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    1. 1. How to StayPOSI+IVEin aTOUGHWork Environment
    2. 2. The EnvironmentDeterminismTheoryNegativeWorldViewChangingEnvironmentYOUBeware the Bullets!Negative WorkEnvironmentPastExperiencesOther People’sBehaviorOuch!
    3. 3. - 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
    4. 4. Other People’sBehaviorBulldozersSnipersExplodersClamsClamsPatronizersComplainersControllersBackstabbersWalking WoundedNegativesGossipsBrown NosersSluffersWhiners
    5. 5. 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”
    6. 6. PastExperiencesOuch!Ouch!Ouch!Ouch!Ouch!Ouch!Ouch!Ouch! Ouch!
    7. 7. MediaFrenzyNegativeWorld ViewA recent Statistic:Crime down 20% in America reporting up 600%,Look at what you are looking at !!!
    8. 8. 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
    9. 9. “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
    10. 10. Choose the Right LuggageDodgeBullets BeBulletproof
    11. 11. You’re going to get hit!The Problem With DodgingBullets
    12. 12. Choice #2Wear Bulletproof Armor
    13. 13. Bulletproof ArmorComes fromBulletproof ArmorComes fromSELF CHANGESELF CHANGE
    14. 14. Putting onthe ArmorPutting onthe ArmorChange3 Things!
    16. 16. I am responsible . . .. . . for who I am. . . for what I have. . . for what I doATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDESo . . . Accept Responsibility
    17. 17. Negativeworld viewYOUFROM THE INSIDE . . . OUT!ATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEStep #2 Take Control
    18. 18. How to Change YourThinkingTHINKINGTHINKINGTHINKINGTHINKINGTHINKINGTHINKINGChanges comefrom observinglogically inevery situation
    19. 19. Observe Your ThinkingTHINKINGTHINKINGIt sucks to behim.Irefusetoletthishookme!This is allveryinterestingWhat canI doto defuse this?Tomorrow it willlook verydifferent.I’dliketobeatthe…
    20. 20. 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
    21. 21. How to Change YourBehaviorBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORChanges taketrue assessment,determination &discipline
    22. 22. Choose Your BehaviorREACTIVEResponseRESPONSIBLEMyResponseMyChoiceBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORStimulusStimulus
    23. 23. Steps Toward ChangingBehavior1. Unconscious Incompetence2. Conscience Incompetence3. Conscience Competence4. Unconscious CompetenceBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORThe New YOU!The New YOU!The New YOU!The New YOU!
    24. 24. 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
    25. 25. 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
    26. 26. 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 . . .
    27. 27. The Choice is YOURSWith a Bad attitudeyou can never have a positivedayWith a Positive attitudeyou can never have a badday
    28. 28. Choose POSI+IVE Living
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