The EnvironmentDeterminismTheoryNegativeWorldViewChangingEnvironmentYOUBeware the Bullets!Negative WorkEnvironmentPastExperiencesOther People’sBehaviorOuch!
- 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 insecurityNegative WorkEnvironment
Other People’sBehaviorBulldozersSnipersExplodersClamsClamsPatronizersComplainersControllersBackstabbersWalking WoundedNegativesGossipsBrown NosersSluffersWhiners
CHANGE . . .Challenges ourparadigmsAlters the way we thinkMakes life more difficultfor a whileCauses StressIs an ongoing fact of lifeChangingEnvironment“The only person who alwayslikes change is a wet baby”
MediaFrenzyNegativeWorld ViewA recent Statistic:Crime down 20% in America reporting up 600%,Look at what you are looking at !!!
GENETIC: My Grandparents did it to me.(Inherited traits)PSYCHIC: My Parents did it to me.(Upbringing)ENVIRONMENTAL: My Spouse, my Boss,the Company, the Economy, etc.. is doingthis to me. (Surroundings)DeterminismTheory
“Are some people just born positivethinkers. . . or is it their CHOICE?”“Are some people just born positivethinkers. . . or is it their CHOICE?”Life’s Little Question
Choose the Right LuggageDodgeBullets BeBulletproof
You’re going to get hit!The Problem With DodgingBullets
How to Change YourAttitudeATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEChanges happenpersonallyfrom theINSIDE OUT!
I am responsible . . .. . . for who I am. . . for what I have. . . for what I doATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDESo . . . Accept Responsibility
Negativeworld viewYOUFROM THE INSIDE . . . OUT!ATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEStep #2 Take Control
How to Change YourThinkingTHINKINGTHINKINGTHINKINGTHINKINGTHINKINGTHINKINGChanges comefrom observinglogically inevery situation
Observe Your ThinkingTHINKINGTHINKINGIt sucks to behim.Irefusetoletthishookme!This is allveryinterestingWhat canI doto defuse this?Tomorrow it willlook verydifferent.I’dliketobeatthe…
This is going to bea wonderful day!This is going tobe a crappy day!Manage Your Self-TalkIf you think you Can, or you think you Can’t…YOU’RE RIGHT! Henry FordTHINKINGTHINKING
How to Change YourBehaviorBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORChanges taketrue assessment,determination &discipline
Choose Your BehaviorREACTIVEResponseRESPONSIBLEMyResponseMyChoiceBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORStimulusStimulus
Steps Toward ChangingBehavior1. Unconscious Incompetence2. Conscience Incompetence3. Conscience Competence4. Unconscious CompetenceBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORThe New YOU!The New YOU!The New YOU!The New YOU!
Add POSI+IVE BehaviorINFLUENCE 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 aroundReplace the BAD HABITS!BEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIOR
More POSI+IVEContributions1. 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, askyourself three things
Watch your definitions -they become thoughtsthey become thoughtsWatch your thoughts -they become wordsthey become wordsWatch your words -they become actionsthey become actionsWatch your actions -they become your destinythey become your destinyWatch your definitions -they become thoughtsthey become thoughtsWatch your thoughts -they become wordsthey become wordsWatch your words -they become actionsthey become actionsWatch your actions -they become your destinythey become your destinyRemember to . . .
The Choice is YOURSWith a Bad attitudeyou can never have a positivedayWith a Positive attitudeyou can never have a badday