Attitude

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Attitude

  1. 1. ATTITUDE
  2. 2. <ul><li>Attitude is a mental position relative to a way of thinking or being. </li></ul><ul><li>Attitude is a hypothetical construct that represents an individual’s like or dislike for an item. </li></ul><ul><li>Jung’s Definition of attitude: a “readiness of the psyche to act or react in a certain way” </li></ul>DEFINITION
  3. 3. IT IS ALL ABOUT… <ul><li>Public Speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Body Language </li></ul><ul><li>Behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Anger Management </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Fitness </li></ul><ul><li>Food habit. </li></ul><ul><li>Friends Making Skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship Skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Dealing With Problems . </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Informational and cognitive framework </li></ul><ul><li>( Knowledge and belief) </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional and affective framework </li></ul><ul><li>(The feeling or emotions toward an object) </li></ul><ul><li>Behavioral framework </li></ul><ul><li>(Predisposition to action, Intensions, Behavioral expectations) </li></ul>COMPONENTS OF ATTITUDE
  5. 5. KINDS OF ATTITUDE <ul><li>Implicit and Explicit Attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Positive Attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Negative Attitude </li></ul>
  6. 6. IMPLICIT AND EXPLICIT ATTITUDES:- Implicit and Explicit Attitudes are unconscious but have an effects. Implicit and explicit attitudes seem to affect people’s behavior and thought in different ways.
  7. 7. POSITIVE ATTITUDE Attitudes drive behavior. Your body language is a result of your mental attitude, By choosing your attitude you get in that mood and send out a message that everyone understands, consciously or unconsciously.
  8. 8. HOW MUCH DO YOU SEE OF AN ICEBERG?
  9. 9. ONLY 10% OF ANY ICEBERG IS VISIBLE. THE REMAINING 90% IS BELOW SEA LEVEL.
  10. 10. THE ICEBERG PHENOMENA IS ALSO APPLICABLE ON HUMAN BEINGS …
  11. 11. POSITIVE ATTITUDE MANIFESTS IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS: <ul><li>Constructive thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Creative thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Expecting success </li></ul><ul><li>Optimism. </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation to accomplish your goals. </li></ul><ul><li>Being inspired. </li></ul><ul><li>Choosing happiness </li></ul><ul><li>Not giving up. </li></ul><ul><li>Looking at failure and problems as blessing in disguise </li></ul><ul><li>Believing in yourself and in your abilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Displaying self- esteem and confidence. </li></ul><ul><li>Looking for solutions. </li></ul><ul><li>Seeing opportunities. </li></ul>
  12. 12. NEGATIVE ATTITUDE MANIFESTS IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS : <ul><li>Worrying about things that can’t be controlled </li></ul><ul><li>Rushing to judgment. </li></ul><ul><li>Overreacting </li></ul><ul><li>Neglecting areas of control </li></ul><ul><li>Giving up too soon. </li></ul>
  13. 13. TIPS TO DEVELOP POSITIVE ATTITUDE:- <ul><li>Choose to be happy. </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the bright side of life. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose to be and stay optimistic. </li></ul><ul><li>Find reasons to smile more often. </li></ul><ul><li>Have faith in yourself and in the power of the Universe. </li></ul><ul><li>Contemplate upon the futility of negative thinking and worries </li></ul><ul><li>Associate yourself with happy people </li></ul><ul><li>Read inspiring stories. </li></ul><ul><li>Read inspiring quotes </li></ul><ul><li>Repeat affirmations that inspire and motivate you. </li></ul><ul><li>Visualize only what you want to happen. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to master your thoughts. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn concentrate and meditation. </li></ul>
