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This week I will be conducting workshops for persons whose positions have been made redundant at Fromm, Monymusk and Bernard Lodge Sugar Estates. …

This week I will be conducting workshops for persons whose positions have been made redundant at Fromm, Monymusk and Bernard Lodge Sugar Estates.

Change can be traumatic. Change that means job loss even more so. Our procedures have been developed and tested, based on years of work in psychology in the workplace and from experience with what works best for the individuals placed in these circumstances.

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  • 1. Life After Sugar Can Even be Sweeter October 2013 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 1
  • 2. Life After Sugar: Sweeter Days Are Ahead I had the privilege of working with the people of St Kitts and Nevis • as they closed the 362-year-old chapter written by their sugar industry.  On August 1, 2005, St Kitts finally pulled the plug on sugar 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 2
  • 3. Change can be traumatic,    Change that means job loss even more so. Our procedures have been • Developed and tested, • based on years of work in psychology in the workplace and from experience with what works best for the individuals placed in these circumstances. 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 3
  • 4. We Cover All Aspects  to assist organisations work through the challenges associated with: • Reorganisation • Restructuring • Redundancy 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 4
  • 5. Mobile: 876.383.5627 Skype: LSemaj Office: 876.948.5627 Twitter: LSemaj Email: Semaj@LTSemaj.com Facebook: Leahcim.Semaj.2013 Blog: TheSemajMindSpa.Wordpress.com www.SlideShare.net/LSemaj 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 5
  • 6. “We have all that we need to create what we want because all the resources we need are in our minds” Theodore Roosevelt 10/13/2013 6
  • 7. We have problems… but we have ideas and we have each other Start with these, and change the world Liz Coleman 10/13/2013 7
  • 8.  Two Basic Needs 1. WORK 2. INTIMACY October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 8
  • 9. Work  How you pay rent for occupying space on earth October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 9
  • 10. 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 October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 10
  • 11. The Devil  Operates the world’s largest employment agency October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 11
  • 12. Do You Enjoy Your Job? Man who enjoys his job will never have to work a day in his life Confucius October 13,October 13, 2013 2013 www.LTSemaj.com www.LTSemaj.com 12 12
  • 13. 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com ‹#›
  • 14. You Are Not Ready to Be A… A Parent Until you are able to Pay Rent October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 14
  • 15. 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)  October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 15
  • 16. Surviving The Emotional Impact of Change 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 16
  • 17. Nothing Can Hold Back the Tide of Societal Transformation UNDERSTAND IT AND BENEFIT FROM IT IGNORE IT AND BE THE VICTIM October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 17
  • 18. The Evolution of WORK  The First OrderAgrarianMUSCLE  The Second Order ACHINES  The First Industrial Revolution (1700)-  The 2nd Industrial Revolution (1900)-  MASS PRODUCTION / ASSEMBLY-LINE  The New Work Order The Information Age – MENTAL  The NEXT Work Order   October 13, 2013 Balance, Harmony, Integrity www.LTSemaj.com 18
  • 19. The Labour Pains Contractions have begun •Medication? •Abortion? •Prepare for the Birth? October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 19
  • 20. Began in 2007 gathered momentum in 2008 Now unfolding Transformation of the Work World October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 20
  • 21. 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 October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 21
  • 22. The Flattening of the World  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 October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 22
  • 23. FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HISTORY  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  October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 23
  • 24. Jamaica - Today
  • 25. The New Rules of Engagement
  • 26. Global Economic Transformation The Industrial Revolution 1830 - 1840 The Abolition of Slavery 1834 -1838
  • 27. Who are you going to believe? 
