7 Habits Of Highly Effective People Session 3


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7 Habits Of Highly Effective People Session 3

  1. 1. Seven Habits of Highly Effective People A Book Review of “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” By Stephen R. Covey Facilitated by Steve Nolan Contact : [email_address] Follow on Twitter: @SPNolan
  2. 2. Schedule <ul><ul><li>Session 3: November 12- “Put First Things First” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Session 4: November 19 – “Think Win-Win” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Session 5: December 3 – “Seek first to Understand, Then to be Understood” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Session 6: December 10 – “Synergize” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Session 7: December 17 - “Sharpen the Saw” </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Review of Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind <ul><li>Personal Mission Statement: </li></ul><ul><li>Identify Roles and Goals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are all of the roles that you play every day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the goals that you have for each of these roles? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Did you discover roles that you didn’t previously think about? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How did your priorities line up in reality with what you wrote? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Seven Habits Paradigm Interdependence Independence Dependence 1. Be Proactive Private Victory 4. Think Win/Win 2. Begin with The End in Mind 6. Synergize 5. Seek first to Understand Then to be understood 3. Put First Things First Public Victory 7. Sharpen the Saw
  5. 5. Habit 3: Put First Things First <ul><li>“ Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least” –Goethe </li></ul><ul><li>Question 1: What one thing could you do (you aren’t doing now) that if you did on a regular basis, would make a tremendous difference in your personal life? </li></ul><ul><li>Question 2: What one thing in your business or professional life would bring similar results? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Habit 3: Put First Things First <ul><li>Organize around Priorities: The Time Management Matrix </li></ul>Not Important Important <ul><li>IV </li></ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Trivia, busy work </li></ul><ul><li>Some mail, some phone calls, time wasters </li></ul><ul><li>III </li></ul><ul><li>Activities: </li></ul><ul><li>Interruptions, some calls </li></ul><ul><li>Some mail, some reports </li></ul><ul><li>Some meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Proximate, pressing matters </li></ul><ul><li>II </li></ul><ul><li>Activities: </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention, PC activities </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship building </li></ul><ul><li>Recognizing new opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>recreation </li></ul><ul><li>I </li></ul><ul><li>Activities: </li></ul><ul><li>Crises </li></ul><ul><li>Pressing Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline Driven Problems </li></ul>Not Urgent Urgent
  7. 7. Application Suggestions <ul><li>Identify a Quadrant II activity you know has been neglected in your life – one that, if done well, would have a significant impact in your life. Write it down and commit to implement it. </li></ul><ul><li>Draw a time management matrix and try to estimate the percentage of your time you spend in each quadrant. Then log your time for several days in 15 minute intervals. How accurate was your estimate? Are there any changes that you need to make to how you spend your time? </li></ul><ul><li>Organize your next week. Start by writing down your roles and goals for the week, then transfer the goals to a specific action plan. At the end of the week, evaluate how well your plan translated your deep values and purposes to your daily life. </li></ul><ul><li>Commit yourself to start organizing on a weekly basis and set up a regular time to do it. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Wrap Up <ul><li>How can future sessions be improved? </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation for Next Week: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Put this week's learning into practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read Next Chapter - “Think Win - Win” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact Steve with any questions or comments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Invite others that you feel could contribute or learn with us </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Feedback Survey: Survey Monkey Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Slide Location: www.SlideShare.net/spnolan </li></ul>