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  • 1. Humanities Dr. Mohammad Tawfik Aerospace EngineeringDepartment, Cairo University
  • 2. The 7-Habbits of theHighly Effective People Stephen Covey
  • 3. The Seven Habit• Be Proactive• Begin with the end in mind• Put first things first• Think win-win• Seek first to understand then to be understood• Synergize• Sharpen the saw• Humanities
  • 4. Basic Needs of Life• Live• Love• Learn• Leave a legacy Humanities
  • 5. 1- Be Proactive
  • 6. Be Proactive• Your life is a product of your values not your feelings• Your life is a product of your decisions not your conditions• You and I have the capacity to chose our response• Humanities
  • 7. Be Proactive You feel better when the weather is great  do better when you feel better  you carry your good weather within you• Take initiative• Be response-able• Humanities
  • 8. Freedom! Victor Frankel, psychologist• The last human freedom “the power to chose my response to any condition”• Between the stimulus and the response lies your freedom to chose the response• We have control over our freedom not our liberty!• Humanities
  • 9. Circle of Influence• Do not let the things you can do nothing about interfere with the things you can do a great deal about•• Focus on your circle of influence not your circle of concerns• Humanities
  • 10. I have to revenge!• It is not the snake that hurts you, its chasing it that drives the poison to your heart• It is not what people do to us that hurts us, it’s our chosen response that hurts us• Reactive people think about how to get back on people who tried to hurt them• “Nothing can make you feel inferior without your consent” Eleanor Roosevelt Humanities
  • 11. I am Response-able!• Language of the proactive person: I chose to, I prefer to, yes, no, I will …• Language of the reactive person: I have to, I must, If only, I can’t, I haven’t time•• You are the programmer Humanities
  • 12. 2- Begin with the end in mind
  • 13. Begin with the end in mind• What is the purpose of what you are doing?• What is the purpose of our organization?• What is the purpose of my life?• What is it that I am about?• Humanities
  • 14. Develop a mission statement• Let it become your eye glasses  you see everything through it• Let it be timeless• It works Regardless of the situation• It Deals with both ends and means Humanities
  • 15. The 10 Natural Laws ofSuccessful Life and Time Management Hyrum Smith
  • 16. . Managing Your Time• Law 1: You control your life by controlling your time.• Law 2: Your governing values are the foundation of personal fulfilment.• Law 3: When your daily activities reflect your governing values, you experience inner peace.• Law 4: To reach any significant goal, you must leave your comfort zone.• Law 5: Daily planning leverages time through increased focus. Humanities
  • 17. Managing Your Life• Law 6: Your behaviour is a reflection of what you truly believe.• Law 7: You satisfy needs when your beliefs are in line with reality.• Law 8: Negative behaviours are overcome by changing incorrect beliefs.• Law 9: Your self-esteem must ultimately come from within.• Law 10: Give more and you’ll have more. Humanities
  • 18. 3- Put first things first
  • 19. Put first things first• Focus on relationships rather than schedules• Focus on leadership not management• Focus on your roles in life• Humanities
  • 20. The six-step process• Connect to your mission • review roles • Identify goals • Organize weekly • Exercise integrity • Evaluate Humanities
  • 21. 4- Think Win-Win
  • 22. Think Win-Win• It is based on the principle of Abundance• It is based on the principle of mutual benefit and respect••• Win-Lose poisons the mind: If you have a piece I get less! Humanities
  • 23. Think Win-Win• Nurture competency higher than yours without feeling threatened• Share knowledge, recognition, gain, profit• More creativity, resourcefulness, integrity, wisdom, intelligence• Builds a quality of a relationship• Humanities
  • 24. Think Win-Win• No deal is always an option! Agree to disagree agreeably.• Being nice or soft is not a win-win, that is lose-win!• Humanities
  • 25. A Good Agreement To set up an agreement you have to:• get a clear picture of what the desired outcome will be• teach the guidelines including the no-no’s (do not tell them about the methods)• identify the resources• identify how accountability is to be done• identify the consequences (good or bad). Humanities
  • 26. 5- Seek first to understand then to be understood
  • 27. Listen!• The whole key is in the sequence• Do not listen with intend to reply, rather, with the intend to understand• You need to be influenced to be able to influence• You need to diagnose before prescribing the medicine Humanities
  • 28. Understand!• It requires patience and openness• It requires a lot of time, but it saves a lot of time on the long run• Understanding does not mean that you agree … it means that you accept the other• Relationships are more important than efficiency Humanities
  • 29. 6- Synergize
  • 30. 1+1=?• 1+1=2  Transaction Everyday life• 1+1=1.5  Compromise Realistic in low trust environment• 1+1 >= 3  Synergy Trust, care, and understanding Humanities
  • 31. Differences• Do not respect differences!• Do not accept differences!• Do not tolerate differences!•• CELEBRATE differences!• Humanities
  • 32. Be Objective!• The key to objectivity is to realize that we are subjective!• You see the world as you are, not as it is• You look through the eyeglasses of your experience! Humanities
  • 33. The Fruit• Think win-win is the root • Seek first to understand is the rout • Synergize is the fruit• Humanities
  • 34. 7- Sharpen the Saw
  • 35. Sharpen the Saw• “I am busy sawing, stupid!”•• The habit of renewal•• Keep the balance between productivity and productive capability• Humanities
  • 36. Our four dimensions Body• Exercise, nutrition Mind• Reading, less television, writing, keep a journal Spirit• renew your value system, work on your mission statement, get out of home, pray, Relationships• Rebuild broken relationships, strengthen existing ones Humanities