  14. 14. FACTORS THAT AFFECT ATTITUDE CHANGE:- <ul><li>Target Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Source Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Message Characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive Routes </li></ul>
  15. 15. DOZEN OF THE MORE NOVEL TIPS- SIMPLE AND BEAUTIFUL <ul><li>Have some “no-phone” time at work </li></ul><ul><li>Make the best of corporate travel </li></ul><ul><li>Create a bridge between your spirituality and your work </li></ul><ul><li>Recognize pattern in behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Lower your expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Take advantage or your commute </li></ul><ul><li>Let go or battle that cannot be won </li></ul><ul><li>Make allowance for incompetence </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t get stressed by the predictable </li></ul><ul><li>Get out of the grumble mode </li></ul><ul><li>Make someone else feel good </li></ul><ul><li>Spend ten minutes a day doing absolutely nothing </li></ul>
  16. 16. EIGHT STEPS TO DEVELOPING THE RIGHT ATTITUDES <ul><li>Choosing the attitude you want to develop. </li></ul><ul><li>Goal setting. </li></ul><ul><li>Journaling. </li></ul><ul><li>Visualizing. </li></ul><ul><li>Making time. </li></ul><ul><li>Self-talking. </li></ul><ul><li>Affirming. </li></ul><ul><li>Acting as if. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Providing new information </li></ul><ul><li>Use of fear </li></ul><ul><li>Resolving discrepancies </li></ul><ul><li>Influence of friends and peer </li></ul><ul><li>Prior commitments </li></ul><ul><li>Insufficient information </li></ul>BARRIERS TO CHANGING ATTITUDE WAYS TO OVERCOME THESE BARRIERS
  18. 18. <ul><li>Accept responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Take Control </li></ul>HOW TO CHANGE YOUR ATTITUDE
  19. 19. 1. Lost his job 2. Got defeated for legislature 3. Started business and failed 4. Wife died of a fatal disease 5. Experienced nervous breakdown <ul><li>Contested in election for speaker in legislature and lost </li></ul><ul><li>Tried for nomination in a political party and lost </li></ul>8. Applied for post of land officer and didn’t get it 9. Contested for senate and lost 10. Contested for vice president and lost 11. Again contested for senate and lost AND TWO YEARS LATER….. ABRAHAM LINCOLN GOT ELECTED AS PRESIDENT OF AMERICA
  20. 20. WE CAN CHANGE AND SUCCEED NAME WHAT WAS HE? WHAT DID HE BECOME? ALBERT EINSTEIN ORDINARY PATENT CLERK WORLD FAMOUS SCIENTIST ABRAHAM LINCOLN POOR FARMER’S SON PRESIDENT OF AMERICA GOLDAMEIR AVERAGE SCHOOL TEACHER PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL FRANKLIN. D ROOSEVELT SICK AND BOTH LEGS PARALYSED PRESIDENT OF AMERICA HOMER BLIND GREATEST GREEK WRITER HELEN KELLER BLIND, DEAF AND DUMB RENOWNED WRITER DEMOSTHENES NERVOUS STAMMERER WELL KNOWN GREEK ORATOR BEETHOVEN DEAF RENOWNED MUSIC COMPOSER THOMAS EDISON MATRICULATE GREATEST INVENTOR
  21. 21. FAILURE Does not mean It means You are a failure You have not yet succeeded You have accomplished nothing You have learned something You will never be able to do it You have to do it in a different way You are inferior You are not perfect You have wasted your life You have to start afresh You will never achieve You should try very hard You should give up It takes a little long God has abandoned you God has a better idea! You will get the idea if you have faith in Him
  22. 22. INSTEAD OF BLAMING DARKNESS, LIGHT A CANDLE IF YOU CAN! STOP BLAMING; INSTEAD TAKE ACTION
  23. 23. REFERENCE <ul><li>Orientation Program – ICAI, Chennai, India. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/aSGuest63026-487605-50-attitude/ </li></ul>
  24. 24. THANK YOU DESIGNED BY: D. SAMUEL MANIRAJ. MBA.,M.Com.,M.Phil.,MA.,PGDCA.,ADCHN., CHENNAI, TAMIL NADU, INDIA.

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