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NAMASKAR Positive attitude for excellence Kedar Rayamajhi, 2017
A few requests: 1. Please make your mobile phone off or on silent mode 2. Take breaks only at the end of the session 1. Engage yourself in active dialogue and listening
Concept of attitude: “Attitudes are likes and dislikes – favorable or unfavorable evaluations of and reactions to objects, people, situations, or any other aspects of the world including abstract ideas and social policies”. An attitude is a person’s point of view towards something.
Characteristics of attitude… �Attitudes are not innate �It is more or less enduring once they are formed �It stabilize a relationship between the person and object �The relation has motivational and affective properties �It encompass a small or large number of items
Pause and Ponder This is attitude… Your attitude is your window to the world better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world. — George Bernard Shaw
Pause and Ponder The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. Unknown “Ninety percent of the input in your minds today is negative. ” Ziglar
Pause and Ponder “Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain— And most fools do. ” —DALE CARNEGIE “The only disability in life is a bad attitude. ” —SCOTT HAMILTON
The Power of a Positive Attitude • High confidence. • Planning ahead. • Encouraging others. • Showing appreciation. • Thoroughness. • Conscientiousness • Alertness.
Negative Responses The negative replies to How are you? include phrases such as: �“Lousy. ” �“Terrible. ” �“I’m tired. ” �“Don’t ask, It’s not my day. �“Thank God it’s Friday. ” �“A day older and a dollar broker. ”
Learning to appreciate �Artists do not look at a landscape and ask what is wrong with the picture, their focus is to look for what is valuable. Strength matters
Have we ever thought? �Large proportion of potentials is unused at individual and organizations level. �What would happen if we can see and unleash some of these potentials?
A new way of thinking and doing is the most…. “No problem can be solved from the same level of thinking that created it. We must learn to see the world anew. ” -Albert Einstein
How can we develop a new level of thinking?
Learning is the key…
�“The illiterate of the 21 st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn. ” �~ Alvin Toffler
“Yesterday’s graduate stops learning today and becomes uneducated tomorrow” -Unknown
Unlearning is also equally important
Attitude learning to change • I am too old to learn. • Learning is restricted to schools & colleges only. Because we get degree/diploma certificate. • Nobody is a potential source of learning for me. • If I learn, I will be over burdened with work.
Negative attitude • • • Criticizing organisation in public places Always find faults in the organisation Taking job casually Hiding capacity to perform Setting low targets
continuous • Concealing information from others • Ganging up against someone • Generating false report to please top management • Preference for comforts and pomp & show • Never serious about performance
Kind of “Glasses of listening and learning” that people generally carry
FACTORS THAT DETERMINE OUR ATTITUDE 1. ENVIRONMENT 2. EXPERIENCE 3. EDUCATION In a positive environment, a marginal performer’s output goes up. And in a negative environment, a good performer’s output goes down.
“The foundation of success regardless of your chosen field, is ATTITUDE” -Shiv Khera In his book YOU CAN WIN
THE ICEBERG KNOWN TO OTHERS BEHAVIOR SEA LEVEL UNKNOWN TO OTHERS VALUES – STANDARDS – JUDGMENTS ATTITUDE MOTIVES – ETHICS - BELIEFS
INTENTIONS/ATTITUDES BEHAVIOR/SKILLS CULTURE/VALUES SYSTEMS/STRUCTURE
INTENTIONS/ATTITUDES Attitude, ways of thinking ·Commitment, motivation ·Enthusiasm, inspiration · Feelings, emotions · Self-expression (arts, etc) ·Behavior, actions ·Goals and results · Work plans ·Movements CULTURE/VALUES SYSTEMS/STRUCTURE The model of Ken Wilber � DIAGRAM BEHAVIOR/SKILLS (intersubjectivity) · Shared values/principles ·Shared assumptions ·Morals, ethics ·Covenants · Language, conversations ·Religion, spirituality (interobjectivity) · Structures · Process, procedures · Policies, laws · Coordinated actions · Resources, money · Technology · Logical frameworks
Putting on the Armor ge n a ! Ch s g in h T 3
Steps to develop positive attitude 1. Look at the bright side of life. Focus at positive. 2. Find reasons to smile more often. 3. Contemplate upon the futility of negative thinking and worries. 4. Associate yourself with happy and positive people. 5. Read inspiring stories. Read inspiring quotes. 6. Develop an attitude of gratitude
Positive attitude can be developed by following means: • Positive mindset can be developed by self awareness and reflection • Active listening • Feeling of respect to the service seeker • Feeling responsible • Quick responsiveness • Showing empathy • Read more new books and generate new ideas • Look at the positive side of the life
You are the designer of your destiny. You are the author. You write the story. The pen is in your hand the outcome is in your hand. Lisa Nichols
All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you. WAYNE DYER Coauthor of How to Get What You Really, Really Want
NLP Principles �We do not experience the world as it is – we experience a model of the world. The map is not the territory. �Must to have respect for other people's model of the world. �I control my mind and thus my results. �There is no failure, only feedback.
Continued �IF AN EGG IS BROKEN BY AN OUTSIDE FORCE. . A LIFE ENDS. IF AN EGG BREAKS FROM WITHIN. . . LIFE BEGINS. GREAT THINGS ALWAYS BEGIN FROM WITHIN.
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