to Rejuvenate If youre going to keep up a fast pace lifestyle, you must have ways to recharge your body, heart, mind, soul, and spirit. 55. Building to Fourth Generation TM STEP 5: Prioritize, Schedule, and Create Checklists Still important to managing ones time, but must come after determining values, naming roles and setting goals 56. Raise your hand if you wish you could do more with your time.Copyright African Leadership Academy, 2011 57. Copyright African Leadership Academy, 2011 58. Copyright African Leadership Academy, 2011 59. INSERT YOUR PECHA KUCHA HERE 60. Copyright African Leadership Academy, 2011 </p>