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Self exploration

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This ppt is based upon Stephen Covey's 'Seven Habits of Highly Effective People'. I have also added inputs from different other presentations on self-development.

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Self exploration

  1. 1. EXPLORING SELF
  2. 2. SELF- DEVELOPMENT TIPS
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>Be proactive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Begin with end in mind </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Put first thing first </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Think win-win </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seek first to understand, then to be understood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Synergise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharpen the saw </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Be proactive <ul><li>Not just react on what is happening around </li></ul><ul><li>Inculcate forward thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Anticipate </li></ul><ul><li>Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Expand boundaries </li></ul><ul><li>Act </li></ul>The game of nine dots to explain proactive thinking
  5. 5. Game of 9 Dots <ul><li>Connect all nine dots </li></ul><ul><li>by drawing four straight lines </li></ul><ul><li>without lifting your pen </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Develop vision </li></ul><ul><li>Formulate mission statement </li></ul><ul><li>Set goal </li></ul><ul><li>Sub-divide goal into objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Plan activities to achieve objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Act </li></ul>Begin with the end in mind
  7. 7. <ul><li>Short </li></ul><ul><li>Measurable </li></ul><ul><li>Action oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Realistic </li></ul><ul><li>Time bound </li></ul>SMART OBJECTIVES
  8. 8. An adaptation of the Jo-Harry window Put first thing first Urgent Not urgent Important Not important
  9. 9. Put first thing first <ul><li>Emphasis on </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship management </li></ul><ul><li>Prioritization </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminating the redundant and unproductive practices </li></ul>
  10. 10. Think Win-Win <ul><li>Work in team </li></ul><ul><li>Help others speak out </li></ul><ul><li>Help others develop </li></ul><ul><li>Help others contribute </li></ul><ul><li>Develop relationship </li></ul><ul><li>Do not try to win at the cost of others, let others win and you win in the process </li></ul><ul><li>You win, others lose </li></ul><ul><li>You lose, others win </li></ul><ul><li>You lose, others lose </li></ul><ul><li>You win, others win </li></ul>
  11. 11. Win - Lose <ul><li>you vs. me </li></ul><ul><li>victory or defeat </li></ul><ul><li>personalized </li></ul><ul><li>narrow viewpoint </li></ul><ul><li>poor listening </li></ul><ul><li>judgmental </li></ul><ul><li>independent of each other </li></ul><ul><li>closed-minded </li></ul><ul><li>positional </li></ul><ul><li>compliance </li></ul>
  12. 12. Win – Win <ul><li>lots of options </li></ul><ul><li>explore interests </li></ul><ul><li>interdependent </li></ul><ul><li>relationship focused </li></ul><ul><li>process valued </li></ul><ul><li>de-personalized </li></ul><ul><li>mutual air time </li></ul><ul><li>active listening promoted </li></ul>
  13. 13. Seek first to understand, then to be understood: 10 Commandments for active listening <ul><li>Stop talking </li></ul><ul><li>Put the speaker at ease </li></ul><ul><li>Show you want to listen </li></ul><ul><li>Remove distractions </li></ul><ul><li>Be patient </li></ul><ul><li>Manage your anger </li></ul><ul><li>Go easy on argument and criticism </li></ul><ul><li>Empathize </li></ul><ul><li>Paraphrase </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions </li></ul>
  14. 14. Communication ‘Spoilers’ <ul><li>Criticizing </li></ul><ul><li>Name-calling </li></ul><ul><li>Diagnosing </li></ul><ul><li>Praising </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluatively </li></ul><ul><li>Ordering </li></ul><ul><li>Threatening </li></ul><ul><li>Moralizing </li></ul><ul><li>Excessive/ </li></ul><ul><li>Inappropriate Questioning </li></ul><ul><li>Advising </li></ul><ul><li>Diverting </li></ul><ul><li>Logical Argument </li></ul><ul><li>Reassuring </li></ul>
  15. 15. Shift your internal stance from “ I understand ” to “ Help me understand ”…. everything else follows from that. - Source Unknown
  16. 16. Shift Judgement to Curiosity <ul><li>Instead of asking yourself... “ How can they think that!? ” </li></ul>Ask yourself... “ I wonder what information they have that I don’t? ” ?
  17. 17. Active Listening <ul><li>Listening doesn't mean sitting still with your mouth shut. </li></ul><ul><li>It is an active process that requires us to participate – burn some calories! </li></ul><ul><li>To fully understand another person we usually have to: </li></ul><ul><li>prove our understanding; </li></ul><ul><li>ask questions; and </li></ul><ul><li>give feedback. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Active Listening Techniques <ul><li>Encouraging </li></ul><ul><li>Paraphrasing </li></ul><ul><li>Empathizing </li></ul><ul><li>Open Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Reframing </li></ul><ul><li>Summarizing </li></ul>
  19. 19. Syenrgise <ul><li>Work in unison with others </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage open discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage positive ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm </li></ul><ul><li>Develop synergy </li></ul>
  20. 20. Sharpen the saw <ul><li>Follow principle-centric paradigm </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect </li></ul><ul><li>Retrospect </li></ul><ul><li>Self analyze </li></ul><ul><li>Modify </li></ul><ul><li>Improve upon </li></ul>
  21. 21. PERSONALITY WINDOWS Known to Self Unknown to Self Known to Others Unknown to Others OPEN DARK BLIND HIDDEN

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