7 Habits Of Highly Effective People Session 5


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7 Habits Of Highly Effective People Session 5

  1. 1. Seven Habits of Highly Effective People A Book Review of “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” By Stephen R. Covey Facilitated by Steve Nolan Contact : [email_address] Follow on Twitter: @SPNolan
  2. 2. Schedule <ul><ul><li>Session 5: December 3 – Conclusion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Habit 5: “Seek first to Understand, Then to be Understood” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Habit 6: “Synergize” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Habit 7: “Sharpen the Saw” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Review of Habit 4: Think Win / Win <ul><li>Think about an upcoming interaction wherein you will be attempting to reach an agreement or negotiate a solution. Commit to maintain a balance between courage and consideration. </li></ul><ul><li>Make a list of obstacles that keep you from applying the Win/Win paradigm more frequently. Determine what could be done within your Circle of Influence to eliminate some of those obstacles. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify three key relationships in your life. Give some indication of what you feel the balance is in each of the Emotional Bank Accounts. Write down some specific ways you could make deposits in each of these accounts. </li></ul><ul><li>Deeply consider your own scripting. Is it Win/Lose? How does that scripting affect your interactions with other people. Can you identify the main source of that script? Determine whether or not those scripts serve you well in your current reality. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Seven Habits Paradigm Interdependence Independence Dependence 1. Be Proactive Private Victory 4. Think Win/Win 2. Begin with The End in Mind 6. Synergize 5. Seek first to Understand Then to be understood 3. Put First Things First Public Victory 7. Sharpen the Saw
  5. 5. Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then To Be Understood <ul><li>Four levels of listening: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ignoring (just waiting to speak) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pretending </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selective listening </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attentive or active listening </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Empathic listening – listening to understand the meaning of what is being said </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Four Autographical Responses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluate – either agree or disagree </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Probe – ask questions from your own frame of reference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advise – give counsel from our own perspective </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpret – try to figure people out, explain their motives and behavior based on our motives. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Habit 6: Synergize <ul><li>Synergy is a situation where the whole is of greater value than the parts </li></ul>
  7. 7. PHYSICAL Exercise, Nutrition, Stress Management Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw MENTAL Reading, Visualizing, Planning, Writing SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL Service, Empathy, Synergy, Intrinsic Security SPIRITUAL Value Clarification & Commitment, Study & Meditation
  8. 8. Application Suggestions <ul><li>(5) Select a relationship in which you sense the Emotional Bank Account is in the red. Try to understand and write down the situation from the other person’s point of view. In your next interaction, listen for understanding, comparing what you are hearing with what you wrote down. How valid were your assumptions, Did you really understand that individual’s perspective? </li></ul><ul><li>(6) Think about a person who typically sees things differently than you do. Consider ways in which those differences might be used as stepping-stones to third alternative solutions. Perhaps you could seek out his or her views on a current project or problem, valuing the different views you are likely to hear. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Application Suggestions <ul><li>(7) Make a list of activities that would help you keep in good physical shape and would fit your life-style and that you could enjoy over time. Do the same for your spiritual dimension and your social-emotional dimension. </li></ul><ul><li>(7) Select one area from each of the three lists and list it as a goal in your personal role for the coming week. At the end of the week, evaluate your performance. If you didn’t make your goal, was it because you subordinated it to a genuinely higher value? Or did you fail to act with integrity to your values? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Wrap Up <ul><li>Would you like to do this again with a different reading? If so, which one? </li></ul><ul><li>How can future sessions be improved? </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback Survey: Survey Monkey Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Slide Location: www.SlideShare.net/spnolan </li></ul>