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Presentation of Steve Covet's acclaimed book, "First Things First".

Presentation of Steve Covet's acclaimed book, "First Things First".

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  • Urgency Addition: those afflicted with is illness know all to well how reliable and predicatible this sensation is The need to rush around is a way of life. Staying occupied helps them forget the everyday problems that can burden us down and render us unproductive. There’s no time to think about the pain of loss ones, the rantings of loved ones, the accustations of those who think they are not living up to expectations. This addiction provides them with a false sense of self-worth and power…. Security. At the end of each day they feel accomplished nut at what cost?

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  • First Things First Presented by: Nieshaakema James-Sarr Christine Kathanga-Clayman
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  • Slow Down and Take Stock 12/05/09 Template from www.brainybetty.com
  • Urgency Addiction This is when “some of us get used to the adrenaline rush of handling crises that we become dependent on it for a sense of excitement and energy” (P.33). 12/05/09 Template from www.brainybetty.com
    • Have you gotten use to this sensation?
    • Does keeping busy help you forget negative thoughts or emotions?
    • Do you equate your worth with your level of activity?
  • The need to live, to love, to learn, to leave a legacy, are basic to every human being. When these are not met, we feel hollow inside regardless of whether we consciously admit to this or not (P. 44). 12/05/09 Template from www.brainybetty.com
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  • “ Vision is the best manifestation of creative imagination and the primary motivation of human action. It’s the ability to see beyond our present reality, , to create, to invent, what does not yet exist, to become what we not yet are” (P. 103 & 104). 12/05/09 Template from www.brainybetty.com
  • To understand the meaning of balance, we need to witness the reality of “living with its opposite--imbalance” (P. 119) 12/05/09 Template from www.brainybetty.com
  • Prioritize…Set Goals! 12/05/09 Template from www.brainybetty.com
  • Goal setting “is the manifestation of creative imagination and independent will” (P. 136). It’s the act of translating vision into achievable, actionable deeds and is what makes successful people and businesses. 12/05/09 Template from www.brainybetty.com
  • Creating Time Zones “Time zones are large interchangeable blocks of time set aside for specific important activities” (P. 162). 12/05/09 Template from www.brainybetty.com
  • [Communication] is when we seek first to understand, and then to be understood .When we do this, we can find common grounds within which to operate, which then leads to a win- win situation for those involved (P. 213). 12/05/09 Template from www.brainybetty.com
  • Character and competency are necessary tools to inspire trust. Character includes integrity, maturity, and abundance mentality. (Pg 241) 12/05/09 Template from www.brainybetty.com
  • Ladders against the wrong wall This is when we achieve goals but sacrifice other more important things in our lives. (P. 138) 12/05/09 Template from www.brainybetty.com
  • Shared vision generates synergistic sense of empowerment because it combines energy, talent, and capacities from the hearts and minds of all those involved. (Pg 219, 221) 12/05/09 Template from www.brainybetty.com
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