  • 28. 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
  • 29. October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 29
  • 30. The Reality of Change Wont Get You There What Got You Here October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 30
  • 31. 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 31
  • 32. 2 Years From Today What's Your Bet? 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 32
  • 33. If You Won‟t Be Better Tomorrow Than Today, Then What Do You Need Tomorrow For? Rebbe Nachman Born 1772 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 33
  • 34. Required Reading We Got Fired! •And It’s The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Us 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 34
  • 35. MY JOB  Help you do work with the changes  In your own best interest 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 35
  • 36. 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  10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 36
  • 37. “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 • 10/13/2013 spent I couldn’t even raise my arms www.LTSemaj.com 37
  • 38. “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!”  10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 38
  • 39. Dundee Demanded That Ali Get Back in the Ring  Ali refused  The bell rang  Ali still didn't rise 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 39
  • 40. Dundee Pushed Him and Shouted  “Get in there and don’t come out until you are heavyweight champion of the world” 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 40
  • 41. Ali Struggled to His Feet Liston didn’t Ali won the title 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 41
  • 42. 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  10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 42
  • 43. Who Promised Us ...  The job would last forever?  What did your appointment letter state? 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 43
  • 44. No More Lifetime Employment GOOD WORK + CROSS TRAINING + CONTINUOUS EDUCATION = Lifetime Employability 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 44
  • 45. The Results Learn new Change skills every 3-5 years 10/13/2013 career every 10 years www.LTSemaj.com 45
  • 46. 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 46
  • 47. The New Work Order Has Some Other New Words Early retirement  Acquisition  Strategic Alliances   RE-ENGINEERING RIGHT SIZING Mergers  OUTPLACEMENT  Lay offs REDUNDANCY  Outsourcing 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 47
  • 48. Ship in Trouble
  • 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 50
  • 50. The NEW WORK ORDER in the USA  Of the Companies on The Fortune 500 List in 1955  70% are now out of business • 10/13/2013 Sales & Marketing Management, October 1998 www.LTSemaj.com 51
  • 51. Last TV Manufactured in the USA  ZENITH • 1991 • No longer cost effective  NIKE  BUGLE BOY  NOKIA  Apple 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 52
  • 52. Eastman Kodak Files for Bankruptcy      10/13/2013 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 www.LTSemaj.com 53
  • 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 54
  • 54. Douglas Orane - Manual worker October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com Sept „98 • needs clerical skills • and also the ability to make decisions 55
  • 55. The Transformation is Unfolding Banana Sector 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 56
  • 56. The Fall  1996 to 2001  Banana volume and export earning • Down 50%  2005 to 2007 • Hurricane destruction October 13, 2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 57
  • 57. Planting season •May to July October 13, 2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 58
  • 58. Selling ripe bananas locally more profitable than exporting was 13/10/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 59
  • 59. To Chips From Ships October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 60
  • 60. There‟s Always A Better Way Of Doing Things Either You Or Your Competitor Will Find It 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 61
  • 61. Every Morning in Africa A gazelle wakes up  it knows it must run faster than the fastest lion • or it will be killed 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 62
  • 62. Every Morning in Africa A lion wakes up • It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle • or it will starve to death 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 63
  • 63. It doesn‟t matter  whether your are a lion or a gazelle  When the sun comes up you better start running 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 64
  • 64. 10/13/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 65
  • 65.  All leadership comes down to this: •changing people's behavior Why 10/13/2013 is that so hard? www.jobbank-ja.com 66
  • 66. Change or Die  What if you were given that choice?  We're talking actual life or death now 10/13/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 67
  • 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?  10/13/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 68
  • 68. 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.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 10/13/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 70
  • 70. Many People  are sick because of how they choose to live their lives  Not because of environmental or genetic factors beyond their control 10/13/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 71
  • 71. For The last 50 Years  We know that 80% of health-care budget is consumed by 5 behavioral issues too much  And not enough exercise  • Smoking • Drinking • Eating • Stress 10/13/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 72
  • 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  10/13/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 73
  • 73. Around Half of The Time  the  the bypass angioplasties, grafts clog in a few up in a few months years 10/13/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 74
  • 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  10/13/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 75
  • 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  10/13/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 76
  • 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 10/13/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 77
  • 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 10/13/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 78
  • 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 10/13/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 79
  • 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  10/13/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 80
