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Personal  Effectiveness Peter Bromberg ACPL Library Camp, 9/23/10 peterbromberg.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/csessums/...
Personal  Effectiveness And why you should  care
How to be  Effective Signage at   the DMV 19 signs  in my field of vision
Signage at   the DMV 19 signs  in my field of vision
What is  effectiveness?
Effectiveness is bringing about the conditions you desire Working Definition…
Effectiveness is  Bringing about the conditions you desire By beginning with the end in mind
To Bring about  the conditions  you desire Begin with the  End in Mind Align all your actions toward  that goal
Effectiveness:   A Model <ul><li>Envision:   Get clear on what you want </li></ul><ul><li>Generate options :  What  CAN  y...
Make   Good Choices , Consistently
Make   MORE  Choices (Wait, does that mean  more mistakes?)
Importance of  Self-Awareness
Importance of  Self-Awareness
Importance of  Self-Awareness
Which Chicken  Are You? 1. Perfectionist 2. Helper 3. Achiever 4. Individualist 5. Thinker 6. Loyal Guard 7. Adventurer 8....
Which Chicken  Are You? 1. Perfectionist 2. Helper 3. Achiever 4. Individualist 5. Thinker 6. Loyal Guard 7. Adventurer 8....
Effectiveness:   A Model <ul><li>Envision:   Get clear on what you want </li></ul><ul><li>Generate options :  What  CAN  y...
Importance of  Continual Evaluation Are my  actions  moving me toward  my  goals?
What’s  not Working? What Can I  Do differently? What’s  Working?
Power of   Repetition & Reminders Continual   Evaluation
Technological  Assistance
Technological  Assistance
Technological  Assistance
Find a way to remind yourself Tape this to  your PC
Or wherever…
Value of  Coaching Someone asks you on  a regular basis:  “Did you do what you said you were going to do?”
Effectiveness with  Others Brings about a change in  feeling, thought  and/or  behavior
Perspective is worth
Perspective is worth  80 IQ Points
Perspective is worth  80 IQ Points
Depends who  them  is…. What’s in it  for them?
Which Chicken  Are THEY? 1. Perfectionist 2. Helper 3. Achiever 4. Individualist 5. Thinker 6. Loyal Guard 7. Adventurer 8...
Value of  Coaching Someone asks you on  a regular basis:  “Did you do what you said you were going to do?”
The Power of  Questions
Coach Around!
Why People  Change
Why People  Change “ The study has already revealed an  unintended consequence  of antismoking health warnings.  They appe...
Why People  Change Behavior changes in response to a  positive emotional connection to what could be.
Understanding  People
Decisions  Decisions… It is common sense to take a method and try it: If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But a...
Questions, comments, discussion? ?
<ul><li>Bullseye  http://www.flickr.com/photos/csessums/4966649912/sizes/l/in/photostream/  </li></ul><ul><li>Tombstone: G...
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  1. 1. Personal Effectiveness Peter Bromberg ACPL Library Camp, 9/23/10 peterbromberg.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/csessums/4966649912/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  2. 2. Personal Effectiveness And why you should care
  3. 3. How to be Effective Signage at the DMV 19 signs in my field of vision
  4. 4. Signage at the DMV 19 signs in my field of vision
  5. 5. What is effectiveness?
  6. 6. Effectiveness is bringing about the conditions you desire Working Definition…
  7. 7. Effectiveness is Bringing about the conditions you desire By beginning with the end in mind
  8. 8. To Bring about the conditions you desire Begin with the End in Mind Align all your actions toward that goal
  9. 9. Effectiveness: A Model <ul><li>Envision: Get clear on what you want </li></ul><ul><li>Generate options : What CAN you do </li></ul><ul><li>Choose: What WILL you do </li></ul><ul><li>Act: Take Action. Try something. </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate: What happened? Return to #1 </li></ul>
  10. 10. Make Good Choices , Consistently
  11. 11. Make MORE Choices (Wait, does that mean more mistakes?)
