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A Motivational Presentation valuable to anyone in any field, management level, or position. ...

A Motivational Presentation valuable to anyone in any field, management level, or position.

Geared to inspire and teach people to know and act on being able to influence their work atmosphere regardless of the positive or negative aspects of the environment, whether under good or bad management, whether being first line, middle, or executive manager.

Discussion will focus on realizing that, instead of being followers depending on others to lead and influence, we can take initiative to lead and influence those around us in ways to build up others and ourselves, creating relationships and atmosphere greatly benefiting our organization’s operations.

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Catch A Wave, Do Something Different 2008 04 TFM Show Chicago April 24, 2008 Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Prepared by Jim Barbush 1 Ride A Wave To A Changed Atmosphere Do Something Different A MOTIVATIONAL PRESENTATION
  • 2. Prepared by Jim Barbush 2
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  • 4. Merriam-Webster On-Line 1 : a long wandering or voyage usually marked by many changes of fortune 2 : an intellectual wandering a spiritual quest a long wandering and an eventful journey
  • 5. 5 “I’ve Been On A Journey” A Journey Of Discovery Discovering What I Am … All About What I Am … Supposed To Be Doing What I Am … Going To Do In The Future How I Am … Supposed To Affect Others
  • 6. THESE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD THESE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ARE CHANGING THE WORLD
  • 7. 8 “A Journey With My Style” carrying Something that ….. is in me. Something that ….. is me. Not a copy of another. We are all UNIQUE
  • 8. 9 Our goal in this discussion TO SEE OUR WORLD DIFFERENTLY TO ACT DIFFERENTLY TO CREATE SOMETHING ELSE
  • 9. 10 AFFECTING THE ATMOSPHERE AROUND YOU YOUR INFLUENCE BEING MADE WHERE YOU WORK Everywhere You Go
  • 10. 11 AFFECTING THE ATMOSPHERE AROUND YOU We’re Led Down “The Path”? Always Working For Other People Our Supervisors Our Managers Our Organization
  • 11. 12 AFFECTING THE ATMOSPHERE AROUND YOU We’re Led Down The Path”? Always Being Directed What To Do & How To Do Things Being in a trap without knowing it Not understanding our influence Not taking a stand or position
  • 12. 13 AFFECTING THE ATMOSPHERE AROUND YOU We’re Led Down The Path”? Always Being Influenced By Others Not consciously influencing others Hopefully Being Protected By Our Supervisors, Our Managers, Our Organization
  • 13. 14 WHEN DO WE . . . . . REALIZE & STOP • REALIZE we’re grown up, able to lead & influence? • STOP depending on others to lead & influence? WHEN ARE YOU . . . . . THE ONE • The one to lead and influence? • The one to protect others? WHEN WILL YOU . . . . . BE THE ONE • Be the one to Affect The Atmosphere Around You In Your Way, With Your Style?
  • 14. 15 What am I talking about? EXAMPLE 1 When leaders that Led, Directed, Protected, and Influenced, Retire or Move On. How is the atmosphere affected? When someone takes a leader’s place….. How is the atmosphere affected? When the cycle of personnel change continues….. How is the atmosphere affected? MY EXPERIENCE….
  • 15. 16 MY EXPERIENCE…. • Hod Retired. Don Retired. I and others remained. Change continued. New leaders came and went. • I RECOGNIZED THAT Those who were with us started something that I liked. They created an atmosphere that I was able to fit into. THEN, THEY WERE GONE. It Was Up To Me And Those Around Me To Affect The Atmosphere Around Us. I told my co-workers that. The atmosphere was not being provided for us as it was. We now must provide the atmosphere.
  • 16. 17 When Things Change Who will pick up THE MANTLE of what was established by those gone by ? THE MANTLE of Affecting The Atmosphere You Are In To make the atmosphere what it should be and could be?
  • 17. 18 What You Can Do? EXAMPLE 2 “Telling a story” A personal experience of how relationships can change an atmosphere and events.
  • 18. 19 What You Can Do? EXAMPLE 2 •A New Walk •Sharing Someone Else’s Experience With Others
  • 19. 20 SOME HOW TOs 1. Do Something Different Don’t Do The Same Things All The Time Do things differently to see what happens 2. Do some self analysis
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  • 21. 22 WHEN THINGS STAY THE SAME • WE MAINTAIN TRADITIONAL PRACTICES Whether Good Or Bad Times when Maintaining Traditional Practices are GOOD. Though good, tradition may still limit learning and progress Times when Maintaining Traditional Practices are BAD.
