Chapter 2: Getting to know yourself

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CHAPTER 2: GETTING TO
KNOW YOURSELF
Decision Making, Setting Goals, Being Realistic
Ch 2.1: Decision Making
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Today’s Objectives:
 Identify
the 7-step decision-making process
 Follow an effective strategy for choosing a career
Ch 2.1: Decision Making
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7 Steps of Decision Making
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Define your needs or wants
 2. Analyze your resources
 3. Identify your choices
 4. Gather information
 5. Evaluate your choices
 6. Make a decision
 7. Plan how to reach your goal
Ch 2.2: Setting Lifestyle Goals
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Day 2 Bell Ringer: Who do you admire?
List 5 people and explain what about them makes
you admire them.
Do any of their lifestyles reflect things you want
your lifestyle to be like some day?
Ch 2.2: Setting Lifestyle Goals
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Values - principles that you want to live by and the
beliefs that are important to you.
6 Values
 Responsibility
- fulfilling obligation
 Relationships - family/friends are important
 Compassion - caring deeply for people
 Courage - conquering fear or despair
 Achievement - desire to succeed
 Recognition - strive for appreciation & respect
Ch 2.2: Setting Lifestyle Goals
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Interests - things you enjoy doing
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List your 10 favorite activities & rank them
Genealogy
Guitar
Teaching
Listening to Music
Cooking
Traveling
Learning Italian
Helping others
Games w/Friends Reading
Which of your activities are done alone? With others?
Ch 2.2: Setting Lifestyle Goals
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Working With Data, People & Things
 What
 Which
careers can you think of fit into each category?
overlap into more than one?
Ch 2.3: Realistic Goals
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Aptitude - potential for learning a certain skill
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Ability - Skill you already have developed
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Personality - Combination of your attitudes,
behaviors & characteristics
Self-concept - The way you see yourself
Ch 2.3: Realistic Goals
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Learning Styles - Different ways that people
naturally think and learn
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Look in your book pg. 38.
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Which learning style fits you best?

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