Introduction to the 7 habits of highly effectivePresentation Transcript
Introduction to the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Sanjeev Sahgal
Stephen Covey’s brainchild
Seven Habits compose his “system”
Think of the most influential person in your life (past or present). Why does this person stand out in your mind?
Habit = intersection of desire, skill and knowledge
Habits Live Here Knowledge (what to, why to) Desire (want to) Skill (how to)
Character and Personality
Personality is what people see, formed by your character.
Your personality reflects only a small part of your character
How do you see things?
How do you see the world?
How do you want to see the world?
What do you See?
Four Levels of Leadership To lead other effectively, individuals must be able to lead themselves effectively Organizational Alignment Managerial Empowerment Interpersonal Trust Personal Trustworthiness
Character and Competence
Character – A person with high character exhibits integrity, maturity and an Abundance Mentality
Competence – A person with high competence has a knowledge and ability in a given area
To be truly effective, a person must have a balance of these 2 items.
The Maturity Continuum
Emotional Bank Account
Metaphor for amount of trust in a relationship.
A Deposit is something that builds and repairs trust in your relationships
A Withdrawal is something which lessens trust in relationships
“ You cannot talk your way out of problems you behaved into”
Emotional Bank Account Exercise
Rate the following as Withdrawal, Deposit or Neutral
You receive verbal thanks for working 3 weekends in a row
You are asked to cover shift for an engineer who is taking the afternoon off
You give a late birthday card
You get a dinner for two and tickets to the movies for the extra hours you have been putting in
You respond sarcastically to a co-workers genuine question
Emotional Bank Account Rate Chart
Kindness and courtesy
Loyalty to the absent
Unkindness and discourtesy
Pride, Conceit, Arrogance
Habit One: Be Proactive
Individuals are responsible for their own choices and have the freedom to choose.
“ I am responsible for my behavior and the choices I make”
“ I can expand my personal freedom and influence through being proactive”