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  • Use Covey’s story about vacation or visiting his wife’s mother3rd ALTERNATIVE
  • Allows you to step inside another person’s shoes and see the world through their perspectiveListening to a person, so that they will open up to listening to youCreates an atmosphere of caring, respect, and positive problem solving
  • Combining the strengths of others to achieve goals no one person could have aloneHow to get the most potential out of a group of people through encouraging meaningful contribution and supportive leadership
  • Self explanatorySolving a problem before the problem arises. Not waiting until something prompts you to use the habits. Someone who uses the habits is prepared and ready to take on the challenges of life

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  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
    Steven Covey
  • Habit 1: Be Proactive
    • What is being Proactive?
    • How do I become a proactive person?
    • Why?
  • What Is Being Proactive?
    • Proactive- to make your own opportunities and taking action to become a leader, not a follower
    • Setting goals for yourself
  • How Do I Become A Proactive Person?
    Without these, we cannot become proactive. We become reactive.
    • Self-Awareness
    • Conscience
    • Creative Imagination
    • Independent Will
  • Why Become Proactive?
    • Becoming someone that does not blend into the flow
    • Able to make your own opportunities without waiting on something to happen
    • Set goals that you can achieve to become a better person
    • Proactive people can do anything that they set their minds to
  • Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind
    What do you want to be said about you at your funeral?
  • Habit 3: Put First Things First
    • Organize your tasks in order of importance
    • Then accomplish those tasks, starting with the most important and working your way down
    • You must balance Production (P) with Production Capacity (PC)
  • Habit 4: Think Win-Win
    • Win-Lose
    • Lose-Win
    • Lose-Lose
    • Win
    • Win-Win
    • No Deal
  • Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood
    Empathetic Listening is KEY
  • Habit 6: Synergize
    The real power of the Seven Habits is in their relationship to each other, not just the individual habits
  • Habit 7: Sharpening the Saw
  • Lessons for Life
    • All of the seven habits combined, create a more balanced person
    • Be Proactive; Not Reactive