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7. Sharpen the Saw


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7. Sharpen the Saw

  1. 1. 7 HABITS FOR STAFF 7. SHARPEN THE SAW ~ PUBLIC VICTORY ~ THE HABIT OF RENEWAL ‘TO MAINTAIN AND INCREASE EFFECTIVENESS, WE MUST RENEW OURSELVES IN BODY, MIND AND SOUL.’ EFFECTIVE PARADIGM: I nurture the goose that lays the golden eggs. INEFFECTIVE PARADIGM: I focus only on getting the golden eggs. PLAN Spend 20 – 30 minutes planning your week – use your diary & benchmark results. 1. Review mission & roles 2. Choose big rocks 3. Plan the week 4. Plan the day 5. Review Habit 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 LIVE THE HABIT 1.Congratulations! You’ve made it to the last week of the contract! You deserve to do something to renew yourself and Sharpen the Saw. Perhaps you could: • Sign up for a class • Read a book • Do some exercise • Plan an outing • Let go of a grudge • Get in touch with someone • Join in our Spirituality Day and special lunch! TEACH TO LEARN Teach the habit to your learning buddy. 1. Show the video segment Survival/Revival. 2. Use the Cathy Freeman story on p32 of the contract book. 3. Teach the concept of sharpening the saw. Refer to guidebook pages 140-145. On completion – complete your scoreboard on p52 of the contract book. ‘A long, healthy, and happy life is the result of making contributions, of having meaningful projects that are personally exciting and contribute to and bless the lives of others.’ Hans Selye ‘To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.’ Ecclesiastes 3:1