Watch the video below with youth, then use the questions below to have a mentoring conversation with them.

  1. What does Dre mean when he says, “Winners in life are able to manage the dichotomies, it is been said that the mark of a wise individual is a person who can hold two conflicting ideas in their mind at the exact same time.”?
  2. What does Dre mean when he says be realistic?
  3. What does he mean when he says be optimistic?
  4. How can you do both at the same time?
  5. What problem or situation do you have? (in your sport, class, home or work)
  6. How will you be both realistic and optimistic about this problem or situation at the same time?