Increasing our awareness of ourselves, others, and the world around us is a lifelong pursuit that enables us to experience life on a deeper, more rewarding level. In Leadership & Awareness, we learn how to become more cognisant of our communication habits and the messages we send and receive through body language, tone, and words. We practice listening with compassion and sincerity, as well as cultivating the art of timing in our communication and actions. We complete projects that help increase our awareness of negative thoughts and influences and the impact those have on our lives and relationships. We discuss how strengthening these essential elements in our lives furthers us on the path of holistic personal growth needed to live a meaningful life and become a principled leader. Through the practices of awareness, we can be a positive influence in the world.
MIMA & LIMA
|How can I use awareness to prevent negative conditioning from weighing me down and restricting my growth?||In what ways can I increase my awareness by respecting the power of my communication through words, body, and tone?||How can I increase awareness of what I allow into my mind, and the consequences that follow?||In what ways can I learn to listen with compassion and sincerity?||How can I cultivate the art of timing in my communication, actions, and listening?|
|How can using the TNT and the TNT report help me be aware and accurately evaluate my education?||How can I apply TO-BO-TO to online and communication via text?||How does awareness help me correct thinking errors?||How are compassion and awareness related?||How does timing require a listening ear, an understanding heart, and a patient tongue?|
|How can I protect myself from spiritual, physical and emotional dangers? ||How can I respect the power of the spoken and written word? ||How are my thoughts, feelings, and actions influenced by my conscious and subconscious mind?||How can I make compassion part of who I am and how I live?||How have I experienced a paradigm shift in terms of awareness?
|How does The Hundred Dresses relate to AWAR, and the Island of Awareness?||How can I be mindful of the impact of my body language?||Why is it necessary to put something positive in place of something negative that we are trying to remove?||How does my ability to listen with compassion help me understand who people really are? ||How can being aware of your surroundings help you be successful in timing when you communicate with others??
|How can learning about unique ability help me see myself & others for who they really are?||What does “Tone of Voice” teach me about communication?||What does it mean to “Sharpen the Saw” and how can I make sure I do that?||How can I practice listening with sincerity and clarity?||What connections do I see between The Hundred dresses, How to Win friends and Influence People, and Hatchet?
Texts and Materials Students Must Purchase
|Estes, Eleanor||The Hundred Dresses||0152052607|
|Carnegie, Dale||How to Win Friends and Influence People||0671027034|
- Recommended Grade: 6th, 7th
- Prerequisites: None
- Versions & Estimated Weekly Hours: 6*
- Format: Live
- Credits: 0.5
*Help from parents will be necessary to complete some of these projects. All classes will include supplemental projects and optional readings.