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How to Stay

POSI + IVE

in a

TOUGH

Work Environment

The Environment Negative Work Environment Ouch! Past YOU Experiences Beware the Bullets!
The Environment
Negative Work
Environment
Ouch!
Past
YOU
Experiences
Beware the Bullets!
Negative Work Environment
Negative Work
Environment
  • - Dog eat dog

. . .

everyone fighting to get ahead

  • - No one appreciates your contributions

  • - Too much work

not enough help

. . .

Negative Work Environment - Dog eat dog . . . everyone fighting to get ahead -
  • - Deadlines are unrealistic

  • - Longer hours

. . .

additional work

  • - Budget Constraints

  • - Competition is eating us alive

  • - Poor management / direction

  • - Job insecurity

Other People’s Behavior
Other People’s
Behavior
Bulldozers
Bulldozers

Complainers

Gossips

Patronizers

Whiners

Negatives

Snipers Clams
Snipers
Clams

Backstabbers

Controllers

Walking Wounded

Sluffers
Sluffers

Brown Nosers

Exploders
Exploders
Changing Environment
Changing
Environment

“The only person who always

likes change is a wet baby” CHANGE . . .  Challenges our paradigms  Alters
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
Past Experiences
Past
Experiences
Past Experiences Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch!
Past Experiences Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch!

Ouch!

Ouch!

Ouch!

Ouch!

Past Experiences Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch!

Ouch!

Ouch!
Ouch!

Ouch!

Past Experiences Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch!
Past Experiences Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch!

Ouch!

Ouch!

Past Experiences Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch!
Past Experiences Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Ouch!
Negative World View
Negative
World View

Media Frenzy

A recent Statistic: Crime down 20% in America reporting up 600%, Look at what you are
A recent Statistic:
Crime down 20% in America reporting up 600%,
Look at what you are looking at !!!
Determinism Theory
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

..

to me. (Surroundings)

is doing this

Life’s Little Question

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

Choose the Right Luggage

Choose the Right Luggage

The Problem With Dodging Bullets

You’re going to get hit!

The Problem With Dodging Bullets You’re going to get hit!
Choice #2 Wear Bulletproof Armor
Choice #2
Wear Bulletproof Armor
Choice #2 Wear Bulletproof Armor
Choice #2 Wear Bulletproof Armor
Choice #2 Wear Bulletproof Armor
Choice #2 Wear Bulletproof Armor
Bulletproof Armor Comes from SELF CHANGE
Bulletproof Armor Comes from SELF CHANGE
Bulletproof Armor
Comes from
SELF CHANGE
Putting on the Armor
Putting on the Armor
Putting on the
Armor
Putting on the Armor
How to Change Your Attitude
How to Change Your Attitude
How to Change Your Attitude ATTITUDE ATTITUDE Changes happen personally from the INSIDE OUT!
ATTITUDE
ATTITUDE
ATTITUDE Changes happen personally from the INSIDE OUT!
ATTITUDE
Changes happen
personally
from the
INSIDE OUT!
How to Change Your Attitude ATTITUDE ATTITUDE Changes happen personally from the INSIDE OUT!
So . . . Accept Responsibility I am responsible . . . for who I am
So
. . .
Accept Responsibility
I am responsible
. .
.
for who I am
for what I have
for what I do

Step #2 Take Control

YOU Negative world view ATTITUDE FROM THE INSIDE . . . OUT!
YOU
Negative
world view
ATTITUDE
FROM THE INSIDE
. . .
OUT!
How to Change Your Thinking
How to Change Your Thinking
How to Change Your Thinking THINKING Changes come from observing logically in every situation
How to Change Your Thinking THINKING Changes come from observing logically in every situation
How to Change Your Thinking THINKING Changes come from observing logically in every situation

THINKING

Changes come from observing logically in every situation

How to Change Your Thinking THINKING Changes come from observing logically in every situation
Observe Your Thinking
Observe Your Thinking

This is all very

Observe Your Thinking This is all very interesting Tomorrow it will look very different. THINKING

interesting

Observe Your Thinking This is all very interesting Tomorrow it will look very different. THINKING
Observe Your Thinking This is all very interesting Tomorrow it will look very different. THINKING
Tomorrow it will look very different.
Tomorrow it will
look very different.

