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Decide if alternative choices are consistent with

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Unformatted text preview: g each goal Assess the Alternatives What are your alternatives or options? Decide if alternative choices are consistent with your values Summarize your important values Gather Information Check assumptions What do you know about alternatives? What more do you need to know? Find sources that will help you gather information Assess Outcomes Probability? What is the probability of the success of each alternative? Are your highest values part of each alternative? Desirability? Can you eliminate the least desirable alternatives first? How much do you want each alternative? How much are you willing to give up? Plan of Action Start and completion dates Clear objectives Specify the steps necessary to achieve objective Specify conditions necessary to achieve objective Managing Finances Set financial goals Save money Use credit cards wisely Purchase insurance as an investment Learn to budget Stress Management Positive stress can increase motivation, energy, and perception. Negative stress can reduce effectiveness and can cause anxiety, frustration, apathy, lowered selfesteem, aggression, and depression. Become adept at integrating stress-management techniques into your life. Stress Management Take time for yourself Socialize with friends and family Remind yourself about personal strengths Encourage a sense of humor Keep your eye on the goal Questions, Comments, Concerns? Remember to keep up with the assigned readings. Midterm 03/13! Resume and cover letter workshop on Tuesday (03/04). Bring yours if you have them! Office hours Th 10:30am - 12:30pm, HU...
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