Seven Habits1 -Be ProactiveThe Habit of Personal Vision 1 Dependence
Language: Reactive vs Procative There’s nothing I can do Let’s look for alternatives That’s just the way I am I can choose a different approach He makes me so mad I control my own feelings They won’t allow that I can create an effective I have to do that presentation I can’t I will choose an appropriate I must response If only I choose I prefer I will
•We have the power to choose apositive response to our circumstances• Reactive people focus their efforts on the circle of concern, over things they can’t control. Their negative energy causes their circle of influence to shrink
I have to Revenge • It is not the snake that hurts you, its chasing that pumps the poison to your heart. • It’s not what people do to us that hurts us, it’s our chosen response that hurts us.
HOW PROACTIVE AM I? . . . the degree to which I take initiative to improve my current circumstances or create new ones.
Seven Habits2 –Begin with the end in mindThe Habit of Personal Leadership 1 2 Dependence“ Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things”
Goal???? • 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 that I am about?
Develop a Personal Mission Statement . . .• Helps you focus on what you want to be Character do Contributions & Achievements and values and principles upon which your being and doing are based. • In developing your personal mission, you can use your creative ability to imagine life milestone.
Seven Habits3 –Put First Things FirstThe Habit of Personal Management 3 1 2 Dependence
The six step process • 1- Connect to your mission • 2- Review roles • 3- Identify goals • 4- Organize weekly • 5- Show Integrity “Honestly requires conforming our words to reality, integrity requires conforming reality to our words” • 6- Evaluate
Results: Results:•Stress •Vision, perspective•Burnout •Balance•Crisis management •Control•Always putting out •Few crisesfiresResults:•Short-term focus•Crisis management Results:•See goals and plans as •Total irresponsibilityworthless •Fired from jobs•Feel victimized, out of •Dependent on otherscontrol or institutions for•Shallow or broken basicsrelationships