Presentation on theme: "Sustaining Sanity Sustaining Sanity in Trying Times Say This. Not That! with Liz Grimes and Molly Nece Human Resources’ Office of Training and Professional."— Presentation transcript:
Sustaining Sanity Sustaining Sanity in Trying Times Say This. Not That! with Liz Grimes and Molly Nece Human Resources’ Office of Training and Professional Development
Objectives Today’s Objectives 1.Define sanity and build your own Personal Perspective Continuum. 2.Identify turn-offs and turn-ons of four SELF Interaction Styles that can flare up or put out a fire. 3.Recognize the ten Deadly Sins of Service. 4.Apply nine Sanity Strategies in a world filled with noise and chaos.
Complete This Sentence Sanity to me is…. Sanity isn’t….
Perspective Keeping it in Perspective A sample list of trying times: I.Half your office called out sick. II.A co-worker’s husband had a heart attack last night. III.Your are required to give a 20 minute presentation tomorrow and your day is packed with meetings today. IV.The network is down. You can’t access your email, the internet, or any online systems. V.A meeting is scheduled 30 minutes before the start time. Order them from most to least stressful: 1.. 2.. 3.. 4.. 5.. Build your own PPC: Personal Perspective Continuum
SELF Your SELF Interaction Style There are big turn-offs and purposeful turn-ons associated with four different preferred interaction styles. Identify which actions you could take and which behaviors to avoid with each style! 1.S 1.S ocial 2.E 2.E fficient 3.L 3.L oyal 4.F 4.F act Focused
Sins of Service The 10 Deadly Sins of Service 1.I don’t know. 2.I don’t care. 3.I can’t be bothered. 4.I don’t like you. 5.I know it all. 6.I don’t know. 7.I don’t care. 8.I can’t be bothered. 9.I don’t like you. 10.I know it all..
Sanity Strategies Five Pro-Active Sanity Strategies 1.Breathing and Visualization 2.Mantras and Affirmations 3.Office Environment 4.Drink and Move 5.Explore Passions
Sanity Strategies Four Re-Active Sanity Strategies 1.Expressive Journaling 2.Worry Spot 3.Forcefield Analysis 4.Positive Reframing To be re-active is your opportunity to act again.
We… In 50 Minutes We… 1.Defined sanity and built our own Personal Perspective Continuum. 2.Identified turn-offs and turn-ons of four SELF Interaction Styles. 3.Recognized ten Deadly Sins of Service. 4.Reviewed nine Sanity Strategies. 5.NEW! 5.NEW! Set up your Professional Development Plan. Wow!
NEXT STEP TAKE YOUR NEXT STEP. WHAT IS YOUR 2014-2015 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN?
Practice. Practice. Practice. Practice. and Practice some MORE! My Dare to Serve Affirmation: I dare to serve and see my university role as an opportunity to make a difference. I stay sane and help others do the same in both good and trying times!