3/5 (Tue.) How failure cultivates resilience/ How to be a more creative person (Host: Janet)

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3/5 (Tue.) How failure cultivates resilience/ How to be a more creative person (Host: Janet)

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Hi Everyone,

I found 2 funny & informative Ted Talks as the links as below.
Since I also want to learn how to bounce back from the failure & be more creative in life,
I think people can relate to these 2 topics.
So let's watch these 2 videos first & discuss about them in the meeting !

*Session I: How failure cultivates resilience

*Vocabulary:
1. Resilience: the ability to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.
2. Trials: a difficult or troubling situation.
3. Setbacks: a reversal or check in progress.
4. Emotional callouses: the ability to become less sensitive to emotional pain over time.

*Session II: How to be a more creative person

Questions for Discussion

Session I:

1. What is the definition of resilience?

2. What are some examples of people who have developed resilience through failure?
Could you also share one of your own experiences with us?

3. How can we encourage people to embrace failure as a means of developing resilience?

Session II:
1. What are some of the common myths about creativity that the speaker debunks?

2. What is the relationship between creativity and fear?

3. What are some of the techniques for boosting creativity? Which one is the most effective one to you?

4. What are some of the ways we can overcome creative blocks?
Please give us an example about yourself when you suffered a creative block. How did you overcome it?


Agenda:
6:45 ~ 7:00pm Greetings & Free Talk / Ordering Beverage or Meal / Getting Newcomer’s Information
7:00 ~ 7:10pm Opening Remarks / Newcomer’s Self-introduction / Grouping
(Session I)
7:10 ~ 7:45pm Discussion Session (35 mins)
7:45 ~ 8:00pm Summarization (15 mins)
8:00 ~ 8:05pm Regrouping / Instruction Giving / Taking a 5 Minutes Break (Intermission)
(Session II)
8:05 ~ 8:40pm Discussion Session (35 mins)
8:40 ~ 8:55pm Summarization (15 mins)
8:55 ~ 9:00pm Concluding Remarks / Announcements


Meeting Date: As shown on the Subject Line
Meeting Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Meeting Venue: 丹堤咖啡 Dante Coffee (Minimum Order $85)
Address: 台北市濟南路三段25號[MAP]-捷運忠孝新生站3號出口步行3分鐘

Important Notes:
1. We advise participants to print out the discussion questions and bring them to the meeting for reference. As for the supporting articles, feel free to print them out, as well, according to your preference.
2. We suggest that participants read the articles and think about the questions in advance.
3. Newcomers should prepare a two-to-three minute self-introduction in English to deliver when called upon by the host before the start of the discussion. The host may also ask you to give brief feedback about the meeting at the conclusion of the meeting.
4. We conduct the entire meeting in English. All participants should have at least moderate English-conversation skills and be able to articulate your ideas for each discussion question.
5. We welcome newcomers and other guests to attend the meetings and join the discussion freely for two times. After that, we hope you will consider becoming a YoYo English Club member. We charge a NT$1500 lifetime membership fee, or NT$1000 for students.
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Re: 3/5 (Tue.) How failure cultivates resilience/ How to be a more creative person (Host: Janet)

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