Personality development bootcamp

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Personality development bootcamp

  1. 1. PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT QUICKCOURSE Unconventional Advice to Improving One’s Personality
  2. 2. <ul><li>Why the Heck Are You Here? </li></ul><ul><li>Your teachers told me that you are required to be here. =P </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Why the Heck Are You Here? </li></ul><ul><li>This is a time-saver. Ideas hand suggestions here came either from books that many of you will not be interested to read and thus miss out on great learnings OR are things I had to learn the hard way (sucks for me but good for you) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Why the Heck Are You Here? </li></ul><ul><li>If you think you don’t need to improve your personality then you are the perfect audience for this. If you actually want to improve your personality you are still the perfect audience for this. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>WHAT IS IN STORE FOR YOU? </li></ul><ul><li>Contemporary lessons based from various topics such as Cognitive Psychology, Branding, Positivism, Life Coaching, and even Marketing. All of these designed to help you make better sense first of yourself and then your role in your environment. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Why the Heck Are You Here? </li></ul><ul><li>You’ve got nothing to lose and something to gain. </li></ul>
  7. 7. HOUSE RULES <ul><li>Respect is the gold standard. </li></ul><ul><li>My training orientation is based on adult-learning thus I expect adult-like behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a 15-minute break for every 2-hour block. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a 45 minute lunch break each day </li></ul><ul><li>If you need to go to the john then just go </li></ul><ul><li>Participation is highly encouraged. </li></ul>
  8. 8. DO YOU HAVE A PERSONALITY? <ul><li>The BIGGER QUESTION is…WILL IT WORK FOR YOU OR AGAINST YOU? </li></ul>OF COURSE YOU DO!
  9. 9. <ul><li>The quality or condition of being a person. </li></ul><ul><li>The totality of qualities and traits, as of character or behavior, that are peculiar to a specific person. </li></ul><ul><li>The pattern of collective character, behavioral, temperamental, emotional, and mental traits of a person: Though their personalities differed, they got along as friends. </li></ul><ul><li>Distinctive qualities of a person, especially those distinguishing personal characteristics that make one socially appealing: </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>BEING </li></ul><ul><li>PECULIAR </li></ul><ul><li>PATTERN </li></ul><ul><li>COLLECTIVE </li></ul><ul><li>DISTINCTIVE </li></ul><ul><li>SOCIALLY APPEALING </li></ul>
  11. 11. LET’S GO ROCK THE BOAT <ul><li>WHAT WILL YOU DO IN THE NEXT 3 MONTHS </li></ul><ul><li>HOW ABOUT IN THE NEXT 6 MONTHS </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING BY THE NEXT YEAR? </li></ul>ARE YOU SURE? WHAT IF…THINGS DON’T WORK OUT?
  12. 12. Typical Explanation for Behavior
  13. 13. Cognitive Explanation for Behavior
  14. 14. <ul><li>DEPENDENCE </li></ul>INDEPENDENCE INTERDEPENDENCE
  15. 15. It’s a thing Called Perception <ul><li>What you See is What you Get </li></ul><ul><li>Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder </li></ul>
  16. 16. Ponder These: <ul><li>How much time do you spend JUDGING or ASSESSING others? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you spend as much time THINKING how the WORLD judges or assesses you? </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>“ It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change .” </li></ul><ul><li>– Charles Darwin </li></ul>
  18. 18. MEDIOCRITY = AVERAGE a 5 out of 10. What happened to the other 5? MEDIOCRITY = VACUUM Prolonged mediocrity = Unhappiness
  19. 19. SENSE OF ENTITLEMENT “ the quickest one way trip to disappointment”
  20. 20. SENSE OF ENTITLEMENT I deserve it just because I feel so or I say so. It must happen the way I want it to happen.
  21. 21. Behavior that Indicates a Sense of Entitlement You get angry because of heavy traffic even though you know it’s rush hour. Your curse at the heat when you know you live in a tropical country. You get annoyed with reports and exams when you know it’s part of being a student.
  22. 22. <ul><li>VERY WRONG </li></ul>
  23. 23. But isn’t it normal to be annoyed or irritated? ABSOLUTELY! Whining is Fun. But utterly USELESS Unless ...
  24. 24. You do Something About It
  25. 25. Which Way Are you Looking? <ul><li>Circle of Influence and Circle of Concern </li></ul><ul><li>Proactive vs Reactive </li></ul><ul><li>Plan Stoppers </li></ul><ul><li>Practical Application </li></ul>1
  26. 26. BECOME PROACTIVE CIRCLE OF INFLUENCE CIRCLE OF CONCERN
  27. 27. <ul><li>If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Be the change that you want to see in the world </li></ul>
  29. 29. REACTIVE THINKING CIRCLE OF INFLUENCE
  30. 30. PROACTIVE THINKING
  31. 31. Time To Bring Out the Microscope!
  32. 32. <ul><li>Instead of the usual fearful question “Can I do it?” try this one… </li></ul><ul><li>“ Who is going to stop me?” </li></ul>
  33. 33. TWO POSSIBLE PLAN STOPPERS <ul><li>THE OUTSIDE WORLD </li></ul><ul><li>Well meaning friends, family, colleagues, peers </li></ul><ul><li>Damn you if you do, damn you if you don’t </li></ul>
