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Winning at Work!!


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Winning at Work!!

  1. 1. How to Win At Work Louise Stanger Ed.D, LCSW, CDWF, CIP 2019
  2. 2. Welcome How did you arrive today?
  3. 3. Meet Dr. Louise Clinician Author Educator Daring Way Facillator Women- Wife- Mother- Grandmother Adventurer
  4. 4. Objectives Identify and describe resilience in general and resilience in the workplace Demonstrate 7 way bosses can boost resilience in the workplace Identify 5 Practices from Time Boxing-To Time Tracking
  5. 5. Objectives Show How to Look & Feel like a Winner at Work How To Quit a Job How to Break Up With a Bad Job and Get Over It Provide clinicians with cutting edge interventions for clients
  6. 6. Every year an estimated 17 million work days are loss to stress and anxiety Lost productivity due to staff absence Increased workloads for to cover colleagues work Higher staff turnover 1/4 of all workers report stress
  7. 7. Challenges in the workplace Excessive workload Lack of autonomy Bullying Organizational restructuring Lack of managerial support or teamwork Job Loss
  8. 8. Globalism Scope-Scale-Speed Fixed working hours are a thing of the past ‘Job for life’ people change jobs frequently New technologies demand updated skills and expertise 24 hour availablity Stress and burnout on the rise
  9. 9. 82% of of all emotional health cases in EAP across locally were found to be depression, anxiety and strep Longitude study of 1.5 million employees in 4500 companies across 185 countries as part of the Global Corporate Challenge found 75% of employees had moderate to high stress problems “THERE IS A DIRECT AND ADVERSE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN NEGATIVE STRESS, WELLNESS AND PRODUCTIVITY” Global Workplace Stress
  10. 10. Good Stress and Bad Stress Not all Stress is created equally
  12. 12. CAUSES of STRESS
  13. 13. Resilence The process of adapting well in the face of adversity , trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress , such as family and relationship, serious health problems or workplace and financial stressors
  14. 14. Resilence Make Connections Avoid Catastrophizing Accept Change is part of living Move Towards your goals Take Decisive Actions Look for opportunities Nurture positive viewpoint Keep All in Perspective Take Care of Yourself
  15. 15. 5 Ways to Boost Your Resilience at Work
  16. 16. Mindfulness at work Multimodal Learning Mobile learning, onsite training, webinars o, peer to peer Integrating mindfulness into core talent processes such as on boarding, manager training
  17. 17. Aps Headspace Spire Calm Whil Simple Habit
  18. 18. Compartmentalize your Cognitive Load We receive 11 million bits of information every second but the executive center can only effectively process 40 bits. Serial Mono-tasking-Create specific time periods to do specific work related activities Time Boxing
  19. 19. Take Detachment Breaks We have ultradian (hourly) peaks as opposed to Cicadian daily rhythms Mental focus, clarity, energy &creativity cycles are usually 90-120 minutes long so step away to reset energy Preserve energy
  20. 20. Develop Mental Agility Decenter Stressors Decenter Stressors-Cognitively step back -do not react- Response Flexibility Step Back, Reflect, Shift Perspectives, Create Options, Choose wisely Linda Graham Psyd.
  21. 21. 5 Things to do When Feel Overwhelmed At Work
  22. 22. If You are Overwhelmed at work Here are 5 Things you can do
  23. 23. Practice Healthy Self-Talk Look at all you are doing right
  24. 24. Confidence Be Good At What you do Own The Confidence Be Humble Have integrity and Standards Engage well with Others Dress Appropriately - wear Things that Fit You
  25. 25. Track your Time (Single Week) People often Over or Underestimate These is something many people do Actually tracking helps reduce Stress Linda Vanderkam, 168 Hours
  26. 26. Limit work -related activities during non-work times These can feel very time consuming.objectively it may not take long but feels like you are scattered Looking at my grandchild for a few minutes gives me a sense of quality relationships Five minutes of uninterrupted conversation feels more meaningful then 10 minutes scattered attention
  27. 27. Check your assumptions about Other Peoples Expectations Are your rules self generated? Practice not responding to emails after hours Clarify Expectations with others Let people know when you get back with them What is realistic for you?
  28. 28. Start Taking Time off instead of waiting for the right time
  29. 29. Ask Yourself -“If I were more relaxed about my workload, how would I act” When I am less busy I create more meaningful work!
