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  • 1. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 1 July 2013 Life = Change Make it Work for You Harbour Cold Stores A Subsidiary of Kingston Wharves Limited
  • 2. Mobile: 876.383.5627 Skype: LSemaj Office: 876.948.5627 Twitter: LSemaj Email: Semaj@LTSemaj.com Facebook: Leahcim.Semaj Blog: TheSemajMindSpa.Wordpress.com www.SlideShare.net/LSemaj 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 3
  • 3. 47/27/2013 47/27/2013 4 “We have all that we need to create what we want because all the resources we need are in our minds” Theodore Roosevelt
  • 4.  Two Basic Needs 1. WORK 2. INTIMACY July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 5
  • 5. Work  How you pay rent for occupying space on earth July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 6
  • 6. Work & Food  If any refused to work for their food, they should be refused support by others  He who is able to work, and unwilling, •should not be fed •2 Thessalonians 3:10 July 27, 2013 7www.LTSemaj.com
  • 7. The Devil Operates the world’s largest employment agency July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 8
  • 8. July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 9 Do You Enjoy Your Job? Man who enjoys his job will never have to work a day in his life Confucius July 27, 2013 9www.LTSemaj.com
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  • 10. A Parent Until you are able to Pay Rent July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 11 You Are Not Ready to Be A…
  • 11. The Creation Story  God made man and placed him in the garden of Eden •“to dress it and keep it” • (Gen 2:15)  Adam given work to name all the animals (Gen 2:19)  Then God provided him with a woman (Gen 2: 21-24) July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 12
  • 12. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 13 Surviving The Emotional Impact of Change
  • 13. UNDERSTAND IT AND BENEFIT FROM IT IGNORE IT AND BE THE VICTIM July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 14 Nothing Can Hold Back the Tide of Societal Transformation
  • 14.  The First OrderAgrarianMUSCLE  The Second Order  The First Industrial Revolution (1700)- ACHINES  The 2nd Industrial Revolution (1900)-  MASS PRODUCTION / ASSEMBLY-LINE  The New Work Order  The Information Age – MENTAL  The NEXT Work Order  Balance, Harmony, Integrity July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 15 The Evolution of WORK
  • 15. July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 16 The Labour Pains Contractions have begun •Medication? •Abortion? •Prepare for the Birth?
  • 16. Began in 2007 gathered momentum in 2008 Now unfolding July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 17 Transformation of the Work World
  • 17. July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 18 READING THE TRANSFORMATION 1970 - Future Shock - Alvin Toffler The coming post-industrial 1980 - The Third Wave The New Work Order approaches 1991 - The Work of Nations- Robert Reich • The New Work Order is here 1995 - The End of Work- Jeremy Rifkin The Coming NEXT Work Order
  • 18. is largely unstoppable  This holds out the potential to be as beneficial to a society • as a whole as past market evolutions have been  There is only one message: •You have to constantly upgrade your skills •Or get left behind July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 19 The Flattening of the World
  • 19.  ANYTHING CAN BE MADE ANYWHERE wherever it’s cheapest  AND SOLD EVERYWHERE where it fetches the highest price  This is great for individual companies not necessarily good news for individual nations and some workers July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 20 FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HISTORY
  • 20.  We are going through the most severe global financial crisis since the days of Great Depression - 1929  Originated in USA, economic recession is affecting all the major players of world economy. •Jennie Gandhi July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 21 What Happened?
  • 21. • 52 Banks2012 • 92 Banks2011 • 157 Banks2010 • 140 Banks2009 • 25 Banks • More than previous 5 years 2008 • 3 Banks2007 July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 22
  • 22. Jamaica - Today 20 Quarters of Negative Growth
  • 23. The New Rules of Engagement
  • 24. Global Economic Transformation The Industrial Revolution 1830 - 1840 The Abolition of Slavery 1834 -1838
  • 25. Who are you going to believe? 
  • 26. Who are you going to believe? It takes cash to care • Edward Seaga Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased. Adam Smith
  • 27. July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 28
  • 28. Wont Get You There What Got You Here July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 29 The Reality of Change
  • 29. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 30 The Psychology of Redundancy  BEFORE: •50% happy to get a money and move on with their lives  AFTER: •50% sorry that they were not also made redundant
  • 30. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 31 2 Years From Today What's Your Bet?