  12. 12. Importance of Self-Awareness
  13. 13. Importance of Self-Awareness
  14. 14. Importance of Self-Awareness
  15. 15. Which Chicken Are You? 1. Perfectionist 2. Helper 3. Achiever 4. Individualist 5. Thinker 6. Loyal Guard 7. Adventurer 8. Boss 9. Harmonizer
  16. 16. Which Chicken Are You? 1. Perfectionist 2. Helper 3. Achiever 4. Individualist 5. Thinker 6. Loyal Guard 7. Adventurer 8. Boss 9. Harmonizer
  17. 17. Effectiveness: A Model <ul><li>Envision: Get clear on what you want </li></ul><ul><li>Generate options : What CAN you do </li></ul><ul><li>Choose: What WILL you do </li></ul><ul><li>Act: Take Action. Try something. </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate: What happened? Return to #1 </li></ul>
  18. 18. Importance of Continual Evaluation Are my actions moving me toward my goals?
  19. 19. What’s not Working? What Can I Do differently? What’s Working?
  20. 20. Power of Repetition & Reminders Continual Evaluation
  21. 21. Technological Assistance
  22. 22. Technological Assistance
  23. 23. Technological Assistance
  24. 24. Find a way to remind yourself Tape this to your PC
  25. 25. Or wherever…
  26. 26. Value of Coaching Someone asks you on a regular basis: “Did you do what you said you were going to do?”
  27. 27. Effectiveness with Others Brings about a change in feeling, thought and/or behavior
  28. 28. Perspective is worth
  29. 29. Perspective is worth 80 IQ Points
  30. 30. Perspective is worth 80 IQ Points
  31. 31. Depends who them is…. What’s in it for them?
  32. 32. Which Chicken Are THEY? 1. Perfectionist 2. Helper 3. Achiever 4. Individualist 5. Thinker 6. Loyal Guard 7. Adventurer 8. Boss 9. Harmonizer
  33. 33. Value of Coaching Someone asks you on a regular basis: “Did you do what you said you were going to do?”
  34. 34. The Power of Questions
  35. 35. Coach Around!
  36. 36. Why People Change
  37. 37. Why People Change “ The study has already revealed an unintended consequence of antismoking health warnings. They appear to work mainly as a marketing tool to keep smokers smoking . ”
  38. 38. Why People Change Behavior changes in response to a positive emotional connection to what could be.
  39. 39. Understanding People
  40. 40. Decisions Decisions… It is common sense to take a method and try it: If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.&quot; “ You have to keep making decisions when you're climbing, even if they are bad decisions. If you stop making decisions, you're dead.”
  41. 41. Questions, comments, discussion? ?
  42. 42. <ul><li>Bullseye http://www.flickr.com/photos/csessums/4966649912/sizes/l/in/photostream/ </li></ul><ul><li>Tombstone: Generated Image from http://www.jellymuffin.com/generators/tombstone/ </li></ul><ul><li>DMV Signage: Original photos CC 2.0, Peter Bromberg </li></ul><ul><li>Martin Luther King: cc 2.0: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tonythemisfit/3210733192/sizes/z/in/photostream/ </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate: cc 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/ralphandjenny/4612732045/sizes/z/in/photostream/ </li></ul><ul><li>Parking Mishap: http://web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Awareness: cc 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/crimfants/410527352/sizes/z/in/photostream/ </li></ul><ul><li>Street Light: http://majorarcanabyjoannadevoe.blogspot.com/2010/01/shadows-streetlight-imaginations.html </li></ul><ul><li>Compass: cc 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/7542997@N03/2473782602/ </li></ul><ul><li>Gears: cc 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/17258892@N05/2588347668/ </li></ul><ul><li>Idea: cc 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/21313845@N04/3067569337/ </li></ul><ul><li>Simpson Chalk Board: Generated at: http://www.addletters.com/bart-simpson-generator.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Happy faces: http://www.flickr.com/photos/purrr/126597849/ </li></ul><ul><li>Unacceptable Employee Behavior: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inju/2434655377/ </li></ul><ul><li>I’m Thinking of…: http://www.flickr.com/photos/somemixedstuff/2403249501/ </li></ul><ul><li>Optical Illusion art by Julian Bever. Photos from: http://justinmaier.com/2006/05/09/amazing-3d-art-by-julian-bever/ </li></ul><ul><li>Baghead: http://www.flickr.com/photos/summerluu/2388805263 </li></ul><ul><li>Other images from: http:// web.mac.com/iajukes/thecommittedsardine/Funny_Stuff.html </li></ul><ul><li>1957 Brownie Camera: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tanaka/2345575389/ </li></ul>Image Credits

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