Part 1
  • What does it mean to be 'successful'? Define Success.
Achieve Goals/Challenges
Famous
Personal Happiness
Outside Perceptions
Accomplishment
Do What You Want
Reach Goals

  • Create a list of personal qualities/characteristics associated with successful people.
Discipline
Passion
Grit
Talent
Motivation
Leadership
Organization
Smart
Strong
Knowledgeable
Goals
Dreams
Focused
Cooperative

  • Can these qualities/characteristic be learned or are they innate?
1/2 Learned

1/2 Innate

  • List a few resources including books, internet sites and course offerings that could assist a person seeking to become 'successful'.
The Talent Code(Book)
The Hip Hop Preacher
Effortless Mastery
The Power of Introverts
Irene Iddesleigh

  • Describe various circumstances that can contribute to becoming successful.
Lottery
Connections
Climbing the Ladder
Role Rodel
Luck
DNA
Education
Family Environment


Part 2
  • Choose a successful INDIVIDUAL from the past or present (Abe Lincoln, Michael Jordon, Oprah, Obama, etc.) and describe why you perceive them to be successful.
Lance
Abex's3
Dr. Kx'2
Uncle
Einstein
S. King x's 2
Ghandi
Stephen Hawking
Amanda McKittrick

  • Choose a successful MUSICIAN from the past or present (Mozart, Wynton Marsalis, Eric Clapton, Sting) and describe why you perceive them to be successful.
J. Cash
Buckethead
Mozart
M.Manson
The Juice
Slash/Hendrix
Eddie Van Halen
Clapton
Amy Lee
John Williams
Sam Cooke
Hans Zimmer
David Bowie

  • Create a list of personal qualities/characteristics that were the same for both.
Smart
Work Hard
Ambition
Persistent
Popular
Determination
Dedication
Passion
Education
Talent
Grit
Focused
Tenacity

  • Were there similarities between each person's set of circumstances that led to their success?
Earned after Restrictions
Small unknown to Big & Popular
Pressured by Others
Intelligence
No DNA
Passionate
Strong Family Support
Searched for a Better Situation
Took Ownership of Their Learning
Hard Workers

  • What qualities, characteristics and circumstances do you believe YOU possess to be a successful person/musician?
Sense of Humor
Love It
Motivation
Desire to Gain Knowledge
Determination
Ambition
Will Power
Passionate
Discipline
Dilligence
Talent
Positive Thinker
Problem Solver