  • 31. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 32 If You Won‟t Be Better Tomorrow Than Today, Then What Do You Need Tomorrow For? Rebbe Nachman Born 1772
  • 32. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 34 MY JOB Help you do work with the changes In your own best interest
  • 33. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 35 Everyone Needs a Push Sometimes  Muhammad Ali  Asked to identify the greatest lesson he learned in life  The Sonny Liston title fight in January 1964
  • 34. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 36 “Liston Was the Strongest Man I Ever Fought”  “Every time I hit him, it hurt me worse than it did him  When the 6th round ended • I was completely spent • I couldn’t even raise my arms
  • 35. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 37 “I Couldn‟t Even Stand up to Go Back Into the Ring”  “I’m going home! I told Angelo Dundee  I’m not going back in there!”
  • 36. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 38 Dundee Demanded That Ali Get Back in the Ring  Ali refused  The bell rang  Ali still didn't rise
  • 37. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 39 Dundee Pushed Him and Shouted  “Get in there and don’t come out until you are heavyweight champion of the world”
  • 38. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 40 Ali Struggled to His Feet Liston didn’t Ali won the title
  • 39. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 41 The Lesson of Coaching  “The greatest lesson I’ve learned is to have someone pushing you and making you do things you didn’t think you can do” The Greatest Athlete of the 20th Century
  • 40. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 42 Who Promised Us ...  The job would last forever?  What did your appointment letter state?
  • 41. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 43 No More Lifetime Employment GOOD WORK + CROSS TRAINING + CONTINUOUS EDUCATION = Lifetime Employability
  • 42. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 44 The Results Learn new skills every 3-5 years Change career every 10 years
  • 43. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 45 The New Illiterate  The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write  but those who cannot •Learn •Unlearn •and Relearn • Alvin Toffler
  • 44. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 46 The New Work Order Has Some Other New Words  Early retirement  Acquisition  Strategic Alliances  OUTPLACEMENT  Lay offs  Outsourcing  RE-ENGINEERING RIGHT SIZING Mergers REDUNDANCY
  • 45. Ship in Trouble
  • 46. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 49 The New Work Order Cycle  The average US company loses •Half it’s customers •in 5 years •Half it’s employees •in 4 years •Half it’s investors •in less than one year
  • 47. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 50 The NEW WORK ORDER in the USA Of the Companies on The Fortune 500 List in 1955  70% are now out of business • Sales & Marketing Management, October 1998
  • 48. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 51 Last TV Manufactured in the USA  ZENITH •1991 •No longer cost effective  NIKE  BUGLE BOY  NOKIA  Apple
  • 49. Eastman Kodak Files for Bankruptcy  The 131-year-old film pioneer  Struggling for years to adapt to an increasingly digital world  Filed for bankruptcy protection • Thursday January 19, 2012.  The American legend had tried a number of turnaround strategies and cost-cutting efforts in recent years  Since 2004 has reported only one profitable year - ran short of cash 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 52
  • 50. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 53 Jobs Change from Simple Tasks to Multi-Dimensional Work  More scope for growth and learning  Less simple tasks for simple people  More complex tasks for smart people Higher entry requirements DO or GO
  • 51. Douglas Orane - Sept „98 Manual worker • needs clerical skills • and also the ability to make decisions July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 54
  • 52. The Transformation is Unfolding Banana Sector 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 55
  • 53. July 27, 2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 56 The Fall  1996 to 2001  Banana volume and export earning •Down 50%  2005 to 2007 •Hurricane destruction
  • 54. July 27, 2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 57 Planting season •May to July
  • 55. 27/07/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 58 Selling ripe bananas locally more profitable than exporting was
  • 56. To Chips From Ships July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 59
  • 57. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 60 There‟s Always A Better Way Of Doing Things Either You Or Your Competitor Will Find It
  • 58. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 61 Every Morning in Africa  A gazelle wakes up  it knows it must run faster than the fastest lion •or it will be killed
  • 59. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 62 Every Morning in Africa  A lion wakes up •It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle •or it will starve to death
  • 60. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 63 It doesn‟t matter  whether your are a lion or a gazelle  When the sun comes up you better start running
  • 61. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 64
  • 62. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 65  All leadership comes down to this: •changing people's behavior Why is that so hard?
