The Declaration of Interdependence & Bill of Responsibilities: FIRST Global Challenge 2023

FIRST Global is the world’s response to urgent challenges that require a global solution. Today’s challenges do not stop in one community, one province, or one country. Global problems call for international efforts to develop innovations and the will to apply them. There is a needed role for every citizen in every country. FIRST Global is leading a movement to promote global collaboration and interdependence.

Below are FIRST Global’s Declaration of Interdependence and its accompanying Bill of Responsibilities. Together, these documents represent the foundational credo of FIRST Global: we are a community dedicated to the cooperative pursuit of a more peaceful world, achieved by innovating together to ensure the life, liberty, success, advancement, and happiness of all who share our planet.

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How to find out what makes you consistent or inconsistent

Being consistent has been the key to success for many individuals worldwide. But have you ever wondered what makes you consistent or inconsistent?

Consistency refers to the quality of being steady and unchanging over time. It’s about being reliable, dependable, and maintaining a consistent level of performance or behaviour. Consistency can be crucial in various settings, including personal and professional. In personal relationships, being consistent can help build trust and strengthen bonds. In professional settings, consistency can be important for building a good reputation and achieving success. Being consistent can also be necessary for personal development. It can help you build good habits and routines and support your progress towards your goals. Consistency can also be significant for maintaining your mental and emotional well-being, as it can help you feel more stable and secure.

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Think You Know Measuring Your Success, right? Think Again

Measuring your success is an essential aspect of your personal and professional growth. And you, as social beings, have developed a measuring system based on certain factors. But who told you that your system is accurate?

We measure our success in many ways, depending on our goals and values. We can set specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART) goals and track our progress towards achieving them. This can help us see how far we’ve come and give us a sense of accomplishment when we reach our goals. Besides, reflecting on our values and priorities also helps measure our progress. It makes us consider whether our actions align with them or not. If we follow our values and preferences, we may feel more fulfilled and successful. Seeking feedback from others, including friends, family, mentors, and colleagues, is critical. Other people can offer valuable perspectives on your progress and achievements. And most importantly, we should pay attention to our personal growth and development.

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