“POSITIVE ATTITUDE AT TOUGH WORK PLACE”BY N.S. PADMAVAT
WHAT IS AN ATTITUDE?Attitude is a state of mindYour attitude is your mind-setIt is the way you look at things mentallyAttitudes are evaluative statementsThey indicate one’s feelings either favourably or unfavourably to persons, objects and or events.
WHAT ARE THE SALIENT FEATURES ABOUT AITUDES?Attitudes are related to feelings and beliefs about people .Attitude is a response to persons, objects or events.Attitudes affect behaviour positively or negatively .Attitudes undergo changes.Attitudes affect perception, and in turn, behaviour .
HOW ATTITUDE WORKSIt is a cognitive and affective evaluation that predisposes a person to act in a certain way Cogn Affe itive ctive BEHAV IOUR
THREE COMPONENTS OF ATTITUDES?Cognitions (Thoughts)Affections (Feelings)Behaviour ( Actions and reactions)
THREE COMPONENTS OFATTITUDES- AN EXAMPLECognitions (My job is interesting)Affections (I love my job)Behaviour ( I am going to get to work early with a smile on my face- my intention to act)
THREE TYPES OF JOB RELATED ATTITUDESJob satisfaction - Individual’s positive emotional state toward his jobJob Involvement - the degree to which people immerse themselves in their jobs - It is identifying with one’s jobOrganizational commitment - it is about employees loyalty towards their organizations - It is identifying with one’s organization
How to Stay POSI + IVE in a TOUGH Work Environment
THERE ARE LOTS OF BULLETS WHICH HIT YOU AT WORK PALCE AND YOU WILL DISTURB. BEWARE OF THESE BULLETS.
Ot he r The Environment g in nt Be Pe g ha op an nme vio le’s Ch iro r EnvNegative Work Ouch! YOU Past Environment Experiences De e t er at iv e w Th min eg Vi N rld eo ism o ry W Beware the Bullets!
Negative Work Environment- Dog eat dog . . . everyone fighting to get ahead- No one appreciates your contributions- Too much work . . . not enough help- Deadlines are unrealistic- Longer hours . . . additional work- Budget Constraints- Competition is eating us alive- Poor management / direction- Job insecurity
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How to Change Your Attitude ATTITUDE Changes happen personally from the INSIDE OUT!ATTITUDEATTITUDE
So . . . Accept Responsibility I am responsible . . . . . . for who I am . . . for what I have . . . for what I do E TTIITUD E A TT A TUD
Step #2 Take Control Negative YOUworld view ATTITUDE ATTITUDE FROM THE INSIDE . . . OUT!
Manage Your Self-Talk If you think you Can, or you think you Can’t… YOU’RE RIGHT! Henry FordThis is going to be This is going to a wonderful day! be a crappy day! THINKING THINKING
Choose Your Behavior REACTIVE Stimulus Response RESPONSIBLE My MyStimulus Choice ResponseBEHAVIORBEHAVIOR
Steps Toward Changing Behavior The New YOU! The New YOU!BEHAVIORBEHAVIOR 4. Unconscious Competence 3. Conscience Competence 2. Conscience Incompetence 1. Unconscious Incompetence
INFLUENCE YOUR ENVIRONMENT! Add POSI +IVE BehaviorReplace the BAD HABITS!• Spread a SMILE around• 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 complementBEHAVIORBEHAVIOR
More POSI IVE + Contributions• Before you say anything to anyone, ask yourself three things 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
The Choice is YOURSWith a Bad attitude you can never have a positive dayWith a Positive attitude you can never have a bad day
WHAT MAKES YOUR LIFE 100% ?Let each letter of the alphabetic has a value equalsto it sequence of the alphabetical order:A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26S K I L L S19 11 9 12 12 19 = 82K N O W L E D G E11 14 15 23 12 5 4 7 5 = 96H A R D W O R K8 1 12 4 23 15 18 11 = 98A T T I T U D E1 20 20 9 20 21 4 5 = 100
1. Lost his job2. Got defeated for legislature3. Started business and failed4. Wife died of a fatal disease5. Experienced nervous breakdown6. Contested in election for speaker in legislature and lost7. Tried for nomination in a political party and lost8. Applied for post of land officer and didn’t get it9. Contested for senate and lost10. Contested for vice president and lost11. Again contested for senate and lost AND TWO YEARS LATER….. GOT ELECTED AS PRESIDENT OF AMERICA ABRAHAM LINCOLN
FAILUREDoes not mean (X) It means ( )You are a failure You have not yet succeededYou have accom- You have learnedplished nothing somethingYou will never be able You have to do it in ato do it different wayYou are inferior You are not perfectYou have wasted your You have to start afreshlife
FAILUREDoes not mean (X) It means ( )You should give up You should try very hardYou will never achieve It takes a little longerGod has abandoned God has a better idea!you You will get the idea if you have faith in Him
WE CAN CHANGE / SUCCEEDNAME WHAT WAS HE? WHAT DID HE BECOME?ALBERT EINSTEIN ORDINARY PATENT CLERK WORLD FAMOUS SCIENTISTABRAHAM POOR FARMER’S SON PRESIDENT OF AMERICALINCOLNGOLDAMEIR AVERAGE SCHOOL TEACHER PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAELFRANKLIN. D SICK AND BOTH LEGS PRESIDENT OF AMERICAROOSEVELT PARALYSEDHOMER BLIND GREATEST GREEK WRITERHELEN KELLER BLIND, DEAF AND DUMB RENOWNED WRITERDEMOSTHENES NERVOUS STAMMERER WELL KNOWN GREEK ORATORBEETHOVEN DEAF RENOWNED MUSIC COMPOSERTHOMAS EDISON MATRICULATE GREATEST INVENTOR
INSTEAD OF BLAMING DARKNESS, LIGHT A CANDLE IF YOU CAN! STOP BLAMING; INSTEAD TAKE ACTION
HAVE A WONDERFULL & A positive LIFE THNAK YOU ENJOY LIFE