  • 63. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 66 Change or Die What if you were given that choice?  We're talking actual life or death now
  • 64. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 67 Don't believe it?  You want odds?  Here are the odds  The scientifically studied odds: •NINE to ONE  That's nine to one against you  How do you like those odds?
  • 65. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com ‹#›
  • 66. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 69 Lifestyle and Health  A relatively small percentage of the population consumes the vast majority of the health-care budget  for diseases that are very well known and by and large behavioral
  • 67. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 70 Many People  are sick because of how they choose to live their lives  Not because of environmental or genetic factors beyond their control
  • 68. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 71 For The last 50 Years  We know that 80% of health-care budget is consumed by 5 behavioral issues  too much • Smoking • Drinking • Eating • Stress  And not enough exercise
  • 69. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 72 Every Year in the United States  About 600,000 people have bypasses  1.3 million heart patients have angioplasties  All at a total cost of around U$30 billion  The procedures temporarily relieve chest pains but rarely prevent heart attacks or prolong lives
  • 70. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 73 Around Half of The Time the bypass grafts clog up in a few years  the angioplasties, in a few months
  • 71. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 74 But Many Patients  Could avoid the return of pain and the need to repeat the surgery  Not to mention arrest the course of their disease before it kills them •By switching to healthier lifestyles
  • 72. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 75 Very Few Do  If you look at people after coronary-artery bypass grafting 2 years later  90% of them have not changed their lifestyle  This been studied over and over and over again
  • 73. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 76 Even though  they know they have a very bad disease •and they know they should change their lifestyle  for whatever reason •they don't
  • 74. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 77 Resistance To Change  Changing the behavior of people isn't just the biggest challenge in health care  It's the most important challenge for businesses trying to compete in a turbulent world
  • 75. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 78 Change  The central issue is never •strategy, structure, culture, or systems  The core of the matter is always about •changing the behavior of people
  • 76. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 79 YOU  may be called upon to respond to profound upheavals in marketplace dynamics  a shift from a regulated to a deregulated environment  or to a corporate reorganization, merger  or entry into a new business
  • 77. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 80 As individuals  we may want to change our own styles of work  how we mentor subordinates  how we react to criticism  Yet more often than not, •we don't
  • 78. 7/27/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 81 Managers  are supposedly the prime change agents for their companies  but they're often as resistant to change as anyone  and as prone to backsliding How do you plead?
  • 79. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 82www.LTSemaj.com 82 Like everyone else, LEADERS ARE NERVOUS about learning new skills, behaviours, and working relationships  Unlike everyone else,  LEADERS HAVE TO GO FIRST
  • 80. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 83 Symptoms Of Reorganization Sickness  Depression, Fatigue, Stress  Insecurity & Fear  Feelings of Distrust & Betrayal  Dissatisfaction with Communication from Leaders  Lack of Direction  Anger over Process  Deep-sensed Unfairness • HEALING THE WOUNDS
  • 81. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 84 Imagine Impact On A Family  If one member had to be asked to leave because the budget could no longer stretch  All would feel the impact
  • 82. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 85 The Impact of Loss  JOB TERMINATION  LOSS OF A FAMILY MEMBER  LOSS OF A CLOSE FRIEND
  • 83. These are Challenging Times  Acknowledging the stressors: •The founders, the team leaders, the managers  Necessary to support each other •talk about your feelings 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 86
  • 84. These are Challenging Times  Extra sensitivity among all team members •look out for those who are hurting but who are not talking about it •report such instances for individual intervention and assistance 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 87
  • 85. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 88 EMOTIONAL OBSERVABLE REACTION BEHAVIOUR  Shock Silence  Immobilization Blank look, tears  Disbelief Shocked questioning  Denial Debate, Argument  Anger Automatic verbal outburst  Bargaining Pleading  Frustration Depression  Grieving Opening up/looking ahead  Resolution Letting go
  • 86. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 89 3 Types of Responses to Reorganization The Foot Out The Doors (FODs) The Wait and Sees (W&Ss) The Ride in Out (RIOs)
