Acton Elementary 2015-16

Social Contract

-How do you want to be treated by leaders?

-How do you want to be treated by colleagues?

-How do you think leaders want to be treated?

-How should people treat each other during times of conflict?

FIRST IMPRESSIONS ARE MADE WITHIN THE FIRST 30 SECONDS

55% of every message is communicated through the use of body language

38% of a message is communicated through the tone of your voice.

7% of a message is communicated by your words.

ABCDE Model

*Adversity

*Belief

*Consequences

*Disputation

*Energization

5 Principles of Deliberate Optimism

1. Before acting or reacting, gather as much information from as many varied sources as possible.

2. Determine what is beyond your control and strategize how to minimize its impact on your life.

3. Establish what you can control and seek tools and strategies to help you maximize your power.

4. Actively do something positive toward your goal.

5. Take ownership of your plan and acknowledge responsibility for your choices.

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Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are. - Jim Henson