  • 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 10/13/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 81
  • 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 10/13/2013 do you plead? www.jobbank-ja.com 82
  • 82. Like everyone else, LEADERS ARE NERVOUS about learning new skills, behaviours, and working relationships  Unlike everyone else,  LEADERS HAVE TO GO FIRST 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com www.LTSemaj.com 83 83
  • 83. Symptoms Of Reorganization Sickness        10/13/2013 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 www.LTSemaj.com 84
  • 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 85
  • 85. The Impact of Loss  JOB TERMINATION  LOSS OF A FAMILY MEMBER  LOSS OF A CLOSE FRIEND 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 86
  • 86. These are Challenging Times  Acknowledging the stressors:  Necessary to support each other • talk about your feelings 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 87
  • 87. 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 88
  • 88. EMOTIONAL REACTION          OBSERVABLE 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 89
  • 89. TREATING REORGANIZATION TRAUMA Four Levels of Intervention 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 90
  • 90. 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 91
  • 91. 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 92
  • 92. 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  10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 93
  • 93. 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 94
  • 94. Elements Of The New Workplace  De-emphasize symbols of longevity • (The 4 year plan) Celebrate departures  Reward performance  Enrich jobs  10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 95
  • 95. You Must Be Ready For Anything 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 96
  • 96. Your Reaction? 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 97
  • 97. Who Can Best Defend You? My My Big God Brother 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 98
  • 98. 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 99
  • 99. HOPE  And you shall be secure and feel confident because there is hope • Job 11:18 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 100
  • 100. God Bring You Into Deep Waters  Not To Drown You  But To Cleanse You - Aughey 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 101
  • 101. The Promise     10/13/2013 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 www.LTSemaj.com 102
  • 102. The Promise  He restoreth my soul;  He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name sake 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 103
  • 103. The Promise  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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 104
  • 104. The Promise  Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies:  Thou anointest my head with oil; • my cup runneth over 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 105
  • 105. The Promise  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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 106
  • 106. 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) 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 107
  • 107. 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." 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 108
  • 108. 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. 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 109
  • 109. 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. 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 110
  • 110. 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. 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 111
  • 111. Review The Promise  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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 112
  • 112. Review The Promise  Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 113
  • 113. Review The Promise  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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 114
  • 114. Review The Promise  Thou anointest my head with oil; •my cup runneth over 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 115
  • 115. Use The Present Emotions To Evaluate and Strengthen Yourself 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 116
  • 116. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose Dr. Wayne Dyer 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 117
  • 117. Colin Powell  “None of us can change our yesterdays,  but all of us can change our tomorrows” October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 118
  • 118. You can't change the past, But you can ruin the present By worrying over the future !
  • 119.  by being anxious  hour to his span of life? If then you are not able to do as small a thing as that, • can add a single • why are you anxious about the rest? • Luke 11: 22-32 October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 120
  • 120. Thank God •For what you have Trust God •For what you need 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 121
  • 121. Change  The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago  The second best time is now • Chinese Proverb 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 122
  • 122. Change Someone’s sitting in the shade today  Because someone planted a tree a long time ago  •Warren Buffet 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 123
  • 123. Change “It is not the strongest of the species that survives,  nor the most intelligent,  ” • Charles Darwin (1809-1882) October 13, 2013 www.LTSemaj.com 124
  • 124. Change  “If the rhythm of the drum beat changes, • the dance steps must adapt” •Kossi Proverb 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 125
  • 125. Change  Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives:  where we focus our attention •Greg Anderson 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 126
  • 126. The Process of Change  To be built to last •you have to be built for change! • Jim Collins • author, "Built to Last" 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 127
  • 127. The Process of Change  Our only security is •our ability to change - John Lilly 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 128
  • 128. Stop Living In The Past Never ask, “Oh, why were things so much better in the old days?” It’s not an intelligent question 10/13/2013 • Eccles 7:10 www.LTSemaj.com 129
  • 129. 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 10/13/2013 • Philippians 3:13 www.LTSemaj.com 130
  • 130. 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 131
  • 131. You can't change the past, But you can ruin the present By worrying over the future !
