Connecting with Change - Confidence Boost


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  • Note: This is not exact science but give you an indication of the behavioural styles, one would need to complete a number of other assessments to find out exactly which behavioural style an individual was most aligned with – and remember these can change as we go through life. 28/9/2009 G. Perch Ltd - 07866 599860 - 01766 781145 -
  • Connecting with Change - Confidence Boost

    1. 1. Confidence and Success Booster Getting you from here…. To where you want to be! NEWMAN ASSOCIATES 2011
    2. 2. Right now… are you feeling? <ul><li>Nervous? </li></ul><ul><li>Happy? </li></ul><ul><li>Enthusiastic? </li></ul><ul><li>Tense? </li></ul><ul><li>Ready to change things in your life? </li></ul><ul><li>Motivated? </li></ul><ul><li>Bored? </li></ul><ul><li>Confident? </li></ul>NEWMAN ASSOCIATES 2011
    3. 3. Confidence equals success <ul><li>If you think of the really successful people you see on TV or in the workplace would you say they appear confident? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think they were born confident and successful or do you think it has been something they have learnt? </li></ul>NEWMAN ASSOCIATES 2011
    4. 4. There are no right or wrongs to this <ul><li>1. Choose a sweet from the bowl on the table </li></ul><ul><li>2. Tell your colleagues at the table what you are choosing </li></ul>
    5. 5. Now see if the behavioural style matches your sweet……………
    6. 6.
    7. 7. The Thinker – Wine Gums <ul><li>Collects information </li></ul><ul><li>Needs accurate details </li></ul><ul><li>Sensitive and Vulnerable </li></ul><ul><li>Reliable and Honest </li></ul><ul><li>Hardly show anger/emotions </li></ul><ul><li>Cautious </li></ul><ul><li>Hates change </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t like confrontation </li></ul><ul><li>Thinkers Need To... </li></ul><ul><li>Openly show appreciation </li></ul><ul><li>Compromise with others </li></ul>
    8. 8. The Socialiser - Allsorts <ul><li>Persuasive and Sociable </li></ul><ul><li>Has plenty of ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Make things happen </li></ul><ul><li>Energetic </li></ul><ul><li>Hates filling in forms </li></ul><ul><li>Need lots of praise to keep motivated </li></ul><ul><li>Easily distracted </li></ul><ul><li>Socialisers Need To... </li></ul><ul><li>Control time and emotions </li></ul><ul><li>Spend more time checking, </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrate on the task at hand </li></ul><ul><li>Complete more of what they start </li></ul>
    9. 9. The Relator – Fruit Pastilles <ul><li>Caring and Supportive </li></ul><ul><li>Patient </li></ul><ul><li>Relaxed </li></ul><ul><li>Interested in details </li></ul><ul><li>Good listener, Can be shy </li></ul><ul><li>Need to be involved </li></ul><ul><li>Relaters Need To... </li></ul><ul><li>Say ‘NO’ occasionally </li></ul><ul><li>Delegate to others </li></ul><ul><li>Verbalise feelings and thoughts </li></ul>
    10. 10. The Director - Mint <ul><li>Efficient </li></ul><ul><li>Effective </li></ul><ul><li>Direct </li></ul><ul><li>Likes to be in charge </li></ul><ul><li>Wants to feel valued </li></ul><ul><li>Stubborn </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t want to know about details </li></ul><ul><li>Strong </li></ul><ul><li>Directors Need To... </li></ul><ul><li>Practice “active” listening </li></ul><ul><li>Project a more relaxed image </li></ul>
    11. 11. Now…… <ul><li>Ask your colleagues if they think you have chosen the right sweet for your personality </li></ul><ul><li>Find out what they think you should have chosen and why </li></ul><ul><li>If you don’t know people that well, then what are your first impressions of them, choose a sweet for them and tell them why . </li></ul><ul><li>ENJOY THE SWEETS!!!! </li></ul>
    12. 12. Confidence = Success <ul><li>Some of the things that success means is </li></ul><ul><li>- Being happy about yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Being in control of your life </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing what you want and going for it! </li></ul>NEWMAN ASSOCIATES 2011
    13. 13. How do you become confident? <ul><li>Develop </li></ul><ul><li>A positive attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Skills and qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Self reliance </li></ul><ul><li>Recognise your own abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Ambition </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to promote yourself </li></ul>NEWMAN ASSOCIATES 2011
    14. 14. What other people want from you…. <ul><ul><li>A recent survey revealed the most wanted skills for both social and working life were: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Enthusiasm </li></ul><ul><li>Team working ability </li></ul><ul><li>Good communication </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible approach to doing a job </li></ul><ul><li>Initiative </li></ul>NEWMAN ASSOCIATES 2011
    15. 15. Skills that people said were not obvious at first meeting <ul><li>Building rapport </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness or interest in others </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal skills </li></ul><ul><li>Problem solving </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul>NEWMAN ASSOCIATES 2011
    16. 16. People are looking for….. <ul><li>Confident people who know what they want out of life and are motivated and determined to get it! </li></ul><ul><li>so…………………. </li></ul><ul><li>It is up to you to develop confidence and skills and to promote yourself to achieve the life you want </li></ul>NEWMAN ASSOCIATES 2011
    17. 17. <ul><li>Whether you think you can </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>Whether you think you can’t </li></ul><ul><li>You’re right!! </li></ul><ul><li>Henry Ford </li></ul>NEWMAN ASSOCIATES 2011