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Shift Happens!®: The Real World


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This speech by Jim Feldman of Shift Happens!® was given to a group of students and recent graduates in Puerto Vallarta Mexico who are entering the hospitality industry. It was written to be a 'wake up call' to people just entering the workforce and the industry. He speaks about Shift Happens and change management, and about the real world issues they may face. It is also based of Jim's new book: Shift Happens! No Job, No Money, Now What? For more info, go to:

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Shift Happens!®: The Real World

  1. 1. The REALWorld<br />El mundo real<br />
  2. 2. In the REALWorld You MustS. H. I. F. T.<br />DebesAser S.H.I.F.T en estemundo real<br />
  3. 3. S.H.I.F.T.:<br />S: Stay<br />H: Happy<br />I: In<br />F: Frightening <br />T: Times<br />
  4. 4. 1st establish an end goal or result. Then create the path you will use to get there.<br />Primeroestableseuna meta y resultadolluego as uaveredaparallegar.<br />
  5. 5. Always Have a Plan B <br />Develop outcomes<br />Categorize opportunities<br />Prioritize opportunities<br />Siempre ten un segundoplano<br />
  6. 6. Saying ‘yes’ to one thing is saying ‘no’ to another<br />Decir (si) a unacosaesdecir (no) a otra<br />
  7. 7. Be S. M. A. R. T.<br />Ser S.M.A.R.T.<br />
  8. 8. S.M.A.R.T: <br />S: Specific<br />M: Measurable<br />A: Attainable<br />R: Realistic<br />T: Time sensitive<br />S.M.A.R.T.<br />
  9. 9. When Setting Goals, Ask Yourself: <br />Why is this goal important?<br />What do I need to do to reach this goal?<br />What obstacles do I have to overcome?<br />Now you must:<br />Be specific<br />Tell others <br />Discuss obstacles<br />Visualize your goals<br />Cuandoempiesasuna meta preguntate a timismo<br />
  10. 10. Stop Whining<br />Deja de protestar<br />
  11. 11. Life isNOT FAIR –Get Used to It.<br />La vida no esequalableacostumbrate<br />
  12. 12. The world doesn’t care about self-esteem<br />A el mundo no le interesa lo quesientes<br />
  13. 13. The world expects you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself.<br />El mundoesperaquetuterminesalgountesquetutesientassatisfecho de timismo.<br />
  14. 14. You won’t make $75,000/year right out of school.<br />No vas a aser 870000.00 MXN mill al anoreciensalido de la escuela.<br />
  15. 15. You won’t be Vice President with a leased car & an expense account…Until you EARN both.<br />Tu no vas a ser vice presidente y con un caroallqilado y unaquentabanqariaastaquetuteganes los dos.<br />
  16. 16. If you think your teacher was tough, wait till you get a boss.They don't have tenure.<br />Si tucresquetu maestro era duro-esperaquetengas un jefe. <br />No son tiernos.<br />
  17. 17. Your School May Have Done Away with Competition, but LIFE has NOT.<br />In some schools they’ll give you as many times as you want to get the right answer.<br />This doesn’t bear the slightest resemblance to ANYTHING in the REAL WORLD!<br />Tuescuela se desiso de la competenciapero la vida no.<br />
  18. 18. Be nice to nerds.Chances are you’ll end up working for one.<br />Debesse bueno con los (inteligentes) nerds.<br />Tupuedestrabjarparauno de ellos.<br />
  19. 19. Everyone Experiences Shifts<br />Shift can’t be rushed<br />It’s about the transitions from one set of circumstances to another; and that takes time.<br />Toda esperiensia cambia<br />
  20. 20. Refocus Your Focus<br />Re-enfocatuenfocamiento<br />
  21. 21. Refocus Your Focus<br />Focus is the beginning<br />Focus kicks open the door to new opportunity<br />Focus resets everything<br />Focus moves us forward<br />Focus isn’t later. It’s now.<br />Re-enfocatuenfocamiento<br />
  22. 22. Train Your Brain<br />Entranatumente<br />
  23. 23. D: Depth of your knowledge<br />D: Distance to market<br />D: Determination to succeedDon’t forget to look ‘inside the box.’ After all, that’s where the problem lies. <br />Pensando en definision 3D<br />
  24. 24. Reorder Existing Components<br />Ordenandocosas (componentes) queexsisten<br />
  25. 25. To Truly Focus on Creativity, You Must: <br />Use your imagination and ask, “What If?”<br />Liberate your mind.<br />Free yourself of the self-limiting thoughts.<br />Don’t skimp on research. The internet is free information.<br />Look at the world differently. <br />Para queenfoces en sercreativotudebes<br />
  26. 26. A Railroad Car Full of Pasta Sauce… and Innovation<br />Un caro de trenlleno de salsa para pasta y innovacion<br />
  27. 27. Create Your Own Mastermind Group<br />Criatugrupo al celebro maestro<br />
  28. 28. Surround Yourself With People Who:<br />Can help you with your resume<br />Can prep you for interviews<br />Are ambitious and successful or on their way to success<br />Will discuss shifts and choices<br />Rodeatetumismo de personas que:<br />
  29. 29. Find & Highlight Your Skill Set & Stand OUT! <br />Volunteer a shift – volunteer and use that experience in finding a new position<br />Network <br />Adjust your attitude<br />Ask others what your strengths and weaknesses are and use that information<br />Visualize your goals<br />Create your own ‘bucket list’<br />Busca y don en amarillo lo quesabesaser y serdiferente!<br />
  30. 30. @ShiftHappensNow<br /><br /><br /><br />Tweet about this speech using #ShiftHappens<br />Join the conversation<br />