  • 87. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 90 Group Issues  FODs •Management's competence  W&Ss •The organization's fairness  RIOs •Security, Continuity
  • 88. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 91 The FODs GROUP ISSUES  Profile • Future oriented, goal driven, independent, and proactive  Career focus • Professional growth  Value • Competence
  • 89. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 92 Organizational Challenge  FODs are most likely to be disengaged  Management must find ways to reengage the FODs and recommit them to the organization
  • 90. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 93 THE W&Ss GROUP ISSUES  Profile • Present centered, goal directed, reactive, and analytical  Career focus • Hierarchical movement within the organization  Value • Commitment
  • 91. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 94 Organizational Challenge  W&Ss are "on hold"  Stuck  Waiting to see what the organization will do  The organization challenge is to move them off "hold”  Redirect their engagement toward the new organizational and their role within it
  • 92. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 95 THE RIOs GROUP ISSUES  Profile • Past oriented, cautious, and risk averse  Career focus • Safety first, relying on mentors  Value • Connection
  • 93. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 96 Organizational Challenge  The organization has to cut through RIOs' denial  To disengage them from reliance on the past and dependent relationships  Help them become self- reliant, empowered employees
  • 94. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 97 TREATING RE- ORGANIZATION TRAUMA Four Levels of Intervention
  • 95. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 98 1. PROCESS INTERVENTION  Approach reorganization from the perspective of a Survivor •Unless you own the company you too could be going  Be Compassionate with your fellow Survivors  Lead from the heart •But follow with the head •Follow with the head
  • 96. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 99 2. Grieving Interventions  Release the repressed feelings and emotions  Grieving sessions very useful  Include skilled facilitator • next-level-up manager, supervisor  Deal with feelings first, facts after  Present a galvanizing vision of a better future
  • 97. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 100 3. Break Organizational Dependency Chain  Learn to love yourself • Without making this love conditional on approval of the organization  Both become healthier  Necessary component of the new psychological employment contract
  • 98. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 101 4. SYSTEMS INTERVENTIONS  Remember some of the principles of the New Work Order  New skills every 3-5 years  5-6 careers in a life time  New parts unfolding
  • 99. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 102 Elements Of The New Workplace  De-emphasize symbols of longevity • (The 4 year plan)  Celebrate departures  Reward performance  Enrich jobs
  • 100. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 103 You Must Be Ready For Anything
  • 101. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 104 Your Reaction?
  • 102. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 105 Who Can Best Defend You? My Big Brother My God
  • 103. HOPE  Man can live for about 40 days without food, •about 3 days without water, •about 8 minutes without air ... •but only for 1 second without hope •Hal Lindsey 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 106
  • 104. HOPE And you shall be secure and feel confident because there is hope • Job 11:18 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 107
  • 105. God Bring You Into Deep Waters  Not To Drown You  But To Cleanse You - Aughey 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 108
  • 106. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 109 The Promise  The Lord is my Shepherd;  I shall not want  He maketh me to lie down in green pastures;  He leadeth me beside the still waters
  • 107. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 110  He restoreth my soul;  He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name sake The Promise
  • 108. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 111  Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me The Promise
  • 109. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 112  Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies:  Thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over The Promise
  • 110. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 113  Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life;  and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever The Promise
  • 111. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 114 Who Are You Going To Believe?  The Bible tells us •“Be not afraid” •72 passages • Genesis Through to Revelations  Hollywood told us to • “Be afraid, be very afraid” • (Addams Family Values)
  • 112. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 115 Be Not Afraid  Genesis 15:1 • Afterward the LORD spoke to Abram in a vision and said to him, •"Do not be afraid, Abram, for I will protect you, and your reward will be great."  Deuteronomy 31:6 • Be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid of them! The LORD your God will go ahead of you •He will neither fail you nor forsake you."
