People Get Ready: Creating a
Positive Workplace
Presenter: Andrew Sanderbeck
Goals and Objectives
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10 Actions for Creating a Positive
Workplace
Hurdle #1 – Helping employees
understand “why” the change is needed
Hurdle #2 - Overcoming “We’ve always
done it that way”
If your workplace culture is not as positive as it
could be, then doing the same things again
won’t make it any better.
Polling Question #1
Where I work, There are indications of a
less than ideally positive workplace
Yes
No
What Are They?
Common Signs of a Negative Work
Environment
•The boss is unfriendly
•The boss is critical
•There is high employee turnover
•There is low employee morale
•People watch the clock
•People don’t get much performance
feedback
Polling Question #2
I have experience working in a
positive workplace
Yes
No
Common Signs of a Positive Work
Environment
•The boss demonstrates interest in the
employees
•The boss has an encouraging attitude
•People know where they stand with their
supervisors
•There is evidence of organizational pride
and loyalty
•Employees like working there
10 Actions for Creating
A Positive Workplace
10 Actions for Creating
A Positive Workplace
10 Actions for Creating
A Positive Workplace
10 Actions for Creating
A Positive Workplace
10 Actions for Creating
A Positive Workplace
10 Actions for Creating
A Positive Workplace
10 Actions for Creating
A Positive Workplace
10 Actions for Creating
A Positive Workplace
10 Actions for Creating
A Positive Workplace
10 Actions for Creating
A Positive Workplace
Building Change Competence
in Employees
Hurdle #1 – Helping employees
understand “why” the change is needed
Colgate University officials are actually
encouraging their athletes to use social
media often, with a focus on what
should be said as opposed to what
shouldn’t and why its important.
Denver Public Library – Public
Services Redefined
Denver Public Library
Denver Public Library
Denver Public Library
Denver Public Library
Denver Public Library
Hurdle #2 - Overcoming “We’ve
always done it that way”
The Change = Roaming Reference
Four Key Skills
Telling people what you expect of them
Showing interest in your team members
Creating an encouraging environment
Recognizing and rewarding good
performance
Telling people what you expect of them
Show Interest in Your Team
These behaviors convey a lack of interest
Create an Encouraging Environment
Recognize and Reward Desirable
Performance
Polling Question #3
I learned at least one thing today that
I can immediately apply!
Yes
No
Thanks for Attending!!
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Slides for Creating a Positive Workplace Part 1