FEAR               Derek Mitchell    Strategic Business Communications       Atlanta Module - Spring 2012CREATING A FEAR-F...
FEARCREATING A FEAR-FREE WORKPLACE           Very Important
WHAT IS FEAR?  A distressing emotion aroused by   impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagin...
WHAT IS FEAR?  A distressing emotion aroused by   impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagin...
WHAT IS FEAR?  A distressing emotion aroused by   impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagin...
SYMPTOMS OF FEARPoor morale                Increased absencesLack of innovation         Lack of accountabilityResistance t...
SOURCES OF FEAR IN THE WORKPLACE
PUBLIC CRITICISM
INFLAMMATORY EMAILSSubject: Come to my office ASAP!!!
Negative                 assumptionsF                                 Self-                                            C  ...
PERCEPTION   VS.   REALITY
PERCEPTION    Pauls performance isnt    meeting our expectations
REALITY          Pauls getting the           promotion!!!!!
HOW TO CREATE A FEAR-FREE       WORKPLACE
DRIVE OUT FEAR  FEAR
HOW TO DRIVE OUT FEAR  Establish  rapport    Improvelistening skills   Asking  questions  Promote  dialogue
BENEFITS OF DRIVING OUT FEAR FEAR
BENEFITS OF DRIVING OUT FEAR   Critical thought      Synergy     Innovation
BENEFITS OF DRIVING OUT FEAR   BEFORE         AFTER
BEFOREStagnant-Uncooperative-Ineffective Workplace
AFTERThriving-Collaborative-Productive Workplace
FEARTHANK YOU         Contact info.         Derek Mitchell  dlmitchell3001@gmail.comwww.linkedin.com/in/dereklmitchell
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  1. 1. FEAR Derek Mitchell Strategic Business Communications Atlanta Module - Spring 2012CREATING A FEAR-FREE WORKPLACE Impossible or Important Very
  2. 2. FEARCREATING A FEAR-FREE WORKPLACE Very Important
  3. 3. WHAT IS FEAR? A distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imaginedREAL IMAGINED
  4. 4. WHAT IS FEAR? A distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imaginedREAL IMAGINED
  5. 5. WHAT IS FEAR? A distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imaginedREAL IMAGINED
  6. 6. SYMPTOMS OF FEARPoor morale Increased absencesLack of innovation Lack of accountabilityResistance to new ideas Strained co-worker relationshipsDecrease in productivity Defensiveness
  7. 7. SOURCES OF FEAR IN THE WORKPLACE
  8. 8. PUBLIC CRITICISM
  9. 9. INFLAMMATORY EMAILSSubject: Come to my office ASAP!!!
  10. 10. Negative assumptionsF Self- C Y Observed aggressive protectiveE behavior Supervisor behavior CA Employee L Self- Observed protective aggressiveR behavior behavior Negative assumptions E
  11. 11. PERCEPTION VS. REALITY
  12. 12. PERCEPTION Pauls performance isnt meeting our expectations
  13. 13. REALITY Pauls getting the promotion!!!!!
  14. 14. HOW TO CREATE A FEAR-FREE WORKPLACE
  15. 15. DRIVE OUT FEAR FEAR
  16. 16. HOW TO DRIVE OUT FEAR Establish rapport Improvelistening skills Asking questions Promote dialogue
  17. 17. BENEFITS OF DRIVING OUT FEAR FEAR
  18. 18. BENEFITS OF DRIVING OUT FEAR Critical thought Synergy Innovation
  19. 19. BENEFITS OF DRIVING OUT FEAR BEFORE AFTER
  20. 20. BEFOREStagnant-Uncooperative-Ineffective Workplace
  21. 21. AFTERThriving-Collaborative-Productive Workplace
  22. 22. FEARTHANK YOU Contact info. Derek Mitchell dlmitchell3001@gmail.comwww.linkedin.com/in/dereklmitchell

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