This activity is taken from Lesson 4 of the Cool Calm Clever Series.
So, you want to be Cool ?
Cool People have qualities that make them charismatic or attractive in some way.
Cool People have a positive effect on their surroundings.
Cool is what the Cool People say is cool. They set the standards.
They have – What some people call – P-zzazz.
Included in the training:
This activity is taken from Lesson 4: This or That. Brainstorming. Cool People seek alternatives, more options. There are many possible solutions to a situation. This process teaches one to review these options and not act hastily.
• A problem-solving tool.
• Practice prioritizing information.
• Brainstorming Skills: Learn to generate many alternatives to a situation.
• Organize facts in a meaningful way.
• Learn to identify, sort, and classify information.
• Learn to suspend judgment until all the information is examined.
This 8-Book Training Program will cover the major topics described below that teach and reinforce critical thinking skills. The first workshop, Who Is This Globally Cool Person? covers such a broad range of our topics and provides an excellent introduction for the remaining 7 books. Conflicting situations and strategies for dealing with conflict are interwoven throughout the Training Series.
1. Who Is This Globally Cool Person? It could be you! How to be Cool in public, at School, at home
Today, what does it mean to be a Cool Person? What is seen as cool will change from time to time, from place to place, and from generation to generation.
2. Say It Out Loud: The Cool Person speaks well in groups. Public Speaking Skills
An individual must be confident enough to speak up in groups, class, and meetings. It feels good to contribute to the conversation.
3. Erace-ism™: The Cool Person communicates well in a diverse world. Cultural Diversity
Our culture influences our behavior. We must learn to be respectful to cultures that are different from ours. Different does mean that they are wrong.
4. This Or That: The Cool Person seeks alternatives. Brainstorming Skills
There are many possible solutions to a situation. This process teaches one to review these options and not act hastily.
5. But I Meant . . . The Cool Person says it right the first time. Communication Skills
Since conflict is a meeting of different and sometimes opposing views, effective communication skills can aid the parties as they start to understand each other’s views. It feels good to be able to say exactly what you meant to say.
6. Let Me Think! The Cool Person is a problem situation solver. Situation Solving Skills
Situation solving skills are taught as ways to handle life’s events and to prevent conflict.
7. Oops! What Went Wrong: The Cool Person always has a plan. Planning & Organizing
These skills are vital in the process of planning for the future and setting mini goals that make it easier to reach those really big ones. Each of us want to be the one to determine our own future; thus, producing positive outcomes.
8. You Dissed Me! The Cool Person prevents conflict. Conflict Resolution
Learning these conflict resolution skills will change a verbal attack into a lively, exciting problem situation solving discussion and prevent the advanced stage of a physical attack.