  • 113. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 116 Be Not Afraid  Joshua 1:9 • I command you--be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. •For the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."  Psalm 23:4 • Even when I walk through the dark valley of death, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. • Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me.
  • 114. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 117 Be Not Afraid  Isaiah 41:13 • I am holding you by your right hand -I, the LORD your God. And I say to you, •Do not be afraid. I am here to help you  Jeremiah 1:17 • "Get up and get dressed. Go out, and tell them whatever I tell you to say. •Do not be afraid of them, or I will make you look foolish in front of them.
  • 115. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 118 Be Not Afraid  Hebrews 13:6 • That is why we can say with confidence, "The Lord is my helper, so I will not be afraid. •What can mere mortals do to me?"  Revelation 12:11 • And they have defeated him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of their testimony. •And they were not afraid to die.
  • 116. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 119  Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,  I will fear no evil; •for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me Review The Promise
  • 117. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 120  Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: Review The Promise
  • 118. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 121  Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life;  and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever Review The Promise
  • 119. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 122  Thou anointest my head with oil; •my cup runneth over Review The Promise
  • 120. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 123 Use The Present Emotions To Evaluate and Strengthen Yourself
  • 121. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 124 Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose Dr. Wayne Dyer
  • 122. Colin Powell  “None of us can change our yesterdays,  but all of us can change our tomorrows” July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 125
  • 123. You can't change the past, But you can ruin the present By worrying over the future !
  • 124.  by being anxious • can add a single hour to his span of life?  If then you are not able to do as small a thing as that, • why are you anxious about the rest? • Luke 11: 22-32 July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 127
  • 125. Thank God •For what you have Trust God •For what you need 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 128
  • 126. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 129 Change The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago The second best time is now •Chinese Proverb
  • 127. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 130 Change  Someone’s sitting in the shade today  Because someone planted a tree a long time ago •Warren Buffet
  • 128.  “It is not the strongest of the species that survives,  nor the most intelligent, ” •Charles Darwin (1809-1882) July 27, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 131 Change
  • 129. Change  “If the rhythm of the drum beat changes, •the dance steps must adapt” •Kossi Proverb 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 132
  • 130. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 133 Change  Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives:  where we focus our attention •Greg Anderson
  • 131. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 134 The Process of Change To be built to last •you have to be built for change! •Jim Collins •author, "Built to Last"
  • 132. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 135 The Process of Change Our only security is •our ability to change - John Lilly
  • 133. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 136 Stop Living In The Past Never ask, “Oh, why were things so much better in the old days?” It’s not an intelligent question • Eccles 7:10
  • 134. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 137 Stop Living In The Past ... the one thing I do, however, is to forget what is behind me and do my best to reach what is ahead • Philippians 3:13
  • 135. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 138 Stop Living In The Past  Change is the law of life •and those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future •John F. Kennedy
  • 136. You can't change the past, But you can ruin the present By worrying over the future !
  • 137. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 140 Would You Hire You? Knowing what you know about you?
  • 138. If you Could Back Your Life Clock, What Changes Would You Have Made? LIFE ISSUES  Education?  Work?  Relationship?  Children? 5 Years 10 Years? 20 Years? 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 141 What decisions are you willing to make today?
