Seven HabitS of HigHly effective PeoPle Made by: Pawanpreet, Deepa, Tripti, Ankit
of H ighly n Ha bit sSe ve Pe ople Effec t iv e
OVERVIEWAUTHOR STEPHEN R. COVEYSUBJECT SELF HELPPUBLISHED DATE 1989SOLD More than 15 millions copies in 38 languagesFOLLOWED BY: The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness
Knowledge (what to, why to) HabitsInternalized principles& patterns of behavior
Knowledge (what to, why to) Desire (want to) HabitsInternalized principles& patterns of behavior
Knowledge (what to, why to) Skills Desire(how to) (want to) Habits Internalized principles & patterns of behavior
Knowledge (what to, why to) Habits Skills Desire(how to) (want to) Habits Internalized principles & patterns of behavior
Examples of Defective Habits:1. React2. Begin with No End in Mind3. Put First Things Last4. Think Win-Lose5. Seek First to Talk, Then Pretend to Listen6. Don’t Cooperate7. Wear Yourself Out
OVERVIEW OF SEVEN HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE
SEVEN HABITS ARE BASED The Seven Habits center on timeless and universal principles of personal, interpersonal, managerial, and organizational effectiveness. 10
The Habits of Personal Effectiveness• Habit 1: Be Proactive• Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind• Habit 3: Put First things First
Habit #1Be Proactive Based on the work of Stephen Covey
Proactivity is the habit of Personal Vision• Habit 1 – Be Proactive – Be responsible for your life – Make Choices from Values Not Temporary or Immediate Feelings. – Best way to predict your future is to CREATE IT!
PROACTIVE MODEL Freedom Stimulus to Response Choose Self- Independent Awareness Will Imagination Conscience
Proactive vs. ReactiveWhen we are PROACTIVE, we make good choicesabout how we respond to something happening. weare always ready with a calm attitude. we do thingsto make sure that the right things will happen. weare prepared for anything that might happen. Whenthings don’t go our way, we aren’t happy, BUT westay calm.When we are REACTIVE, we could explode at anyminute. Things happen and they “catch we offguard”. we aren’t ready for things that mighthappen. we deal with things when they happeninstead of being prepared.
Where do you fall? Very VeryReactive Proactive How could you be more proactive?
Habit #2Begin with the End in Mind Based on the work Stephen Covey
Beginning with the End in Mind is the habit of Personal Leadership• Habit 2 – Beginning with the End in Mind. – Discover a personal mission. – Support it with chosen roles and goals. – Establish personal values that will guide proactivity. – Visualize and create a mental image of what you want to create physically.
Habit #3 Put FirstThings First Based on the work of Stephen Covey
Putting First Things First is the habit of Personal Management• Habit 3 i. Put First Things First iii. Operate every day from priorities established in your mission, roles, and goals v. Translate your mission into specific daily activities vii. Create optimal value from your time
The Habits of Interpersonal Effectiveness• Habit 4: Think Win-Win• Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood• Habit 6: Synergize
Habit #4Think Win-Win Based on the work of Stephen Covey
Think Win-Win is the habit of Interpersonal Leadership• Habit 4 – Think Win-Win – Wanting other people to win as well as yourself – Belief in Third Alternative • A solution that gives everyone what they want – Unites people in helpful, supportive ways
Habit #5Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood Based on the work Stephen Covey.
Seek First to Understand is the habit of Communication• Habit 5 – Seek First to Understand – Being genuinely interested in seeking another person’s point of view whether or not you agree – Attitude of openness – Skill of empathetic listening – Helps search for mutually beneficial alternatives
Listen With Your Eyes:Sometimes we have to listenwith our eyes as much as welisten with our ears. People say a lot with their body language and facial expressions.
Habit #6Synergize Based on the work of Stephen Covey.
Synergy is the habit of Creative Cooperation• Habit 6 – Synergize – Seeing and appreciating differences in a relationship as a source of information and creativity – Others’ points of view can increase the effectiveness of an interaction – Experience in true interdependency
Habit #7Sharpen the Saw Based on the work of Stephen Covey
Self Renewal• The Last Habit relates to self-rejuvenation:• Habit 7: “Sharpen the Saw”Balance and renew your resources, energy, and health to create a sustainable, long-term, effective lifestyle.
Habit 7: Sharpen the saw. Spiritual battle of good versus evil (atheism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism) Social Mental family, friends, service reading, journaling, discussing,(notes, phone calls, emails, visits) seminars, meetings Physical endurance, strength, flexibility, sleep, eating • When will YOU sharpen your saw? • What measures will you use in each category?