  34. 34. TWO POSSIBLE PLAN STOPPERS <ul><li>YOUR SELF </li></ul><ul><li>Learned Helplessness: TYING DOWN THE ELEPHANT </li></ul><ul><li>The Lost Identity: THE EAGLE AND THE DUCK </li></ul><ul><li>The Gold Within: DAEMON </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>It’s not what you’re parents gave you but what you do with what you’re given that matters </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>Where you are right now does not determine where you go. It only tells where you start from. </li></ul>
  37. 37. PROACTIVE THINKING
  38. 38. Be Proactive SEE DO GET A breakthrough to extraordinary results MEDIOCRE PERSON: This is the best that I can do given my resources (upbringing, family background, etc) EFFECTIVE PERSON: There’s always a way to get it done. <ul><li>See Alternatives instead of roadblocks </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on what you can influence </li></ul><ul><li>Expand, don’t limit your resources </li></ul>
  39. 39. Practical Application <ul><li>Create a Resource Finder </li></ul><ul><li>PEOPLE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find a mentor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find a muse </li></ul></ul><ul><li>KNOWLEDGE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What do you know / what do you NEED to know </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TECHNOLOGY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Web is the Key </li></ul></ul>
  40. 40. Is your vision 20/20? <ul><li>Do you have a Vision? </li></ul><ul><li>Seeing Yourself as a Brand </li></ul><ul><li>Bringing out your Telescope </li></ul><ul><li>Bringing out your Mirror </li></ul><ul><li>Writing a Contribution Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Practical Application </li></ul>2
  41. 41. Very few people have a specific image of what they want to achieve. Most people’s sights are only toward the next run, the next increment of money -Judith M. Bardwick, International Management Consultant
  42. 42. <ul><li>You: The Ultimate Brand </li></ul>
  43. 43. TWO years ago, what were your top concerns. What were goals were you trying to achieve, habits you wanted to strengthen or remove, skills you wanted to learn, or relationships to nurture or end. List the top 5. Do the same for your goals last year, this year, and the next year. You have 5 minutes to complete this activity
  44. 44. Time To Bring Out the Mirror
  45. 45. Thinking Like a Brand <ul><li>Use the SWOT Analysis on yourself </li></ul><ul><li>What do you stand for? What are your top three values? </li></ul><ul><li>What is easy for you but difficult for others? </li></ul><ul><li>What can you improve on? </li></ul><ul><li>What compliments do you get that you brush aside? </li></ul><ul><li>What do others have that you don’t? </li></ul>
  46. 46. I DARE YOU TO SWOT YOURSELF! <ul><li>PHYSICAL </li></ul><ul><li>It’s a visual world out there </li></ul><ul><li>Invest in the details </li></ul><ul><li>EMOTIONAL </li></ul><ul><li>Will you go for the Cookie? </li></ul><ul><li>Coffee, Egg, or Carrot </li></ul><ul><li>MENTAL </li></ul><ul><li>Got talent? </li></ul><ul><li>Texting is not a hobby </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate or Evaporate </li></ul><ul><li>SPIRITUAL </li></ul><ul><li>What are your non-negotiables? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you stand for? </li></ul>
  47. 47. <ul><li>Bringing out the Telescope </li></ul>
  48. 48. <ul><li>Team up with your M&M </li></ul>
  49. 49. <ul><li>Be inspired then aspire </li></ul>
  50. 50. If you try and failed, call it version 1.0
  51. 51. <ul><li>Define terms using YOUR own Dictionary </li></ul>
  52. 52. <ul><li>Be Selfish in order to become Selfless </li></ul>
  53. 53. <ul><li>Define terms using YOUR own Dictionary </li></ul>
  54. 54. <ul><li>Gasoline in a Diesel-run engine and vice-versa </li></ul><ul><li>What will Happen? </li></ul><ul><li>Why does it happen? </li></ul>
  55. 55. <ul><li>You cannot borrow someone else’s vision. </li></ul><ul><li>Why be the next whatever when you can be the BEST YOU? </li></ul>
  56. 56. <ul><li>Channel your Inner Madonna: Aspire to be a Hyphenate </li></ul>
  57. 57. CAREER CHOICES SUPPORT SYSTEM ADVOCACIES
  58. 58. Forge an Inner Vision SEE DO GET Fearlessly Create your version 2.0 MEDIOCRE PERSON: I am a product of my environment EFFECTIVE PERSON: I choose what influences me and I create my image and reality. <ul><li>Define the unique brand that is YOU – solid but flexible enough to adapt </li></ul><ul><li>Define practical outcomes – everywhere, every time. </li></ul>
  59. 59. Practical Application <ul><li>Create a Resource Finder </li></ul><ul><li>Treat your self as Brand </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find a muse </li></ul></ul><ul><li>KNOWLEDGE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What do you know / what do you NEED to know </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TECHNOLOGY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Web is the Key </li></ul></ul>
  60. 60. Time To Bring Out the Stop Watch!
  61. 61. List down the top 10 activities that receives your time.
  62. 62. Where do all these activities lead you? Do you think the time you invest in these activities are worth it? Or do you think it would be better to redirect some of your resources to other activities?

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