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Habit 1 Be Proactive

Habit 1 Be Proactive



A presenation on how to develop proactivity.

A presenation on how to develop proactivity.



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    Habit 1 Be Proactive Habit 1 Be Proactive Presentation Transcript

    • Habit 1: Be Proactive
      Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
    • Proactively Defined
      PROACTIVITY = Human beings are responsible for our own behavior!
      Our behavior is a function of our decisions, not our conditions.
      We have the initiative and responsibility to make things happen.
      RESPONSIBILITY: “Response – ability” Ability to choose your response.
    • Proactive Vs. Reactive
      Proactive People
      Do not Blame anyone or anything.
      Behavior is a product of their conscious choice, based on values.
      They carry their whether with them.
      They are still influenced by external stimulus – but their response is value based choice or response.
      Reactive People
      Blame circumstances, conditions & conditioning.
      Behavior is a product of their conditions, based on feelings.
      If whether is good, they feel good, if it is bad, they feel bad.
      Reactive people build their lives around others emotions.
    • No One Can Hurt You Without Your Consent
      Freedom to Choose
    • It is not what happens to us, but our responses to what happens to us that hurts us.
      3 Central Values – Victor Frankl
      The Experiential: that which happens to us
      The Creative: that which we bring into existence
      The Attitudinal: Our response in difficult situations
      What matters most is how we respond to what we experience in life!
    • Taking the Initiative: Act or Be Acted Upon
      Our basic nature is to act, and not be acted upon
      Use your R and I – Resourcefulness and Initiative
      Proactivity: 5000+ % difference in effectiveness
      Listening to Our Language
    • Serenity Prayer
      Lord, give me the courage to change the things which can and ought to be changed, the serenity to accept the things which cannot be changed, and the wisdom to know the difference.
    • Expanding the Circle of Influence
      Be a better listener
      Be more loving
      Be a better learner
      Be a dedicated worker
      Be Happy - genuinely Smile 
    • Making and Keeping Commitments
      At the very heart of our Circle of Influence is the ability to make and keep commitments and promises.
      The commitments we make to ourselves and others, and our integrity to those commitments is the clear manifestation of our Proactivity.
    • Proactivity – 30 Day Test
      Try to see…
      How we Make and Keep Commitments?
      How do we handle traffic jam?
      How do we react to irate customer?
      How do you react to upset relative?
      How we view our problems?
      Where we focus our energies?
    • Proactivity – 30 Day Test
      Work Only on Your Circle of Influence
      Make small promises and keep them
      Be a light, not a judge
      Be a model, not a critic
      Be part of the solution, not part of the problem
      When you make a mistake, acknowledge it instantly, correct and learn from it.
      Don’t get into blaming and accusing mode.
      Work on things you have control over.
      Work on You!