Step 1 – Learn

Trait: CURIOSITY

Have You Developed a Hunger for Knowledge?

“I have no special talents.  I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein

 
 
Discussion Questions: 
What was Kelvin and Aidan curious about?
How have you shown curiosity in your life?
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Trait – COURAGE

Are You Willing to Propose Your Service to Lots of People?

“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something.  But I can’t accept not trying.” -Michael Jordan

 

 
Discussion Questions: 
How did Veronica and Caine take action on their ideas?
What have you created in your life?
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Trait – PERSISTENCE

Are you Ready for Rejection?  

“It’s fine to celebrate the successes, but it’s more important to heed the lessons of failure” -Bill Gates

 

         
 
Discussion Questions: 
How did Ritchie and Kayla deal with their struggles?
Who do you know that has had to overcome challenges?
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Trait – PRESENTATION POWER 

Can you “drop knowledge?”

“Making words rhyme for a living is one of the greatest joys of my life….that’s a superpower I’ve been very conscious of developing.  I started out at the same level everybody else did and then I just listened to more music and talked to myself.”    -Lin-Manuel Miranda

 

         
 
Discussion Questions: 
Why do Sharktank presentations grab our attention?
What are the elements of an effective presentation?
 
 

Go to Step 2:  PITCH

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