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How to Stay POSI IVE in a Work Environment TOUGH

Ot he r Be Pe ha op vio les r

The Environment

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Negative Work Environment

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Past Experiences

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De t er Th min eo ism ry

Beware the Bullets!

Negative Work Environment


- 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

Other Peoples Behavior

Bulldozers
Patronizers

Gossip Complainers s Whiners Negatives


Backstabbe rs Controlle Walking Wounded rs Brown Exploders Nosers

Sniper s Clams
Sluffers

Changing Environment
The only person who always likes change is a wet baby

CHANGE . . . Challenges our paradigms Alters the way we think Makes life more difficult for a while Causes Stress Is an ongoing fact of life

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Past Experiences

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Negative World View

Crime down 20% in America reporting up 600%, Look at what you are looking at !!!

Media A recent Statistic: Frenzy

Determinism Theory

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)

Lifes Little Question

Are some some people people just just born born positive positive Are thinkers thinkers or is is it it their their CHOICE? CHOICE? .. .. .. or

Choose the Right Luggage

e g d Do ts e Bull

Be Bulletproo f

The Problem With Dodging Bullets Youre going to get hit!

Choice #2

Wear Bulletproof Armor

Bulletproof Bulletproof Armor Armor Comes Comes from from SELF CHANGE

Putting Putting on on the the Armor Armor

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How to Change Your Attitude


ATTITUDE Changes happen personally from the INSIDE OUT!

ATTITUDE ATTITUDE

So . . . Accept Responsibility
I am responsible . . . . . . for who I am . . . for what I have . . . for what I do
E D E U D T I U T T I T T A T A

Step #2 Take Control

Negative world view

YOU

ATTITUDE ATTITUDE

FROM THE INSIDE . . . OUT!

How to Change Your Thinking


THINKING Changes come from observing logically in every situation

T H IN K IN G T H IN K IN G

Observe Your Thinking


Wh to at c de an fus I e t do his ? This is all very interesting t a e b o t e lik Id e th

t e l ! o t me e k s fu oo e I r is h th Tomorrow it will look very different. I ts him ucks to . be

THINKING THINKING

Manage Your Self-Talk


If you think you Can, or you think you Cant YOURE RIGHT! Henry Ford

This is going to be a wonderful day!

This is going to be a crappy day!

THINKING THINKING

How to Change Your Behavior


BEHAVIOR Changes take true assessment, determination & discipline

BEHAVIOR BEHAVIOR

Choose Your Behavior


REACTIVE Stimulus Response

RESPONSIBLE My Choice My Respons e

Stimulus
BEHAVIOR BEHAVIOR

Steps Toward Changing Behavior


The TheNew NewYOU! YOU! BEHAVIOR BEHAVIOR 4. Unconscious Competence 3. Conscience Competence 2. Conscience Incompetence 1. Unconscious Incompetence

INFLUENCE YOUR ENVIRONMENT!

Add POSI

+IVE Behavior

Replace the BAD HABITS!


Spread a SMILE around 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

BEHAVIOR BEHAVIOR

More POSI IVE Contributions


Before you say anything to anyone, ask yourself three things
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

Remember to . . .

Watch Watch your your definitions definitions they they become become thoughts thoughts Watch Watch your your thoughts thoughts they they become become words words Watch Watch your your words words they they become become actions actions Watch Watch your your actions actions they they become become your your destiny destiny

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

Choose POSI

+IVE Living

HAVE A WONDERFULL & A positive day

ENJO Y !!!!!!!!!!