  • 22. 23 WHEN THINGS STAY THE SAME • You’ll always BE where you’ve always BEEN If you always GO where you’ve always GONE Going in circles Not going places you’ve never been • You’ll always BE where you’ve always BEEN If you always DO what you’ve always DONE Habits Doing the same things over and over Not trying new things or new ways
  • 23. 24 WHEN THINGS STAY THE SAME • You’ll always KNOW who you’ve always KNOWN If you’re always WITH who you’ve always been WITH A closed circle of acquaintances Not meeting new people • Tradition can make the truth to be unheard. We’ve always done it that way. We miss profits and easier ways of doing things. We miss the fun that can happen at work.
  • 24. 25 WHEN THINGS Change CHANGE HAS MANY POSITIVE BENEFITS LEARNING & GROWING TRYING SOMETHING NEW RESULTS IN:  Meeting Someone New  Going Somewhere You’ve Never Been  New Relationships when you say something different to someone you already know  Doing Something You’ve Never Done  Reading A Type Of Book that you’ve never read before can launch you to new things  Going To A Conference Type that you’ve never been to before can launch you to new things
  • 25. 26 RESULTS OF Change New Opportunities Changes In Career Expanding Friendships And Networks Doing Things Differently than you usually do can have Positive Results that are LIFE CHANGING.
  • 26. 27 AFFECT THE ATMOSPHERE AROUND YOU NO MATTER WHAT YOUR LEVEL As a person, manager or not, you can be a leader and have great impact You can affect people at every level Whether at your level, managers above you, staff that work for you, people you work along side. Your ideas can go far, even without your knowing it. If there is a turn over problem, look at the first line manager where that turnover occurs.
  • 27. 28 mOTIVATORS tO sELF iMPROVEMENT
  • 28. 29 The Leadership Summit In August 2004, more than 42,000 men and women attended a live simulcast of the Leadership Summit
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  • 30. 31 TITLE: The Contrarian's Guide to Leadership AUTHOR: Steven B. Sample, President USC
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  • 32. 33 SELF EVALUATION TO AVOID DISASTER
  • 33. 34 For Me Not Following A Set Of Rules without my input & my flavor Personal Self-Evaluation Based On Groundwork Laid By Someone Else But I put my style to it………………I gave it life for me You need to do the same……………In your own way SELF EVALUATION Leading To UNDERSTANDING YOURSELF & OTHERS Do You Fit Where You Are? Are You MISS-Fit? (Are You A MISFIT?) How Can You Determine If You Fit Where You Are? What Should You Do About Ways You Fit & Do Not Fit?
  • 34. 35 SELF EVALUATION QUESTIONS 1. HOW ARE YOU? 2. WHERE ARE YOU? 3. WHAT ARE YOU? 4. WHAT’S YER STYLE 5. HOW DO YOU TICK? 6. WHAT MAKES YOU TICK? WHAT MAKES YOU STOP TICKING?
  • 35. 36 SELF EVALUATION QUESTIONS 1. HOW ARE YOU? HOW GOOD ARE YOU IN YOUR JOB? •Who is responsible for your good performance? You, a supervisor, an upper manager, a co-worker, some or all of these? •What is the level of your good performance? Average, Very Good, Excellent? •What are the reasons for your answers to the above? HOW BAD ARE YOU IN YOUR JOB? •Who is responsible for your less than desirable performance? You, a supervisor, an upper manager, a co-worker, some or all of these? •What is the level of your lower performance? Average, Fair, Poor? •What are the reasons for your answers to the above?
  • 36. 37 SELF EVALUATION QUESTIONS 2. WHERE ARE YOU? What Do You Spend Your Time Doing? What Don’t You Do That You Should Be Doing? 3. WHAT ARE YOU? What Do You Like To Do At Work And At Home? What Don’t You Like To Do At Work And At Home?
  • 37. 38 SELF EVALUATION QUESTIONS 4. WHAT’S YER STYLE What Do You Do Well At Work And At Home? What Don’t You Do Well At Work And At Home? 5. HOW DO YOU TICK? How Are You Doing What You Do? Are You Doing It Your Way Or Someone Else’s Way?
  • 38. 39 SELF EVALUATION QUESTIONS 6. WHAT MAKES YOU TICK? WHAT MAKES YOU STOP TICKING? • What TALENTS Do You Have • What TALENTS Don’t You Have That Are Or Would Be Useful In Your Work? • Can you LEARN New Things that will help you in these areas? • Can someone else HELP you • Should someone else help you in areas where you lack?
