DECA Talks: Taking Risks with Confidence & Conviction

December 11, 2019

In life, we are often faced with decisions that require us to take some sort of risk, whether it’s where to take your next job, which schools to apply to, where to move to, etc. In this talk, we’ll explore how to determine if a risk is worth taking and how you can set yourself up for the highest chance of success.


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Discussion Questions

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    Thinking back to Kendra’s opening questions, do you know where you want to attend school or what career you plan to have? What has influenced your decisions?
  • 2
    What were the 4 factors that contribute to one’s self-efficacy?
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    What are your mastery experiences? Which DECA events or activities have led to you gaining mastery experiences?
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    Take a moment to measure your own conviction. What are your passions? How do you engage with your passions to build on them?

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