Presentation on theme: "Dealing with Attitudes Seminar for Continuing Education Courses Presenter: Simone Smith, Bx English MG Instructor."— Presentation transcript:
Dealing with Attitudes Seminar for Continuing Education Courses Presenter: Simone Smith, Bx English MG Instructor
What is Attitude? The way you communicate your mood to others Your mental focus on the outside world An ever-changing, impressionable process The disposition you transmit to others
Personality & Attitude What is personality? The unique mix of physical and mental traits found within an individual What role does attitude play in personality? An individual with a highly positive attitude can convert a dull personality into what others interpret as an exciting one A positive attitude can make a beautiful person twice as beautiful. Some positive attitudes seem to shine through other personality characteristics.
Personality & Attitude contd Attitude Renewal This refresher is needed to refocus and re-evaluate ourselves. It may come as a weekend getaway, a vacation or a no- electronics day. It helps deal with image problems, negativity and daily struggles.
Whats Your Attitude? Positive Attitude Negative Attitude Prov. 17:22 – A cheerful heart is good medicine Can help create cohesiveness in a group May brighten the day of a stranger Mend and/or maintain relationships Can lead to health problems Create chaos in a group or organization Destroy relationships Cause lack of support and trust amongst staff
Ways to Improve Your Attitude Implore a sense of humor Remove the mental, emotional and physical clutter Spruce up your wardrobe and physical appearance Exercise Share positive thoughts Be open to constructive criticism