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Staying Afloat in Lean Times. College of Charleston Student Affairs. Topics – A Hodgepodge. Topics – a Hodgepodge. Drive Motivation Theory. Positive Reminders. Money Tips. I- Clickers. Turn on Your I-Clicker Practice – Is your I-Clicker Working? A = Yes B = No.

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Staying afloat in lean times

Staying Afloat in Lean Times

College of Charleston Student Affairs


Topics a hodgepodge

Topics – A Hodgepodge

Topics – a Hodgepodge

Drive MotivationTheory

Positive Reminders

Money Tips


I clickers

I-Clickers

  • Turn on Your I-Clicker

  • Practice – Is your I-Clicker Working?

    • A = Yes

    • B = No


Staying afloat in lean times

24-7 News and Our Psyche


Stay positive tip 1

Stay Positive Tip #1

Don’t watch or listen to the news in the morning or before going to bed!

Listen to Music Instead


The economy and our psyche

The Economy and Our Psyche

What percent of employed people 16 – 64 fear for their job security (in Aug. 2010)?

A = 10%

B = 15%

C = 20%

D = 25%

E = 30%


The economy and our psyche1

The Economy and Our Psyche

Do YOU fear for YOUR job security?

A = Yes

B = No


The economy and our psyche2

The Economy and Our Psyche

One-fifth of all working men and women aged 16-64 years felt that their job security was poor.

Psychological Medicine; Aug 2010, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p1401-1407, 7p

South Carolina’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 9.9 percent in March which is the lowest the state has achieved since its all time high of 11.8 percent in 2009. Since just December 2010 the rate has declined from 10.9 percent to 9.9 percent. This rapid improvement indicates South Carolina’s employment situation is on the mend.

South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce


Staying afloat in lean times

Drive Your Own Motivation

Even in Lean Times


Why do some people run marathons

Why Do Some People Run Marathons?

Stay Positive Tip #2

Do Something that Takes Courage!


Some people serve

Some People Serve?

Stay Positive Tip #3

Tell Yourself and Someone Else

“You Can Do It”


Some people create

Some People Create?

Stay Positive Tip #4

Take Criticism as a

Learning Moment


And some take time to relax and smell the daisies

And Some Take Time to Relax and Smell the Daisies?

Stay Positive Tip #5

Don’t Take the “Some Day” Vacation


And why do we go to work each day

And Why Do We Go to Work Each Day?

Stay Positive Tip #6

Every Day…Find Something You Appreciate About Your Job


Staying afloat in lean times

Motivation is the Force that Drives Our Actions

But We Need to Have the Right Motivation to Move to Action


There are plenty of motivation theories and plenty of things that motivate people

There are Plenty of Motivation Theoriesand Plenty of Things That Motivate People

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

McClelland’s Theory of Needs

Herzberg’s Two Factor Theory


The 4 drive model of employee motivation paul lawrence and nitin nohria 2001

The 4-Drive Model ofEmployee Motivation Paul Lawrence and NitinNohria (2001)

  • Drive to

  • Defend or Acquire

Drive to

or Learn orBe Challenged

Drive to

Bond or

Be with Others

Drive to

Acquire

Drive to

Defend


Staying afloat in lean times

Drive to

or Learn orBe Challenged

Go Bucks!

The Best Band in the Land!

Drive to

Bond or

Be with Others

Drive to

Acquire

  • Drive to

  • Defend or Acquire

Drive to

Defend

In the Shadow

of the Shoe


Staying afloat in lean times

Drive to

or Learn orBe Challenged

Drive to

Bond or

Be with Others

Drive to

Acquire

  • Drive to

  • Defend or Acquire

Drive to

Defend

Winn/Loss


Staying afloat in lean times

Drive to

or Learn orBe Challenged

Drive to

Bond or

Be with Others

Drive to

Acquire

  • Drive to

  • Defend or Acquire

Drive to

Defend


Staying afloat in lean times

Drive to

or Learn orBe Challenged

Drive to

Bond or

Be with Others

Drive to

Acquire

  • Drive to

  • Defend or Acquire

Drive to

Defend


Staying afloat in lean times

Drive to

or Learn orBe Challenged

Drive to

Bond or

Be with Others

Drive to

Acquire

  • Drive to

  • Defend or Acquire

Drive to

Defend


Staying afloat in lean times

Acquire


Yeah but

Yeah…But….


Would more money equate to better performance for most people

Would More Money Equate to Better Performance for Most People?

  • A = Yes

  • B = No

Would More Money Equate to Better Performance for You?

  • A = Yes

  • B = No


Take money aside

Take Money Aside…

  • Money Tip # 2

  • Are You a Regular Coupon Clipper and User?

    • A = Yes

    • B = No


Staying afloat in lean times

Acquire-

Rewards, Recognition, Perks

Money Tip #3

Change the font for internet printing to save paper. Be sure not to print that last page with only 2 words on it.

Money Tip #4

Check out this website for 30 gas saving tips http://www.howtoadvice.com/SavingGas


Staying afloat in lean times

Stay Positive Tip #7

Minimize time with people who are complainers

Money Saving Tip #5

Do you use GroupOn, Restaurant.com, or other money saving sites?

A = Yes

B = No

Bond-

Teamwork, Social Interactions


Staying afloat in lean times

Learn, Be Challenged-

Job Design, Training, Goals

Stay Positive Tip #8

For one day, list all of the things you learn…if there aren’t any…????


Staying afloat in lean times

Defend-

Identify, Trust, Dependability

Stay Positive Tip #9

Write down a goal to commit to something you are passionate abut and update it every day


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Do you think you preferred Drive is:

A = Acquire

B = Bond

C = Learn and Be Challenged

D = Defend

Money Saving Tip #6

Have you cleaned out your closet lately…you might not make any money, but by donating, someone will


Staying afloat in lean times

  • Which Drive do you think you need to strengthen?

    • A = Acquire

    • B = Bond

    • C = Learn and Be Challenged

    • D = Defend

Money Saving Tip #7

Google Money Saving Tips and get websites like this 100 ways to save http://www.thesimpledollar.com/2008/02/06/little-steps-100-great-tips-for-saving-money-for-those-just-getting-started/


Possible motivators

Possible Motivators?

Drive to

or Learn orBe Challenged

  • Drive to

  • Defend or Acquire

Drive to

Bond or

Be with Others

Drive to

Acquire

Drive to

Defend


What can you do to balance your drives

What Can You Do To Balance Your Drives?

  • Drive to

  • Defend or Acquire

Drive to

or Learn orBe Challenged

Drive to

Bond or

Be with Others

Drive to

Acquire

Drive to

Defend


Find what motivates you

FindWhatMotivates YOU!


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