With his very haphazard Photoshop skills Kyle introduces the concept of Initiative by looking at some common situations we find ourselves in.
RUNTIME: 5min 32sec
Prompts to get you thinking and responding to Mashy GFX
Kyle asks if you have ever been in this situation? Share about a time you were in the same situation as the people in this video:
a. What did you think? How did you feel?
b. What did you do?
Describe what initiative means to you.
Why does Kyle make the people into super heroes, with masks and capes, when he’s talking about having initiative?
Share one example of you using your initiative that you have done recently?
a. Was it easy or difficult to think of an example?
b. Why/why not?
Lyds shares a very useful catch phrase that reminds us about using our Initiative.
RUNTIME: 2min 18sec
Prompts to get you thinking and responding to Catch Phrase
Lydia asks: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a super hero? Well, have you?a. Tell us about that.b. What power would you have?
c. How do you see yourself using that power to save the day?
Describe a good time to use initiative.
Discuss why being observant is an important part of initiative.
Be observant right now and looking around the room where you are;
Are there any opportunities for you to activate
your power of initiative?
Chat about what opportunities you can see.
What did the people you’re chatting with observe?
The same as you or different things?
“We don’t have to wait for others to do the mahi, we can be part of the solution.” Explain what this means to you.
Practice saying the Catch Phrase with the actions.
Inside Stu's head there are a lot of practical examples that we can do to show our Initiative.
RUNTIME: 2min 35sec
Prompts to get you thinking and responding to Brain Thoughts
Have a chat about what initiative means to make sure everyone has the same understanding.
Stu saw four things that were opportunities for him to use his initiative;a. Rubbish
b. Broken rod
c. Empty toilet paper roll
d. Someone is sad
Rank these four things in your order from easiest to hardest (most like to do, to least like to do) and be ready to explain your reasons for the order.
Stu mentioned there was a pattern. What was that
Practice the catchphrase - See the thing! Do the
Share some of the things you have been seeing but not doing? Explain ways that you could show initiative in these situations? Be specific.
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