SUCCESS = WHAT?
Young people are challenged to consider the meaning of success in their lives: ‘big picture’ issues such as who they are and aspire to be, what’s important in life, and where they’re heading – Arthur’s personal story interwoven throughout.
- Adulthood – who will you become?
- The amazing ‘journey of life’
- School – staying v. dropping out
- Education – why it’s worth your best shot
- Career – identifying your talents / passions
- Choices = consequences
- Heroes, role-models, mentors
- Life-giving relationships
- Dealing with parents
- Morals and values for life
- Social responsibility
- Suffering – a normal part of life
- Failure – success in disguise
- Speak up and seek help
- Resilience – never giving up
- Self-confidence / esteem / love
- The ‘4-legged stool’ – physical-mental-emotional-spiritual balance
(Includes an optional 6-page handout)
- 60-90 minutes – straight presentation and question time
- 90+ minutes – includes ‘Imagine’: interactive exercise where students visualize attending a school re-union in 20 years & describe who they’ll be
- Open-ended – an opportunity for students to debrief with Arthur
Fee: Negotiable according to travel, timeframe, school’s financial means, etc
LEADERSHIP & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
To excel in life, young people should possess leadership qualities. However, in our competitive and materialistic society leadership is too often individualistic and self-serving. The seminar aims to challenge such notions, offering an alternative approach to leadership that is ‘servant’ based and permeates all facets of a person’s life.
- Arthur’s personal leadership experience
- Contemporary notions of leadership
- The nature and quality of leadership
- Heroes and role models
- Leadership and moral/ethical responsibility
- The servant / sacrificial leader
- Leadership and family
- Leadership and work
- Leadership and community
- Leadership at school
- Are you a leader or a follower?
Timeframe: 60-90 minutes – including question and discussion time