Areas of Life We Need to Nurture ? • Physical • Intellectual • Emotional • Spiritual • Financial.
Success ?• Success is not measured by How high we go up in life but by How many times we bounce back when we fall down.• Success in Life is not determined by How we are doing compared with others, but by How we are doing compared with what we are capable of doing
Critical Success Factors • Positive attitude • Proficiency • Communication skills (oral and written) • Interpersonal skills • Self Confidence • Critical thinking and Problem Solving Skills • Flexibility • Self-motivation • Teamwork • Leadership.
Success of an Individual, Organisationor Country depends on the Quality oftheir People Total Quality PeoplePeople withCharacter, Integrity, Good Valuesand a Positive Attitude.
AN ICEBERG ONLY 10% OF ANY ICEBERG IS VISIBLE REMAINING 90% IS BELOW SEA LEVEL
AN ICEBERG Known to Others 10% Unknown to Others 90%
AN ICEBERG Knowledge10% and Skills90% Attitude
AN ICEBERG10%90% VALUES–STANDARDS–JUDGMENTS ATTITUDE MOTIVES – ETHICS - BELIEFS
The EnvironmentNegative Work Past Environment Experiences
Options AvailableWe cannot change our pastWe cannot change the fact thatpeople will act in a certain wayWe cannot change the inevitableThe only thing we can do is to Refineour Attitude and Think Positive.
ATTITUDE ?• Ones’ Feelings or Mood toward Things, Circumstances or People• A complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways
Your Behaviour Reactive Stimulus Response ResponsiveStimulus My My Response Choices
My LifeLife is,15% what happens to me and85% how I react to it
You must have Money to be given MORE money!If you are a “Happy Person", youll get MORE Happiness.
Effect of EnvironmentIn a Positive Environment, amarginal performers output goes upIn a Negative Environment, a goodperformers output goes down.
Influencing Factors - Attitude• Environment Home, School, Work, Media, Cultural & Religious Background, Traditions & Beliefs, Social & Political environment• Experience With People and Events in our Life• Education Formal and informal Education and Learning from it.
Building Positive Attitude• Change Focus, Look For Positive• Make Habit of Doing it Now• Develop an Attitude for Gratitude• Get into Continuous Learning Program …
Knowledge• Knowledge is piling up facts, wisdom is simplifying it• Learn to Learn• Intelligence is Quickness to Learn• Ability is the Skill to Apply what is learned• Competence is the ability and the desire to apply what is learned• Desire is the Attitude that makes a skillful person competent• An Expert is someone who knows all the answers if you ask the right question.
Learning Process Conscious Competence Conscious UnconsciousIncompetence Competence Unconscious Incompetence
Learning Process Conscious Competence ConsciousIncompetence
Building Positive Attitude• Change Focus, Look For Positive• Make Habit of Doing it Now• Develop an Attitude for Gratitude• Get into Continuous Learning Program• Build a Positive Self Esteem
Factors Affecting Self Esteem • Education • Role Models • Unfair Comparison • Failure or Success – A Ripple Effect • Failing and Failure • Expectations • Discipline.
Building Positive Attitude• Change Focus, Look For Positive• Make Habit of Doing it Now• Develop an Attitude for Gratitude• Get into Continuous Learning Program• Build a Positive Self Esteem• Stay Away from Negative Influences• Learn to Like the Things that are required to be Done• Start Your Day with a Positive Note.
Refine Your Attitude• Angry or Feel Dull – Analyse the Root Cause Try to Solve the Problem, if You can• Bad Mood – Avoid Communicating with Others• Shouting or Fighting with Others – Apologise to them• Somebody’s Action Makes you Wild – Control Yourself Be Professional, Concentrate on Your Job and Think Positive.
Positive Personality• Caring• Confident• Patient• Humble• High Expectations – Self and Others• Anticipates Positive Attitude.
Your ChoiceLife is all about choicesWhen you cut away all the junk, everysituation is a choiceYou choose how you react to situationsYou choose how people will affect your moodYou choose to be in a good mood or bad mood Its your choice how you live life
The Choice is YOURSWith a Bad attitude you can never have a positive dayWith a Positive attitude you can never have a bad day
Remember to . . .Watch your definitions - they become thoughtsWatch your thoughts - they become wordsWatch your words - they become actionsWatch your actions - they become your destiny
A CommitmentI am only one, but still I am one.I cannot do everything, but still I can do something;and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something I can do
Next StepMake a list of ten positive things you can say aboutyourself and repeat them dailyAct as if you have achieved your goals even before theycome to passDont miss an opportunity to say something positive tosomeone elseSeek out friends that support you by giving you positivefeedbackMonitor any negative thoughts you might haveUse love, humour, hope, faith and courage to overcomethe obstacles of life.
3-step positive attitude formula1. Keep cool and coolly examine the situation. Turn it upside down, inside out, downside up and outside in.2. Suddenly you realize it could have been worse. Find out how and why it could have been worse.3. Finally, the good side of it will just appear to you. This can happen gradually or in a flash. It all depends on parts 1 and 2.