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Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

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Some habits of highly effective people who are successful in life. This presentation will help you a lot. Trust me.

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Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

  1. 1. Seven Habits of Highly Effective People By Stephen R. Covey 1
  2. 2. Agenda  What is Habit?  Habit 1: Be Proactive  Habit 2: Begin With The End In Mind  Habit 3: Put First Things First  Habit 4: Think Win-Win  Habit 5: Seek First To Understand, Then To Be Understood  Habit 6: Synergize  Habit 7: Sharpen The Saw  Conclusion 2
  3. 3. “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit” Aristotle 3
  4. 4. Knowledge (what to, why to) Skills (how to) Habits Internalized principles & patterns of behavior Habits Desire (want to) 4
  5. 5. The Habits of Personal Effectiveness  Habit 1: Be Proactive  Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind  Habit 3: Put First things First 5
  6. 6. Proactivity is the habit of Personal Vision  Habit 1  Be Proactive  Be responsible for your life  Make Choices from Values Not Temporary or Immediate Feelings  Best way to predict your future is to CREATE IT! 6
  7. 7. Proactive Model Stimulus Response Self - Awareness Imagination Conscience Independent Will Freedom to Choose 7
  8. 8. Beginning with the End in Mind is the habit of Personal Leadership  Habit 2  Beginning with the End in Mind  Discover a personal mission  Support it with chosen roles and goals  Establish personal values that will guide proactivity  Visualize and create a mental image of what you want to create physically 8
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  10. 10. How Good Am I at Personal Planning? 10
  11. 11. Develop a Personal Mission Statement . . .. . . or philosophy or creed: what you want to ____, what you want to ____, and your beliefs and values 11
  12. 12. Develop Goals Short-term Intermediate Long-term ___________ goals 12
  13. 13. Putting First Things First is the habit of Personal Management  Habit 3  Put First Things First  Operate every day from priorities established in your mission, roles, and goals  Translate your mission into specific daily activities  Create optimal value from your time 13
  14. 14. The Time Management Matrix Not UrgentUrgent NotImportantImportant I The ____________ •Exam tomorrow •Friend gets injured •Late for work/class •Project due today II The _____________ •Planning, goal setting •Paper due in a week •Exercise •Relationships/relaxation III The Yes-man •Unimportant phone calls •Interruptions •Other people’s small problems •Peer pressure IV The ___________ •Too much TV •Endless phone calls •Excessive computer games •Mall marathons •Other time wasters 14
  15. 15. The Time Management Matrix Urgent Important I The Procrastinator Results: •Stress •Burnout •Crisis management •Always putting out fires 15
  16. 16. The Time Management Matrix Urgent NotImportant III The Yes-man Results: •Short-term focus •Crisis management •Reputation-chameleon type character •See goals and plans as worthless •Feel victimized, out of control •Shallow or broken relationships 16
  17. 17. The Time Management Matrix Not Urgent NotImportant IV The Slacker Results: •Total irresponsibility •Fired from jobs •Dependent on others or institutions for basics 17
  18. 18. The Time Management Matrix Not Urgent Important II The _______________ Results: •Vision, perspective •Balance •Discipline •Control •Few crises 18
  19. 19. Goals Long - Term Organizing Roles Mission Statement 19
  20. 20. Plans Weekly Organizing Schedule GoalsRoles Delegate 20
  21. 21. The Habits of Interpersonal Effectiveness  Habit 4: Think Win-Win  Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood  Habit 6: Synergize 21
  22. 22. Think Win-Win is the habit of Interpersonal Leadership  Habit 4  Think Win-Win  Wanting other people to win as well as yourself  Belief in Third Alternative  A solution that gives everyone what they want  Unites people in helpful, supportive ways 22
  23. 23. Levels of Communication High Trust Low Low HighCooperation ___________ (Win/Win) __________ (Compromise) _________ (Win/Lose or Lose/Win) 23
  24. 24. Seek First to Understand is the habit of Communication  Habit 5  Seek First to Understand  Being genuinely interested in seeking another person’s point of view whether or not you agree  Attitude of openness  Skill of empathetic listening  Helps search for mutually beneficial alternatives 24
  25. 25. Synergy is the habit of Creative Cooperation  Habit 6  Synergize  Seeing and appreciating differences in a relationship as a source of information and creativity  Others’ points of view can increase the effectiveness of an interaction  Experience in true interdependency 25
  26. 26. 7 Dependence 1 3 2 65 4 Independence Interdependence Seven Habits Paradigm 7 ________ the ______ 26
  27. 27. Four Dimensions of Renewal __________ Exercise, Nutrition Stress Management __________ Value Clarification & Commitment & Meditation Social/Emotional Service, Empathy, Synergy, Intrinsic Security Mental Reading, Visualizing, Planning, Writing 27

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