How to StayPOSI+IVE
in a
TOUGHWork Environment
The Environment
Determinism
Theory
Negative
W
orld
View
Changing
Environm
ent
YOU
Beware the Bullets!
Negative Work
Enviro...
- Dog eat dog . . . everyone fighting to get ahead
- No one appreciates your contributions
- Too much work . . . not enoug...
Other People’s
Behavior
Bulldozers
Snipers
Exploders
ClamsClams
Patronizers
Complainers
Controller
s
Backstabber
s
Walking...
CHANGE . . .
Challenges our
paradigms
Alters the way we think
Makes life more difficult
for a while
Causes Stress
Is an on...
Past
Experiences
Ouch!
Ouch!
Ouch!
Ouch!
Ouch!
Ouch!
Ouch!
Ouch! Ouch!
Media
Frenzy
Negative
World View
A recent Statistic:
Crime down 20% in America reporting up 600%,
Look at what you are loo...
GENETIC: My Grandparents did it to me.
(Inherited traits)
PSYCHIC: My Parents did it to me.
(Upbringing)
ENVIRONMENTAL: My...
“Are some people just born positive
thinkers
. . . or is it their CHOICE?”
“Are some people just born positive
thinkers
. ...
Choose the Right Luggage
Dodge
Bullets Be
Bulletproof
You’re going to get hit!
The Problem With Dodging
Bullets
Choice #2
Wear Bulletproof Armor
Bulletproof Armor
Comes from
Bulletproof Armor
Comes from
SELF CHANGESELF CHANGE
Putting on
the Armor
Putting on
the Armor
Change
3 Things!
How to Change Your
Attitude
ATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDE
ATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDE
Changes happen
personally
fr...
I am responsible . . .
. . . for who I am
. . . for what I have
. . . for what I do
ATTITUDE
ATTITUDE
ATTITUDE
ATTITUDE
So...
Negative
world view
YOU
FROM THE INSIDE . . . OUT!ATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDE
Step #2 Take Control
How to Change Your
Thinking
THINKINGTHINKING
THINKINGTHINKINGTHINKINGTHINKING
Changes come
from observing
logically in
eve...
Observe Your Thinking
THINKINGTHINKING
It sucks to be
him.
I
refuse
to
let
this
hook
m
e!
This is all
very
interesting
W
h...
This is going to be
a wonderful day!
This is going to
be a crappy day!
Manage Your Self-Talk
If you think you Can, or you ...
How to Change Your
Behavior
BEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIOR
BEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIOR
Changes take
true assessment...
Choose Your Behavior
REACTIVE
Response
RESPONSIBLE
My
Response
My
Choice
BEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIOR
Stimulus
Stimulus
Steps Toward Changing
Behavior
1. Unconscious Incompetence
2. Conscience Incompetence
3. Conscience Competence
4. Unconsci...
Add POSI+IVE Behavior
INFLUENCE YOUR ENVIRONMENT!
• Sprinkle some “positive” on the negatives
• Focus on the good of each ...
More POSI+IVE
Contributions
1. Is it true?
2. Is it harmful?
3. Is it necessary?
• Keep promises
• Have a forgiving view o...
Watch your definitions -
they become thoughtsthey become thoughts
Watch your thoughts -
they become wordsthey become words...
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
HAVE A WONDERFULL &HAVE A WONDERFULL &
A positive Future
E N J O
Y !!!!!!!!!!
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    1. 1. How to StayPOSI+IVE in a TOUGHWork Environment
    2. 2. The Environment Determinism Theory Negative W orld View Changing Environm ent YOU Beware the Bullets! Negative Work Environment Past Experiences Other People’s Behavior Ouch!
    3. 3. - 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 Negative Work Environment
    4. 4. Other People’s Behavior Bulldozers Snipers Exploders ClamsClams Patronizers Complainers Controller s Backstabber s Walking Wounded Negatives Gossips Brown NosersSluffers Whiners
    5. 5. CHANGE . . . Challenges our paradigms Alters the way we think Makes life more difficult for a while Causes Stress Is an ongoing fact of life Changing Environment “The only person who always likes change is a wet baby”
    6. 6. Past Experiences Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch!
    7. 7. Media Frenzy Negative World View A recent Statistic: Crime down 20% in America reporting up 600%, Look at what you are looking at !!!
    8. 8. 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) Determinism Theory
    9. 9. “Are some people just born positive thinkers . . . or is it their CHOICE?” “Are some people just born positive thinkers . . . or is it their CHOICE?” Life’s Little Question
    10. 10. Choose the Right Luggage Dodge Bullets Be Bulletproof
    11. 11. You’re going to get hit! The Problem With Dodging Bullets
    12. 12. Choice #2 Wear Bulletproof Armor
    13. 13. Bulletproof Armor Comes from Bulletproof Armor Comes from SELF CHANGESELF CHANGE
    14. 14. Putting on the Armor Putting on the Armor Change 3 Things!
    15. 15. How to Change Your Attitude ATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDE ATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDE Changes happen personally from the INSIDE OUT!
    16. 16. I am responsible . . . . . . for who I am . . . for what I have . . . for what I do ATTITUDE ATTITUDE ATTITUDE ATTITUDE So . . . Accept Responsibility
    17. 17. Negative world view YOU FROM THE INSIDE . . . OUT!ATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDEATTITUDE Step #2 Take Control
    18. 18. How to Change Your Thinking THINKINGTHINKING THINKINGTHINKINGTHINKINGTHINKING Changes come from observing logically in every situation
    19. 19. Observe Your Thinking THINKINGTHINKING It sucks to be him. I refuse to let this hook m e! This is all very interesting W hat can I do to defuse this? Tomorrow it will look very different. I’d like to beat the …
    20. 20. This is going to be a wonderful day! This is going to be a crappy day! Manage Your Self-Talk If you think you Can, or you think you Can’t… YOU’RE RIGHT! Henry Ford THINKINGTHINKING
    21. 21. How to Change Your Behavior BEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIOR BEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIOR Changes take true assessment, determination & discipline
    22. 22. Choose Your Behavior REACTIVE Response RESPONSIBLE My Response My Choice BEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIOR Stimulus Stimulus
    23. 23. Steps Toward Changing Behavior 1. Unconscious Incompetence 2. Conscience Incompetence 3. Conscience Competence 4. Unconscious Competence BEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIOR The New YOU!The New YOU!The New YOU!The New YOU!
    24. 24. Add POSI+IVE Behavior INFLUENCE YOUR ENVIRONMENT! • 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 • Spread a SMILE around Replace the BAD HABITS! BEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIORBEHAVIOR
    25. 25. More POSI+IVE Contributions 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 • Before you say anything to anyone, ask yourself three things
    26. 26. Watch your definitions - they become thoughtsthey become thoughts Watch your thoughts - they become wordsthey become words Watch your words - they become actionsthey become actions Watch your actions - they become your destinythey become your destiny Watch your definitions - they become thoughtsthey become thoughts Watch your thoughts - they become wordsthey become words Watch your words - they become actionsthey become actions Watch your actions - they become your destinythey become your destiny Remember to . . .
    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
    29. 29. HAVE A WONDERFULL &HAVE A WONDERFULL & A positive Future E N J O Y !!!!!!!!!!

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