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8 Pulling it together

Before finishing for this week, and moving on to complete the end-of-week quiz, you’ve got one final activity to complete. This asks you to bring together your thoughts from Activities 7 and 8.

Activity 9 Moving forwards

Timing: Allow approximately 10 minutes

Look back to what you discovered about your interests in Activity 7 and the options you generated there. Think about the constraints that you identified in Activity 8 and then consider the following questions and write down your answers.

  1. Are the barriers as big as you initially felt?
  2. Are some of the barriers moveable? What would you have to change for them to be removed?
  3. Do any of the constraints make some of your options impractical for you at this stage?
  4. Could you modify any of the options that excite you, to make them fit better within the constraints?

Well done, you’ve completed the last activity of the week, except for the weekly quiz. You have already created a picture of how your experiences, values and interests have shaped your work until now, and how they might continue to influence your choices going forward. These are very important first steps – so well done. You’ll be building on this next week.

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