7 HABITS FOR STAFF
7. SHARPEN THE SAW ~
PUBLIC VICTORY ~
THE HABIT OF RENEWAL
‘TO MAINTAIN AND INCREASE
EFFECTIVENESS, WE MUST
RENEW OURSELVES IN
BODY, MIND AND SOUL.’
EFFECTIVE PARADIGM: I nurture the goose that lays the golden eggs.
INEFFECTIVE PARADIGM: I focus only on getting the golden eggs.
PLAN Spend 20 – 30 minutes planning your week – use
your diary & benchmark results.
1. Review mission & roles
2. Choose big rocks
3. Plan the week
4. Plan the day
5. Review Habit 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7
LIVE THE HABIT 1.Congratulations! You’ve made it to the last week
of the contract! You deserve to do something to
renew yourself and Sharpen the Saw. Perhaps you
• Sign up for a class
• Read a book
• Do some exercise
• Plan an outing
• Let go of a grudge
• Get in touch with someone
• Join in our Spirituality Day and special
TEACH TO LEARN Teach the habit to your learning buddy.
1. Show the video segment Survival/Revival.
2. Use the Cathy Freeman story on p32 of the
3. Teach the concept of sharpening the saw.
Refer to guidebook pages 140-145.
On completion – complete your scoreboard on p52 of the contract book.
‘A long, healthy, and happy life is the result of making contributions, of having meaningful
projects that are personally exciting and contribute to and bless the lives of others.’
‘To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.’