  • 39. 40 SELF EVALUATION QUESTIONS HOW I GOT INTO THIS I WENT TO A CONFERENCE & I READ A FEW BOOKS • The Contrarian’s Guide To Leadership • First, Break All The Rules • Love, The Killer App Changed My Life
  • 40. 41 MEASURING THE CORE ELEMENTS NEEDED TO ATTRACT, FOCUS, & KEEP THE MOST TALENTED EMPLOYEES The 12 Questions Adapted From “First, Break All The Rules” 1. Do I know what is expected of me at work? YES ___ NO ___ 2. Do I have materials and equipment I need to do what I do best every day? 3. Do I have the opportunity to do what I do best every day at work? 4. Have I received recognition or praise for doing good work in the last 7 days? 5. Does my supervisor, or someone at work, care about me as a person? 6. Is there someone at work who encourages my development? 7. Do my opinions seem to count at work? 8. Does my company’s mission & purpose make me feel that my job is important? 9. Are my co-workers committed to doing quality work? 10. Do I have a best friend at work? 11. Has someone talked to me about my progress at work in the past 6 months? 12. Have I had opportunities at work to learn and grow in the last year?
  • 41. 42 MEASURING THE CORE ELEMENTS NEEDED TO ATTRACT, FOCUS, & KEEP THE MOST TALENTED EMPLOYEES The 12 Questions Adapted From “First, Break All The Rules” 1. Expectations Of Me? 2. Materials & Equipment? 3. What I Do Best? 4. Recognition? 5. Concern For Me? 6. Interest In My Development? 7. My Opinions? 8. My Job Important? 9. Committed Co-Workers? 10. Best Friend At Work? 11. My Progress At Work? 12. Learning And Growing?
  • 42. 43 The 12 Questions From “First, Break All The Rules” By Marcus Buckingham Your Self Analysis A. WHAT DO I GET Questions 1-2 B. WHAT DO I GIVE Questions 3-4-5-6 C. DO I BELONG Questions 7-8-9-10 D. HOW CAN WE GROW Questions 11-12
  • 43. 44 QUESTIONS I ASKED MEEEEE QUESTION NO. 1 EXPECTATIONS OF ME? • List what I think is expected of me at work. • List what I think should be expected of me at work. • List what I think should not be expected of me at work. • Explain, if you don’t know what you expectations are. QUESTION NO. 2 MATERIALS & EQUIPMENT? • List materials and equipment I have to do my work. • List materials and equipment I do not have for necessary work. • List the interests I want to do at work. • List materials and equipment I have for that interest. • List materials and equipment I do not have for that interest.
  • 44. 45 QUESTIONS I ASKED MEEEEEeeee QUESTION NO. 3 WHAT I DO BEST? • List what I like to do best at work everyday. • List what I would like to do best at work everyday. QUESTION NO. 4 RECOGNITION? • List what I was recognized or praised for. • List what I should have been recognized or praised for. QUESTION NO. 5 CARE FOR ME • List areas my co-workers do seem to care about me. • List areas my co-workers do not seem to care about me.
  • 45. 46 QUESTIONS I ASKED MEEEEE QUESTION NO. 6 MY DEVELOPMENT • List areas where I am encouraged to develop. • List areas where I am not encouraged to develop QUESTION NO. 7 MY OPINIONS • List areas where my opinions are considered. • List areas where my opinions AIN’T considered. QUESTION NO. 8 MISSION & MY JOB • State the mission and purpose. • State why I am important. • Explain if ya just don’t know.
  • 46. 47 QUESTIONS I ASKED MEEEEE QUESTION NO. 9 CO-WORKERS COMMITMENT • List areas where I am making efforts to doing quality work. • List areas where I am not making efforts to doing quality work. • Explain if you have problems here. QUESTION NO. 10 BEST FRIEND AT WORK? • If Yes Explain • If No Explain QUESTION NO. 11 MY PROGRESS REPORTED? • Was I evaluated? • List the areas that I did or did not make progress in. QUESTION NO. 12 LEARNING & GROWING? • List the opportunities I had to learn and grow. • List the areas that I want to learn and grow in.
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  • 48. 49 m-y b-a-n-n-e-r READING leads to WRITING leads to SPEAKING leads to LEADING leads to ADVENTURE leads to DESTINY leads to SUCCESS >>>>>> G O F O R I T A L L ! ! ! ! ! ! !
  • 49. 50 JIM BARBUSH HOME: 2021 BLUE MOUNTAIN PARKWAY HARRISBURG, PA 17112 717-545-2125 home 717-514-5549 cell 71 JamesEBarbush@gmail.com OFFICE: OFFICE OF THE CHANCELLOR 2986 NORTH SECOND STREET HARRISBURG, PA 17110 PA State System Of Higher Education
  • 50. Speaker: Jim Barbush, Facilities Contracts Manager Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Office of the Chancellor Copyright James E. Barbush, 2008. This work is the intellectual property of the author. Permission is granted for this material to be shared for non- commercial, educational purposes, provided that this copyright statement appears on the reproduced materials and notice is given that the copying is by permission of the author. To disseminate otherwise or to republish requires written permission from the author.“