CHAPTER 2: GETTING TO KNOW YOURSELF Decision Making, Setting Goals, Being Realistic Ch 2.1: Decision Making Today’s Objectives: Identify the 7-step decision-making process Follow an effective strategy for choosing a career Ch 2.1: Decision Making 7 Steps of Decision Making 1. 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 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 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 Interests - things you enjoy doing 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 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 Aptitude - potential for learning a certain skill Ability - Skill you already have developed Personality - Combination of your attitudes, behaviors & characteristics Self-concept - The way you see yourself Ch 2.3: Realistic Goals Learning Styles - Different ways that people naturally think and learn Look in your book pg. 38. Which learning style fits you best?