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IC-3 - The Power of Positive Attitude

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Positive attitude is infectious and leads to a ‘can do’ approach not only within an individual, but also throughout a team and an organization. This course develops skills necessary for individuals to change their outlook on life and build their inner confidence at the flick of a mental switch.

Course Methodology

This course relies on the use of several self-evaluation exercises aimed at helping participants learn their preferred behavioral and communication styles. The course also features the use of a number of case studies, practical exercises and presentations by participants followed by group discussions.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the impact of positive attitude on personal and professional environments
  • List the steps needed for improving attitude and behavior
  • Apply positive psychology techniques to improve effectiveness on the job
  • Identify preferred thinking patterns and filters
  • Use modeling techniques to improve relationships with others

Course Outline

  • The impact of attitude
  • Attitude is everything
  • The origins of attitudes
  • The forming of attitudes
  • Adding value to your organization
  • The relationship between attitude and creativity
  • Intelligence versus creativity

How to change your attitude?

  • Typical human reactions
  • The science of how we react
  • The 7 step approach to changing attitudes
    • Deciding to change today
    • Shifting your focus
    • Being curious
    • Developing an attitude of gratitude
    • Deciding not to be perfect
    • Believing in yourself
    • Taking action
  • The environment we live in

Factors affecting attitude

  • How to change your thinking?
  • Characteristics of negative thinking
  • Sources of positive energy
  • Finding the right balance
  • Positive psychology
  • Escaping the average
  • Predicting job success
  • Productivity increases with happiness
  • Small changes ripple outwards

Increasing personal effectiveness

  • Knowing yourself
  • Overview of the DiSC behavioral tool
  • The 4 behavioral traits in the DiSC model
  • Building rapport
  • Educational representational systems
  • Communicating effectively
    • Communication levels and definitions
    • Active versus passive listening
    • Empathy as a fundamental trait
    • Assertive behavior
    • When to be assertive
    • Components of communication behavior
    • The value of feedback
    • Guidelines for constructive feedback

Programming and modeling skills

  • Improving self esteem
  • The impact of negative thinking
  • Characteristics of high self-esteem people
  • Using body language to influence others
  • Resolving conflict
  • The positive side of conflict


AED 11,018
US$ 3,000
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Duration: 5 Days

Intakes: Every Month

Language: English

Who will Benefit:

Individuals who need to improve their positive outlook on life and enhance their relationships at both the personal and professional levels.

Target Competencies

  • Personal commitment
  • Practical thinking
  • Self confidence
  • Self esteem
  • Understanding attitude
  • Attitude towards others