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How to Stay
POSI IVE
in a
Work Environment
TOUGH
The Environment

Ot
he
r
Be Pe
ha op
vio le’s
r

Negative Work
Environment

Ouch!
YOU

g
in nt
g
an nme
Ch iro
nv
E

Past
...
Negative Work
Environment
- Dog eat dog . . . everyone fighting to get ahead
- No one appreciates your contributions
- Too...
Other People’s
Behavior

Bulldozers

Complainers

Gossips

Whiners Negatives

Patronizers

Snipers
Clams
Sluffers

Backsta...
Changing
Environment
“The only person who always
likes change is a wet baby”

CHANGE . . .
Challenges our
paradigms
Alters...
Ouch!

Past
Experiences

Ouch!
Ouch!
Ouch!

Ouch!
Ouch!

Ouch!

Ouch!

Ouch!
Negative
World View

Media
A recent Statistic:
Frenzy

Crime down 20% in America reporting up 600%,
Look at what you are l...
Determinism
Theory

GENETIC: My Grandparents did it to me.
(Inherited traits)
PSYCHIC: My Parents did it to me.
(Upbringin...
Life’s Little Question

“Are some people just born positive
“Are some people just born positive
thinkers
thinkers
or is it...
Choose the Right Luggage

odge
D
s
ullet
B

Be
Bulletproof
The Problem With Dodging
Bullets
You’re going to get hit!
Choice #2

Wear Bulletproof Armor
Bulletproof Armor
Bulletproof Armor
Comes from
Comes from
SELF CHANGE
Putting on
Putting on
the Armor
the Armor

nge
Cha gs!
hin
3T
How to Change Your
Attitude
ATTITUDE
Changes happen
personally
from the
INSIDE OUT!

ATTITUDE
ATTITUDE
So . . . Accept Responsibility
I am responsible . . .
. . . for who I am
. . . for what I have
. . . for what I do

E
TUD
...
Step #2 Take Control

Negative
world view

ATTITUDE
ATTITUDE

YOU

FROM THE INSIDE . . . OUT!
How to Change Your
Thinking
THINKING
Changes come
from observing
logically in
every situation

THINKING
THINKING
Observe Your Thinking
W
to hat
de can
fu
se I d
th o
is?
This is all
very
interesting at
be
to
ke
li
d
I’ e …
th

t
le !
t...
Manage Your Self-Talk
If you think you Can, or you think you Can’t…
YOU’RE RIGHT!
Henry Ford

This is going to be
a wonder...
How to Change Your
Behavior
BEHAVIOR
Changes take
true assessment,
determination &
discipline

BEHAVIOR
BEHAVIOR
Choose Your Behavior
REACTIVE
Stimulus

Response

RESPONSIBLE

Stimulus
BEHAVIOR
BEHAVIOR

My
Choice

My
Response
Steps Toward Changing
Behavior
The New YOU!
The New YOU!
BEHAVIOR
BEHAVIOR
4. Unconscious Competence
3. Conscience Compete...
INFLUENCE YOUR ENVIRONMENT!

Add POSI

+IVE Behavior

Replace the BAD HABITS!
• Spread a SMILE around
• Sprinkle some “pos...
+

More POSI IVE
Contributions
• Before you say anything to anyone, ask
yourself three things
1. Is it true?
2. Is it harm...
Remember to . . .

Watch your definitions Watch your definitions they become thoughts
they become thoughts
Watch your thou...
The Choice is YOURS
With a Bad attitude
you can never have a positive
day
With a Positive attitude
you can never have a ba...
Choose POSI

+IVE Living
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    1. 1. + How to Stay POSI IVE in a Work Environment TOUGH
    2. 2. The Environment Ot he r Be Pe ha op vio le’s r Negative Work Environment Ouch! YOU g in nt g an nme Ch iro nv E Past Experiences De t er Th min eo ism ry e t iv e w a eg Vi N rld o W Beware the Bullets!
    3. 3. Negative Work Environment - 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 insecurity
    4. 4. Other People’s Behavior Bulldozers Complainers Gossips Whiners Negatives Patronizers Snipers Clams Sluffers Backstabber s Controller Walking Wounded Brown Nosers s Exploders
    5. 5. Changing Environment “The only person who always likes change is a wet baby” CHANGE . . . Challenges our paradigms Alters the way we think Makes life more difficult for a while Causes Stress Is an ongoing fact of life
    6. 6. Ouch! Past Experiences Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch!
    7. 7. Negative World View Media A recent Statistic: Frenzy Crime down 20% in America reporting up 600%, Look at what you are looking at !!!
    8. 8. Determinism Theory 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 doing this to me. (Surroundings)
    9. 9. Life’s Little Question “Are some people just born positive “Are some people just born positive thinkers thinkers or is it their CHOICE?” .. .. .. or is it their CHOICE?”
    10. 10. Choose the Right Luggage odge D s ullet B Be Bulletproof
    11. 11. The Problem With Dodging Bullets You’re going to get hit!
    12. 12. Choice #2 Wear Bulletproof Armor
    13. 13. Bulletproof Armor Bulletproof Armor Comes from Comes from SELF CHANGE
    14. 14. Putting on Putting on the Armor the Armor nge Cha gs! hin 3T
    15. 15. How to Change Your Attitude ATTITUDE Changes happen personally from the INSIDE OUT! ATTITUDE ATTITUDE
    16. 16. So . . . Accept Responsibility I am responsible . . . . . . for who I am . . . for what I have . . . for what I do E TUD TTIITUD E A TT A
    17. 17. Step #2 Take Control Negative world view ATTITUDE ATTITUDE YOU FROM THE INSIDE . . . OUT!
    18. 18. How to Change Your Thinking THINKING Changes come from observing logically in every situation THINKING THINKING
    19. 19. Observe Your Thinking W to hat de can fu se I d th o is? This is all very interesting at be to ke li d I’ e … th t le ! to me se k u ef hoo r I is th Tomorrow it will look very different. It s him ucks to . be THINKING THINKING
    20. 20. Manage Your Self-Talk If you think you Can, or you think you Can’t… YOU’RE RIGHT! Henry Ford This is going to be a wonderful day! THINKING THINKING This is going to be a crappy day!
    21. 21. How to Change Your Behavior BEHAVIOR Changes take true assessment, determination & discipline BEHAVIOR BEHAVIOR
    22. 22. Choose Your Behavior REACTIVE Stimulus Response RESPONSIBLE Stimulus BEHAVIOR BEHAVIOR My Choice My Response
    23. 23. Steps Toward Changing Behavior The New YOU! The New YOU! BEHAVIOR BEHAVIOR 4. Unconscious Competence 3. Conscience Competence 2. Conscience Incompetence 1. Unconscious Incompetence
    24. 24. INFLUENCE YOUR ENVIRONMENT! Add POSI +IVE Behavior Replace the BAD HABITS! • Spread a SMILE around • 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 BEHAVIOR BEHAVIOR
    25. 25. + More POSI IVE Contributions • Before you say anything to anyone, ask yourself three things 1. 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
    26. 26. Remember to . . . Watch your definitions Watch your definitions they become thoughts they become thoughts Watch your thoughts Watch your thoughts they become words they become words Watch your words Watch your words they become actions they become actions Watch your actions Watch your actions they become your destiny they become your destiny
    27. 27. The Choice is YOURS With a Bad attitude you can never have a positive day With a Positive attitude you can never have a bad day
    28. 28. Choose POSI +IVE Living

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