  • 139. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 142 What To Do PREPARING FOR THE REORGANIZATION
  • 140. Maintain a healthy lifestyle  Limit smoking, alcohol and caffeine intake  A regular schedule, •eating well •exercise  will keep you fit for the next job 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 143
  • 141. Ways to Help You Cope  What to do if you need help  Coping With Job Loss •and Avoiding Depression 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 144
  • 142. What if this job ends?  Come to terms with why the job ended  If you need to improve your skills to find a better job, •now's the perfect time to get that training 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 145
  • 143. Are You Ready to Move on?  Marketing •Your Skills and Services  Making A Shift In Life; •Down, Back, Sideways  Re-Packaging •Your Resume; Your Cover Letter
  • 144. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 147 The New Work Order Resume 1. NAME 2. ADDRESS 3. PHONE # (Email) 4. SPECIAL SKILLS 5. MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS 6. WORK EXPERIENCE 7. EDUCATION & TRAINING 8. COMMUNITY & EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES 9. DATE OF BIRTH 10. REFERENCES ON REQUEST
  • 145. Helper turns nurse - Midwife delivers career switch at 45  Verona Grant-Brissett spent put her seven siblings through school .  death of her mother when she was 12 years old  she took charge of domestic duties • at the expense of her lessons. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 148
  • 146. Teacher reaps the benefits of farming  “I had to make a plan  I sat down and considered my options”  She would start a farming venture to earn and save enough money for college 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 149
  • 147. Manage your money  If you have the right to certain benefits, •claim them as soon as you can to avoid getting behind financially  Make a plan for you and your family to reduce daily expenses 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 150
  • 148. Know How To Make The Money Work For You?  What Did we Learn From Crash Must, Only Lint and the other UFOs?  Best Investment Options For Redundancy Payments
  • 149. The Money You Receive  Do not cash the check  Use your Money Market Account  Talk to a Financial Advisor  Do not consume your capital  Make the money work for you
  • 150. Get emotional support  Family, friends, and support groups can help you deal with the job loss  Speaking to people  Networking •may help you make the transition 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 153
  • 151. Learn how to manage stress Read a book or take a workshop Meditate, visualize, •be patient by taking one step at a time 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 154
  • 152. Set Daily Goals  Just browsing in a book store •or having lunch with a friend •can help you build your confidence,  Maintain relationships, •and stay healthy 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 155
  • 153. Don't isolate yourself Make sure to stay busy outside of your home •to avoid added emotional stress 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 156
  • 154. Maintain a healthy lifestyle  Limit smoking, alcohol and caffeine intake  A regular schedule, •eating well •exercise  will keep you fit for the next job 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 157
  • 155. Getting Professional Help for Depression If the strategies don't help •and your problems feel overwhelming •Get help 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 158
  • 156. Finding or Creating a New job  can be a roller-coaster ride  remember that success doesn't happen overnight  you are not alone in feeling blue or scared 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 159
  • 157. What To Do  First help yourself before anyone else  Don't be afraid to ask for help and discuss your personal issues  Get ahead of the situation •by meeting with a counselor or an expert •as soon as you feel overwhelmed 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 160
  • 158. Ready To Be Your Own Boss? Know how to create a job? Know how to run a business?
  • 159. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 162 BEST WAY TO GET A JOB  Give away your time  Better to go out and work for nothing  Than to stay home doing nothing
  • 160. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 163 BEST WAY TO GET A JOB  Not by looking for •You look for something that you put down  But by farming one •Cultivating •Creating
  • 161. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 164 You Must Dejob your self Get ready to go to work
  • 162. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 165 True Security Comes not from clinging to a job But from finding the work that needs to be done
  • 163. The Jamaican Hybrids  Roasting •run business on someone else's costs  Hustling – seasonal opportunities  Owning a job – one person operation  Margin Gathers – buy and sell  New Product or Service
  • 164. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 167 Develop Job Creation Skills  What is Your Passion?  What problems needs solving?  Who is willing to Pay?  What can you deliver? a product - a skill - a service? Go out and find customers
  • 165. Are You Ready For Retirement? What Retirement Use To Be What Retirement Now is
  • 166. THE STAGES OF LIFE  1. 0 - 30 years  2. 30 - 60 years  3. 60 - 90 years  1. Learning  2. Employment  3. Self Employment
  • 167. THE REALITY  How are you going to live for the next 30 years?  How are you going to cope with inflation?  Will anyone hire you after 60?  After 50? You have no choice
  • 168. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 171 What Can We Do? Prepare ourselves And benefit from the change Ignore the reality And be victims of change
  • 169. Your life does not change when your boss changes, when your friends change, when your parents change, when your partner changes, when your company changes.
  • 170. Your life changes when YOU change, when YOU go beyond your limiting beliefs
  • 171. 7/27/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 174 CHANGE A BEND IN THE ROAD ONLY MEANS THE END OF THE ROAD... ...IF YOU FAIL TO MAKE THE TURN
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