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Genn001 - The Seven Habbits

  1. 1. Humanities Dr. Mohammad Tawfik Aerospace EngineeringDepartment, Cairo University
  2. 2. The 7-Habbits of theHighly Effective People Stephen Covey
  3. 3. The Seven Habit• Be Proactive• Begin with the end in mind• Put first things first• Think win-win• Seek first to understand then to be understood• Synergize• Sharpen the saw• Humanities
  4. 4. Basic Needs of Life• Live• Love• Learn• Leave a legacy Humanities
  5. 5. 1- Be Proactive
  6. 6. Be Proactive• Your life is a product of your values not your feelings• Your life is a product of your decisions not your conditions• You and I have the capacity to chose our response• Humanities
  7. 7. Be Proactive You feel better when the weather is great  do better when you feel better  you carry your good weather within you• Take initiative• Be response-able• Humanities
  8. 8. Freedom! Victor Frankel, psychologist• The last human freedom “the power to chose my response to any condition”• Between the stimulus and the response lies your freedom to chose the response• We have control over our freedom not our liberty!• Humanities
  9. 9. Circle of Influence• Do not let the things you can do nothing about interfere with the things you can do a great deal about•• Focus on your circle of influence not your circle of concerns• Humanities
  10. 10. I have to revenge!• It is not the snake that hurts you, its chasing it that drives the poison to your heart• It is not what people do to us that hurts us, it’s our chosen response that hurts us• Reactive people think about how to get back on people who tried to hurt them• “Nothing can make you feel inferior without your consent” Eleanor Roosevelt Humanities
  11. 11. I am Response-able!• Language of the proactive person: I chose to, I prefer to, yes, no, I will …• Language of the reactive person: I have to, I must, If only, I can’t, I haven’t time•• You are the programmer Humanities
  12. 12. 2- Begin with the end in mind
  13. 13. Begin with the end in mind• 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 it that I am about?• Humanities
  14. 14. Develop a mission statement• Let it become your eye glasses  you see everything through it• Let it be timeless• It works Regardless of the situation• It Deals with both ends and means Humanities
  15. 15. The 10 Natural Laws ofSuccessful Life and Time Management Hyrum Smith
  16. 16. . Managing Your Time• Law 1: You control your life by controlling your time.• Law 2: Your governing values are the foundation of personal fulfilment.• Law 3: When your daily activities reflect your governing values, you experience inner peace.• Law 4: To reach any significant goal, you must leave your comfort zone.• Law 5: Daily planning leverages time through increased focus. Humanities
  17. 17. Managing Your Life• Law 6: Your behaviour is a reflection of what you truly believe.• Law 7: You satisfy needs when your beliefs are in line with reality.• Law 8: Negative behaviours are overcome by changing incorrect beliefs.• Law 9: Your self-esteem must ultimately come from within.• Law 10: Give more and you’ll have more. Humanities
  18. 18. 3- Put first things first
  19. 19. Put first things first• Focus on relationships rather than schedules• Focus on leadership not management• Focus on your roles in life• Humanities
  20. 20. The six-step process• Connect to your mission • review roles • Identify goals • Organize weekly • Exercise integrity • Evaluate Humanities
  21. 21. 4- Think Win-Win
  22. 22. Think Win-Win• It is based on the principle of Abundance• It is based on the principle of mutual benefit and respect••• Win-Lose poisons the mind: If you have a piece I get less! Humanities
  23. 23. Think Win-Win• Nurture competency higher than yours without feeling threatened• Share knowledge, recognition, gain, profit• More creativity, resourcefulness, integrity, wisdom, intelligence• Builds a quality of a relationship• Humanities
  24. 24. Think Win-Win• No deal is always an option! Agree to disagree agreeably.• Being nice or soft is not a win-win, that is lose-win!• Humanities
  25. 25. A Good Agreement To set up an agreement you have to:• get a clear picture of what the desired outcome will be• teach the guidelines including the no-no’s (do not tell them about the methods)• identify the resources• identify how accountability is to be done• identify the consequences (good or bad). Humanities
  26. 26. 5- Seek first to understand then to be understood
  27. 27. Listen!• The whole key is in the sequence• Do not listen with intend to reply, rather, with the intend to understand• You need to be influenced to be able to influence• You need to diagnose before prescribing the medicine Humanities
  28. 28. Understand!• It requires patience and openness• It requires a lot of time, but it saves a lot of time on the long run• Understanding does not mean that you agree … it means that you accept the other• Relationships are more important than efficiency Humanities
  29. 29. 6- Synergize
  30. 30. 1+1=?• 1+1=2  Transaction Everyday life• 1+1=1.5  Compromise Realistic in low trust environment• 1+1 >= 3  Synergy Trust, care, and understanding Humanities
  31. 31. Differences• Do not respect differences!• Do not accept differences!• Do not tolerate differences!•• CELEBRATE differences!• Humanities
  32. 32. Be Objective!• The key to objectivity is to realize that we are subjective!• You see the world as you are, not as it is• You look through the eyeglasses of your experience! Humanities
  33. 33. The Fruit• Think win-win is the root • Seek first to understand is the rout • Synergize is the fruit• Humanities
  34. 34. 7- Sharpen the Saw
  35. 35. Sharpen the Saw• “I am busy sawing, stupid!”•• The habit of renewal•• Keep the balance between productivity and productive capability• Humanities
  36. 36. Our four dimensions Body• Exercise, nutrition Mind• Reading, less television, writing, keep a journal Spirit• renew your value system, work on your mission statement, get out of home, pray, Relationships• Rebuild broken relationships, strengthen existing ones Humanities