Step 1 – Learn


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?


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?


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?


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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