How full is your bucket


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How full is your bucket

  1. 1. How Full Is Your Bucket? By: Tom Rath & Donald O. Clifton
  2. 3. Negativity, Positivity and Productivity <ul><li>Killing Productivity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bad boss could increase the risk of stroke and heart attack </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scaring of customers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Having extremely negative employees costs US economy between $250 - $ 300 billion every year in lost productivity alone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bucket filling in Organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recognition and Praise leads to increased productivity, better engagement with colleagues, loyalty towards the organization and higher level of satisfaction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>9 out of 10 people say they are more productive when they are around positive people </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Making it personal <ul><li>Recognition Cap </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Employees need and want recognition and praise, the fact is, they don’t get enough and the organizations suffer because of it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Formal recognition programs – “Employee of the month” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Recognition is most appreciated and effective when it is individualized, specific and deserved </li></ul><ul><li>One size does not fit all – approach (case of best customer care executive award) </li></ul>
  4. 5. Subject Marks our of 100     English 80 Maths 90 Biology 93 Physics 65 Chemistry 59
  5. 6. Positive emotions can: <ul><li>Every moment and every conversation matters </li></ul><ul><li>We experience approx. 20,000 individual moments everyday </li></ul><ul><li>If we recollect a memory it will either be a positive or a negative moment </li></ul><ul><li>In some cases, a single encounter can change lives forever </li></ul>Emergence of Positive Psychology <ul><li>Protect us from or even undo the effects of negative emotions </li></ul><ul><li>Can transform people </li></ul><ul><li>Broaden our thinking, encouraging us to discover new lines of thought or action </li></ul><ul><li>Build durable physical, intellectual, social and psychological resources that can function as “reserves” during trying times </li></ul><ul><li>Improve overall performance of a group (when leaders express more positive emotions) </li></ul>
  6. 7. The Author’s story “ I may have been frustrated but I never railed against fate”
  7. 8. Five strategies for increasing positive approach <ul><li>Prevent Bucket dipping </li></ul><ul><li>Shine a light on what is Right </li></ul><ul><li>Make best friends </li></ul><ul><li>Give unexpectedly </li></ul><ul><li>Reverse the golden rule </li></ul>
  8. 9. Take away … <ul><li>Try to look at the positive side of a situation or a person </li></ul><ul><li>Positivity and optimism can boost up the morale of the whole organization and can shoot up the productivity graph drastically </li></ul><ul><li>A conversation should start with a positive note </li></ul><ul><li>We should try to keep the tonality of our conversations positive </li></ul><ul><li>We should try to work out solutions for our problems rather than sitting and feeling bad about what has happened </li></ul><ul><li>Good work/ behavior/ action should be praised and recognised </li></ul><ul><li>Each individual has his or her own way of motivation. Therefore, their rewards should be personalized and customized </li></ul>
  9. 12. Thanks Have a great day …