  • 132. Would You Hire You? Knowing what you know about you? 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 133
  • 133. If you Could Back Your Life Clock, What Changes Would You Have Made? LIFE ISSUES 5  Education?  Work?  Relationship?  Children? 10/13/2013 Years  10 Years?  20 Years? What decisions are you willing to make today? www.LTSemaj.com 134
  • 134. What To Do PREPARING FOR YOUR NEW LIFE 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 135
  • 135. Maintain a healthy lifestyle  Limit smoking, alcohol and caffeine intake  A regular schedule, •eating well •exercise  will keep you fit for the next job 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 136
  • 136. Ways to Help You Cope  What to do if you need help  Coping With Job Loss •and Avoiding Depression 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 137
  • 137. What Are Your Skills? …and you can learn more 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 138
  • 138. 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
  • 139. The New Work Order Resume 1. NAME 6. WORK EXPERIENCE 2. ADDRESS 7. EDUCATION & TRAINING 3. PHONE # 8. COMMUNITY & (Email) EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES 4. SPECIAL SKILLS 9. DATE OF BIRTH 5. MAJOR 10. REFERENCES ON ACHIEVEMENTS REQUEST 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 140
  • 140. Helper turns nurse - Midwife delivers career switch at 45    Verona Grant-Brissett spent put her 7 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. 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 141
  • 141. 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  10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 142
  • 142. 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 143
  • 143. 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
  • 144. 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
  • 145. 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 146
  • 146. Learn how to manage stress  Read a book or take a workshop  Meditate, visualize, •be patient by taking one step at a time 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 147
  • 147. Don't isolate yourself  Make sure to stay busy outside of your home •to avoid added emotional stress 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 149
  • 148. Maintain a healthy lifestyle  Limit smoking, alcohol and caffeine intake  A regular schedule, •eating well •exercise  will keep you fit for the next job 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 150
  • 149. Getting Professional Help for Depression  If the strategies don't help •and your problems feel overwhelming •Get help 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 151
  • 150. 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 152
  • 151. 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 153
  • 152. Ready To Be Your Own Boss? Know how Know how to create a to run a job? business?
  • 153. BEST WAY TO GET A JOB  Give away your time  Better to go out and work for nothing  Than to stay home doing nothing 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 155
  • 154. BEST WAY TO GET A JOB  Not by looking for • You look for something that you put down  10/13/2013 But by farming one • Cultivating • Creating www.LTSemaj.com 156
  • 155. You Must Dejob your self Get ready to go to work 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 157
  • 156. True Security  Comes not from clinging to a job  But from finding the work that needs to be done 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 158
  • 157. 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
  • 158. 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 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 160
  • 159. Are You Ready For Retirement? What Retirement Use To Be What Retirement Now is
  • 160. THE STAGES OF LIFE  1. 0 - 30 years  1. Learning  2. 30 - 60 years  2. Employment  3. 60 - 90 years  3. Self Employment
  • 161. 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
  • 162. What Can We Do? Prepare Ignore ourselves And benefit from the change 10/13/2013 the reality And be victims of change www.LTSemaj.com 164
  • 163. 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.
  • 164. Your life changes when YOU change, when YOU go beyond your limiting beliefs
  • 165. CHANGE A BEND IN THE ROAD ONLY MEANS THE END OF THE ...IF YOU FAIL ROAD... TO MAKE THE TURN 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 167
  • 166. LIFE 10/13/2013 www.LTSemaj.com 168
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