3. ! The Seven Habits center on timeless and
universal principles of personal,
interpersonal, managerial, and
! Its An ongoing process of clarifying your
values and aligning yourself and your life
8. Stephen covey states that the 7 habits move us progressively
on a Maturuty Contimunum which comprises of 3 stages
Level of the
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10. Habit 1:- Be Proactive
! We must realise that we are “response- able”.
! Proactive people do not blame outside forces
! Freedom to choose your response
! Language is a good indicator- “I can”, “I will” as
compared to a reactive person who uses words like ‘I
can’t”, “I have to”, “If only”
12. • Proactive people focus their efforts on the things they can do
• Reactive people focus their efforts over which they have little or
14. Habit 2:- Begin with the End
! Habit 2 is based on imagination--the ability to envision
in your mind what you want
! the principle that all things are created twice applies-
There is a mental creation (first) , and a physical
! It's about connecting with your own uniqueness and
then defining the personal, moral, and ethical
guidelines within which you can most happily express
and fulfill yourself
! This habit states- it's all right to say no when necessary
and then focus on your highest priorities
15. Habit 3:- Put First Things First
! Habit 3 is about life management --your purpose, values, roles,
! This habit is where Habits 1 and 2 come together.
! It deals with many a question from the field of time management.
! To put first things first, you are organizing and managing time and
events according to the personal priorities you established in
! It tells us to deal with impotant things first. Important things may
not be urgent thus if we don’t know whats important we generally
give impotance to urgent things first.
19. Habit 4 :- Think Win Win
! All of us to base our self-worth on comparisons and
! sees life as a cooperative arena
! A win win attitude requires you to be both nice and
! It’s a balancing act between courage and consideration,
empathy and confidence being sensitive and brave
! Amazon having a win win attitude. Affiliate marketing
bring them on top of the dot com bust and making it a
global phenomenon today.
21. Habit 5:- seek 1st to understand
then be understood
! This habit talks about communication and how we all are missing
a very vital aspect of communication which is listening.
! We all listen autobiographically- we only imbibe things relevant to
us and space out the rest
! Thus we tend to respond in one of four ways:
! Evaluating:-You judge and then either agree or disagree.
! Probing:-you ask questions from your own frame of reference.
! Advising: You give counsel, advice, and solutions to problems.
! Interpreting: You analyze others' motives and behaviors based on
your own experiences.
23. ! The Steps to Better Listening
! Listen with your eyes, heart, and ears. – listening with
your ears isn’t good enough, because only 7 percent of
communication comes from the words we use. The rest
comes from body language (53%) and the tone and
feeling reflected in our voice (40%). To hear what other
people are really saying, you need to listen to what they
are not saying.
! Stand in their shoes.
! Practice mirroring. – Reflect. Repeat back to the
person what they just said. Put it in your own words.
This lets the person know you understand what they
are saying without judging or giving advice.
25. Habit 6 :- Synergize
! synergy means "two heads are better than one."
! Synergize is the habit of creative cooperation.
! It's a process in which people bring all their personal
experience and expertise to the table.
! Synergy lets us discover jointly things we are much less likely
to discover by ourselves.
! It brings out differences that add zest to life and bring out
! Do Families have synergy?
26. Habit 7:- Sharpen the saw
! Having a balanced program for self-renewal in the four
areas of your life: physical, social/emotional, mental,
! Feeling good doesn't just happen. It means taking the
necessary time to renew yourself.