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November 10th-14th

posted Nov 10, 2016, 7:15 AM by Mike Costello   [ updated Nov 10, 2016, 2:01 PM ]
Today we will . . . learn how to master Creator language
and... continue to improve keyboarding technique
So we can . . . create greater success for ourselves by changing our vocabulary & how we speak
and... become more efficient on computers
As shown by . . . class discussion & notetaking on the Mastering Creator Language PowerPoint
and... typing in our journal

Typing.com - 20 Min

Take out a piece of paper take notes on 
"Mastering Creator Language"

Make sure you are logged into your GoogleDocs
Use the template 
    -File->Make a Copy

Mastering Creator Language

1. Copy and Paste the Victim Language statements from below 
and translate them into Creator Language...

    -The two keys to Creator Language are taking ownership of a problem and taking positive actions to solve it. 
        -Ownership and a Plan
        -See Page 51-52 in book for examples

Show OWNERSHIP and a PLAN!!!

 Victim Language
 Creator Language
1. If they'd do something about the parking on campus, I wouldn't be late so often.
2. I'm failing my online class because the site is impossible to navigate. 
3. I'm too shy to ask questions in class even when I'm confused.
4. She's a lousy instructor. That's why I failed the first test.
5. I hate group projects because people are lazy and I always end up doing most of the work.
6. I wish I could write better, but I just can't.
7. My friend got me so angry that I can't even study for the exam.
8. I'll try to do my best this semester.
9. The financial aid form is too complicated to fill out. 
10. I work nights so I didn't have time to do the assignment. 

2. Is your habit to speak as a Victim or Creator? Do you find yourself more inclined to blame yourself, blame others, or seek solutions?
(3-4 Sentences)
How, Why, When, Who

Write a letter to the Future You
What To Write About
Look at today’s date. Now imagine you writing to yourself, exactly one year from now. What do you want to say to your future self?
How do you want your future self to be like one year in the future?
What are the different dreams and goals you would want to be realized by then?
What is your desired status of the areas of your life at that time? Career/Business/Studies? Finances? Family? Friends? Love? Health? Spirituality? Recreation? Personal growth? Contribution?
Once you’re done, sign off with your name and today’s date.
Safekeep your letter.

Live your life like you’ve never lived it before in the next one year. Open and read the letter one year from today.

If you want to:

Dear Future Mr. Costello,

Paragraph 1 (School)

Paragraph 2 (Personal)

Past Mr. Costello