THINKING

Observe Your Thinking This is all very interesting Tomorrow it will look very different. THINKING

Manage Your Self-Talk

Manage Your Self-Talk If you think you Can, or you think you Can’t… YOU’RE RIGHT !
Manage Your Self-Talk If you think you Can, or you think you Can’t… YOU’RE RIGHT !

If you think you Can, or you think you Can’t…

YOU’RE RIGHT!

Henry Ford

This is going to be a wonderful day! This is going to be a crappy day!
This is going to be
a wonderful day!
This is going to
be a crappy day!
THINKING
How to Change Your Behavior
How to Change Your Behavior
How to Change Your Behavior BEHAVIOR BEHAVIOR Changes take true assessment, determination & discipline
How to Change Your Behavior BEHAVIOR BEHAVIOR Changes take true assessment, determination & discipline
BEHAVIOR
BEHAVIOR
How to Change Your Behavior BEHAVIOR BEHAVIOR Changes take true assessment, determination & discipline
How to Change Your Behavior BEHAVIOR BEHAVIOR Changes take true assessment, determination & discipline

BEHAVIOR

Changes take true assessment, determination & discipline
Changes take
true assessment,
determination &
discipline

Choose Your Behavior

REACTIVE

Response
Response
Stimulus
Stimulus
Stimulus
Stimulus
BEHAVIOR
BEHAVIOR
RESPONSIBLE My My Choice Response
RESPONSIBLE
My
My
Choice
Response

Steps Toward Changing

Behavior The New YOU! BEHAVIOR 4. Unconscious Competence 3. Conscience Competence 2. Conscience Incompetence 1. Unconscious
Behavior
The New YOU!
BEHAVIOR
4.
Unconscious Competence
3.
Conscience Competence
2.
Conscience Incompetence
1.
Unconscious Incompetence
Steps Toward Changing Behavior The New YOU! BEHAVIOR 4. Unconscious Competence 3. Conscience Competence 2. Conscience
Steps Toward Changing Behavior The New YOU! BEHAVIOR 4. Unconscious Competence 3. Conscience Competence 2. Conscience
INFLUENCE YOUR ENVIRONMENT! Add POSI+IVE Behavior Replace the BAD HABITS!
INFLUENCE YOUR ENVIRONMENT!
Add POSI+IVE Behavior
Replace the BAD HABITS!

Spread a SMILE around Sprinkle some “positive” on the negatives

INFLUENCE YOUR ENVIRONMENT! Add POSI+IVE Behavior Replace the BAD HABITS! • Spread a SMILE around •
INFLUENCE YOUR ENVIRONMENT! Add POSI+IVE Behavior Replace the BAD HABITS! • Spread a SMILE around •

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.
• 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 your definitions - they become thoughts Watch your thoughts -
Remember to . . . Watch your definitions - they become thoughts Watch your thoughts -
Remember to
. .
.
Watch your definitions -
they become thoughts
Watch your thoughts -
they become words
Watch your words -
they become actions
Watch your actions -
they become your destiny
The Choice is YOURS
The Choice is YOURS

With a Bad attitude you can never have a positive day

With a Positive attitude have a bad day

you can never

Choose POSI+IVE Living
Choose POSI+IVE Living
HAVE A WONDERFULL & A positive 2005 E N J O Y !!!!!!!!!!

HAVE A WONDERFULL & A positive 2005

E N J O Y !!!!!!!!!!

HAVE A WONDERFULL & A positive 2005 E N J O Y !!!!!!!!!!