1. 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY
EFFECTIVE PEOPLE :
25TH & 26TH JUNE 2015
2. QUESTIONS :
1. How many of you do exercises daily
2. Draw a house in 30 sec
3. Elaborate on your dream house
4. What is character & personality
5. What are Challenges in your life
6. Roles that matter to you in life
7. Things you start doing so that life will be
highly effective. SOW A THOUGHT, REAP AN
SOW AN ACTION, REAP A
SOW A HABIT, REAP A
SOW A CHARACTER, REAP A
HONESTY : Saying what you do.
INTEGRITY : Doing what you say
1. Watch yourself how you behave
2. Watch yourself how you behave
when nobody is watching
3. Watch yourself with people who
have no financial / emotional
influence with youCOURAGEWhat do great companies
• Sustain superior performers
• Winning culture
• Distinctive contribution.
PARADIGM : the way we see, understand, and interpret the
world; our mental map.
Diff. Bet. Perceive & Paradigm :
Perception : which comes from outside
Paradigm : comes from inside
We SEE WHAT WE ARE CONDITIONED TO SEE. WE ARE
CONDITIONED BY OUR UPBRINGING, ENVIRONMENT &
6. HABIT 1 : BE PROACTIVE
When we can no longer change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves
PRINCIPLE : I AM FREE TO CHOOSE & AM RESPONSIBLE FOR MY CHOICES
STIMULUS RESPONSE STIMULUS RESPONSE
The four human endowments
Self-awareness Imagination Conscience Independent will
CIRCLE OF CONCERN
Your circle of
things you can
affect directly. Your
circle of concern
includes all those
things you care
of concern &
7. HABIT 2 : BEGIN WITH END IN MIND
If you don’t much care where you want to get, then it doesn’t matter which was
PRINCIPLE : MENTAL CREATION PRECEDES PHYSICAL CREATION
PERSONAL MISSION STATEMENT : YOUR
PURPOSE AND MEANINGFUL IN LIFE
Role 1 :
Role 2 :
Role 3 :
ROLES & RELATIONSHIPS
Reflect on those who have influenced you :
DRAFT YOUR PERSONAL MISSION STATEMENT
Down deep in every
human heart is a
impulse, & ambition to
do something fine &
8. HABIT 3 : PUT FIRST THINGS FIRST
Things which matter most should never be at the mercy of things which matter
PRINCIPLE : Effectiveness requires the integrity to act on your priorities
URGENT NOT URGENT
I : Quadrant of necessity
•Deadline driven, projects,
II : Quadrant of effectiveness
III : Quadrant of deception
phone calls, mail, e-mail.
•Other people’s minor issues
IV : Waste & Excess
•Irrelevant phone calls, mail,
•Excessive TV, Internet,
9. CHOOSE BIG ROCKS:
Big rocks come from :
4. Key projects
Big rocks can be :
3. Area of focus
What is the most important thing i can do in
this role this week?
ROLES & BIG ROCKS
ROLE : SHARPEN THE SAW
Social / emotional :___________________________
Role : _____________Work_____________
Role : _____________Daughter_____________
Role : _____________Spouse_____________
Role : _____________Friend_____________
Role : _____________Hobby_____________
Thee steps to
2. Choose big
3. Schedule the
Prioritize the tasks
into A, B, & C category,
& in A into A1, A2, in
your weekly calendar.
11. HABIT 4 : THINK WIN-WIN
What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?
PRINCIPLE : Effective, long term relationships require mutual respect & mutual benefit
1. Win – Win : Lets find a solution that works for both of us.
2. Win – Lose : I am going to beat you no matter what.
3. Lose – Win : I always get stepped on.
4. Lose – Lose : If i am going down, you are going down with me.
5. Win : As long as i win, i don’t care if you win or loose.
6. Win- Win Or No Deal : Lets find a solution that works for
both of us, or lets not play.
WIN - LOSE WIN - WIN
LOSE- LOSE LOSE- WIN
ability to speak
your thoughts &
: Willingness &
ability to seek &
listen to other’s
12. SEEK MUTUAL BENEFIT : CREAT A T CHART
NAME : __________________________
WHAT’S A WIN FOR YOU ? WHAT’S A WIN FOR THEM?
DRAFT A WIN- WIN AGREEMENT
13. HABIT 5 : SEEK FIRST TO UNDERSTAND,
THEN TO BE UNDERSTOOD
Listen or your tongue will make you deaf
PRINCIPLE : To communicate effective, we must first understand each other.
reflecting what a
person feels &
says in your own
words. It is not
listening to advise,
refute, solve, agree
14. HABIT 6 : SYNERGISE
The enemy of the best is the good.
PRINCIPLE : The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
Differences create synergy not conflict. As more synergy,
more ideas, more growth.
Leverage differences for better results.
15. SYNERGISING IS : SYNERGISING IS NOT :
Result oriented, positive energy A brainstorming free-for-all that leads
Examining, exploring, & seeking
different perspectives openly enough to
alter or complete your paradigm
Accepting other’s ideas as full truth.
Win-win cooperation Win-lose competition.
Having a mutual agreed-upon end in
Groupthink (giving in to peer pressure)
Worth the effort & highly effective. Always easy
A disciplined process. Just a negotiation technique
BLOCKS TO SYNERGY
Experience Lack of
Anxiety Jealousy Fear Fixation
16. HABIT 7 : SHARPEN THE SAW
A long healthy & happy life is the result of making contributions of having
meaningful projects that are personally exciting & contribute to & bless the
lives of others
PRINCIPLE : To maintain & increase effectiveness, we must renew ourselves in body,
heart, mind & soul.
Sharpen the Saw is a daily process of renewing
for four dimensions of
our nature : Physical, Mental, Spiritual and Social
These four dimensions sustain and increase our
capacities and help us
discipline our mind, body and spirit. This daily
private victory is a
victory over self. Not only does the daily Private
victory stimulate growth,
but it also helps us to achieve the Public Victory.
As we achieve these
victories through renewal, we cultivate and
nurture the other six habits.
17. Questions you need to ask yourself
• Physical Dimension : Assume you’ve had a
heart attack in the last month. How would you
approach exercise & nutrition?
• Social / Emotional Dimension : Assume that
everything you say about people will be heard
by them. How might you choose your words
• Mental Dimension : Assume your knowledge
& skills will be obsolete in two years. What new
learning avenues would you explore?
• Spiritual Dimension : Assume you have a year
to live. What legacy would you want to leave ?