Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Personal Goals Activity

Ask youth to list or chart:
1.) Personal aptitude: Natural abilities and talents (e.g. athletic)
2.) Personality qualities (e.g. friendly, personable)
3.) Skills (e.g. computers, dance)
4.) People who have had a positive influence on their lives
5.) Role models, whom they would like to emulate
6.) How they want to contribute to society and culture
7.) Adjectives they would like people to use to describe them after they die
8.) What they would do if they only had a year to live

- What is the difference between a dream and a goal?
- Can some dreams inspire goals? How or how not?
- What would need to happen for your dreams to become a reality?

Kister, Joanna. Life Planning Resource Guide. Ohio Department of Education, 1994.

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