  30. 30. Cultivate Compassion Stanford Universitys Center For Compassion and Care
  31. 31. Cultivating Compassion at work Research has shown that initiatives that foster reliant and healthy workplaces returned $2.30 for every dollar spent - Lower health care costs, Higher Productivity, lower absenteeism and decreased turnover
  32. 32. How Can Employers help Employess Encourage Physical Well being- Gyms, Lunch rooms, Smoking Cession, Sensible Drinking Encourage Healthy Psychological environment- Trsuting management- trainings, provide job security, train staff in new skills, offer coaching dealing with stress, allow autonomy for doing job, fair treatment, reward good work, flexible hours Provide specialist support-Occupational health, HR, Counselingf, Physiotherapy Promote open communication , Encourage teamwork, empathetic managers, team days and social events, reward just for being you.
  33. 33. How a Boss Can Help You Push you Beyond Your Comfort Zone an ally during a life change Look after Your Well being Demonstrate How not to Lead Reframe Your Mistakes
  34. 34. How a Boss Can Help You Fire You forcing you to find a better role Leading by Compassion Giving You Undivided Attention Championing You when its time to Grow
  35. 35. How your Boss can Help You Be Happy for others Success Brutal Honesty Treat you Like you have Potential to Be a Boss Support You Through Difficult Times
  36. 36. Postscripts How to Break Up with a Bad Job ( US News and World Report)
  37. 37. Breaking Up with a Job Updating your Linked in Account is not as Troublesome as having a Tattoo removed! Signs of a Bad Job-You can’t Make mistakes, Boss is a narcissist , you are walking on eggshells Can’t concentrate, excessive drama, gossip, bullying, sexual harassment etc
  38. 38. Signs of a Bad Boss Kissing Up & Kicking Down Publicly Belittling Others Lashing Out in Anger Behaving Erratically Using Employees as Pawns
  39. 39. Document Document Your Problems Try HR Emotionally disengage from the office Seek Self-Validation Elsewhere
  40. 40. How to Quit Your Job With Dignity Assess Your reasons Finances of Company are unstable You are ready to retire You seek a new position, Changing careers Company asks you to do something unethical You need more time for child or elder care You are miserable Do Not Bad mouth anyone to HR
  41. 41. Decide When to Quit Most People have another job before they quit
  42. 42. Give Advance Notice
  43. 43. Tell Your Boss In Person Know the Timing
  44. 44. Anticipate a Counter Offer
  45. 45. Exit Interviews Always Find Positives
  46. 46. Tie Up Loose Ends 401 K -Unused vac -sick days -Save files and contacts
  47. 47. Say Good Bye to Co-Workers
  48. 48. Finish Strong
  49. 49. Louise Stanger ED.d, LCSW, CDWF For Workplace Coaching Call 619-507-1699
  50. 50. Resources articles/how-to-break-up-with-a-bad-job-and-get-over- it for-a-job/slideshows/how-to-quit-your-job unemployment-expert-tips-overcoming/
  51. 51. Resources Resilience - Fit For Work , Friday June 17, 2017 Bosses how they can help You- Thrive Global, 2017 5 Ways to Boost Resilience at Work- Rich Fernadez-June 2016 5 Things to do when Overwhelmed by Your Workload- Alice Boyes August 6, 2018
  52. 52. Appendix What Happens if you Lose Your Job ?
  53. 53. FEAR Am I able to take care of my family? Am I going to a keep a roof over my head? Will I ever get another job ?
  54. 54. Grief Grief is your internal private response to loss Mourning is your shared response to the world around you
  55. 55. Stillness Take a moment to acknowledge and feel your loss
  56. 56. Express Gratitude The Gift of Job Loss Urge what you have Start a Gratitude List What did you learn, what can you take away
  57. 57. Let Go Of Resentment Let go of something that you no longer need Listen to your inner wisdom
  58. 58. You are more Then Your Job Meditate
  59. 59. Just be Silent 13 minutes a day for 8 weeks enhances memory, creativity and innovation
  60. 60. Vision
  61. 61. Identify What you are good at Core Strengths
  62. 62. Be Open To Learn New Things Linked in-Coursera _General Assembly
  63. 63. Discover a Mentor
  64. 64. Network
  65. 65. Success Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom Dr. George Patton