How To Stay Focused In A Tough Work Environment
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We've all had jobs where the work was environment has been hard to deal with. Whether it was having a difficult boss or working with colleagues whose personalities or work ethic didn't match yours, ...

We've all had jobs where the work was environment has been hard to deal with. Whether it was having a difficult boss or working with colleagues whose personalities or work ethic didn't match yours, there's been a lesson in dealing with a tough work environment.
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How To Stay Focused In A Tough Work Environment How To Stay Focused In A Tough Work Environment Presentation Transcript

  • How to StayPOSI+IVE in a TOUGHWork Environment
  • The Environment Determinism Theory Negative W orld View Changing Environm ent YOU Beware the Bullets! Negative Work Environment Past Experiences Other People’s Behavior Ouch!
  • “Are some people just born positive thinkers . . . or is it their CHOICE?” “Are some people just born positive thinkers . . . or is it their CHOICE?” Life’s Little Question
  • Choose the Right Luggage Dodge Bullets Be Bulletproof
  • You’re going to get hit! The Problem With Dodging Bullets
  • Choice #2 Wear Bulletproof Armor
  • Bulletproof Armor Comes from Bulletproof Armor Comes from SELF CHANGESELF CHANGE
  • Putting on the Armor Putting on the Armor Change 3 Things!
  • How to Change Your Attitude ATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDE ATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDE Changes happen personally from the INSIDE OUT!
  • I am responsible . . . . . . for who I am . . . for what I have . . . for what I do ATTITUDE ATTITUDE ATTITUDE ATTITUDE So . . . Accept Responsibility
  • Negative world view YOU FROM THE INSIDE . . . OUT!ATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDE Step #2 Take Control
  • How to Change Your Thinking THINKINGTHINKING THINKINGTHINKINGTHINKINGTHINKING Changes come from observing logically in every situation
  • Observe Your Thinking THINKINGTHINKING It sucks to be him. I refuse to let this hook m e! This is all very interesting W hat can I do to defuse this? Tomorrow it will look very different. I’d like to beat the …
  • This is going to be a wonderful day! This is going to be a crappy day! Manage Your Self-Talk If you think you Can, or you think you Can’t… YOU’RE RIGHT! Henry Ford THINKINGTHINKING
  • How to Change Your Behavior BEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIOR BEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIOR Changes take true assessment, determination & discipline
  • Choose Your Behavior REACTIVE Response RESPONSIBLE My Response My Choice BEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIOR Stimulus Stimulus
  • Steps Toward Changing Behavior 1. Unconscious Incompetence 2. Conscience Incompetence 3. Conscience Competence 4. Unconscious Competence BEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIOR The New YOU!The New YOU!The New YOU!The New YOU!
  • Add POSI+IVE Behavior INFLUENCE YOUR ENVIRONMENT! • Sprinkle some “positive” on the negatives • Focus on the good of each day • Stay out of the “feeding frenzies” • Say “please” and “thank you” • Practice EMPATHY • Evaluate YOUR behavior • Never miss an opportunity to complement • Spread a SMILE around Replace the BAD HABITS! BEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIOR
  • More POSI+IVE Contributions 1. Is it true? 2. Is it harmful? 3. Is it necessary? • Keep promises • Have a forgiving view of people • Keep an open mind with changes • Count to 1000 if necessary • See criticism as opportunity to improve • Cultivate your sense of humor • Before you say anything to anyone, ask yourself three things
  • Watch your definitions - they become thoughtsthey become thoughts Watch your thoughts - they become wordsthey become words Watch your words - they become actionsthey become actions Watch your actions - they become your destinythey become your destiny Watch your definitions - they become thoughtsthey become thoughts Watch your thoughts - they become wordsthey become words Watch your words - they become actionsthey become actions Watch your actions - they become your destinythey become your destiny Remember to . . .
  • The Choice is YOURS With a Bad attitude you can never have a positive day With a Positive attitude you can never have a bad day
  • Choose POSI+IVE Living