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Creating  Positive  Change  Eug  Spfld 3 09  C L A S S

Creating Positive Change Eug Spfld 3 09 C L A S S



The statements on the slides explore...

The statements on the slides explore
our readiness for change and help us see that we must be ready for change before we expect others to be. They help us observe our behaviors around change and challenge who we are when we "react" victim or owning the change.



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    Creating  Positive  Change  Eug  Spfld 3 09  C L A S S Creating Positive Change Eug Spfld 3 09 C L A S S Presentation Transcript

    • Creating Positive Change In Your Workplace and In Your Community Designed for Leadership Eugene / Springfield 2009
    • Change Is The Norm, Not The Exception
    • Humans Have Contradictory Desires - We Want Both Stability and Novelty
    • Even Desirable Change Can Cause Stress
    • There Are Two Basic Approaches To Change - Reactive and Proactive
    • The Two Responses to Change Reactive Proactive • • We are at choice now Trapped in the past / • future Fun, Life is a game • • Bored - Frustrated Joyful, Peace • • Anger / Hurt Allow others to be who • they are Judgment • • Responsible Waiting for others to do • • Outrageous Should • • Freedom Worry • • Mastery Blaming • • What is “is!” Bad stuff still Live in pity for self happens; life is messy
    • To Cope With Change, We Need To Understand Our Own Thoughts And Feelings When Confronted By It
    • Resistance to Change Stems Mainly From Our Feelings Of Insecurity
    • It Is Reasonable To Be Unreasonable About Change In The Early Stages
    • Reactive Where our accountability resides with others Life happens to us Adapted with permission from Assertive Communication: A Solution Based Approach by Pam K. Farmer, Ph.D, SPHR Strategic Solutions Catalyst 10
    • In Coming to Terms With Change, We Usually Experience a Series of Stages; Resistance, Justification, Consideration, and Resolution
    • Bird Problem at the Lincoln Memorial Why? Why? Why? Why? Why? 12
    • Water Crystals
    • Text “If you want to change your life, you must start with you. When you do, William James be proactive, do it flamboyantly American philosopher 1842-1910 and start immediately.”