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7 Habits




"The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it."


General H. Norman Schwarzkopf



Habits up through Habit 3

PARADIGM PIONEERS: What to look for in the video:

1. Who are the paradigm pioneers?

2. What do paradigm pioneers do? Who do you know, personally, who fits this category?

3. What makes paradigm pioneers see the world differently and use that to their advantage?

4. What can an individual do to become a paradigm pioneer?

REFLECTION REPORT (after The Set-up)

For each of the following, explain completely.

1. Explain habit. Give one example.

2. Define paradigm. Give an example of a paradigm YOU have about some topic.

3. Explain how a principle-centered person operates. Include two examples of principles that were pointed out in the reading.

4. Explain 2 of the 7 Effective vs. Defective items as identified in the reading.

5. Why would Sean Covey call the end of the chapter reading suggestions “Baby Steps”?

BABY STEPS: 1,3,5,7,8

REFLECTION REPORT (after The Personal Bank Account)

For each, explain why/how doing IT would affect how you feel about yourself?

Keep promises to yourself:

Do small acts of kindness:

Be gentle with yourself:

Be honest:

Renew yourself:

Tap into your talents:

BABY STEPS: 1 each

REFLECTION REPORT (after Habit One)

Ponder and respond to the following:

What was the last occasion where you responded proactively?

What was the last occasion where you responded reactively?

What was the last occasion where you vocalized or just thought “POOR ME”?

What is/are the thing(s) out of your control which are most frustrating for you?

When was the last time you used the word “CAN’T”?

What does “just push pause” mean to you? How can you use this?

BABY STEPS: 2,4,8,10

REFLECTION REPORT (after Habit Two)

Ponder and respond to the following:

1. What is a mission statement?

2. Explain each of the three noted roadblocks to developing the personal mission statement?

Negative Labels:

“It’s All Over” Syndrome:

Wrong Wall

3. Regarding Goal Setting...Explain the 5 keys to goal setting:

a. Count the Cost:

b. Put It in Pen:

c. Just Do It:

d. Use Momentous Moments:

e. Rope Up:

4. What does “Carpe Diem” mean?

BABY STEPS: 1,5,7,8

REFLECTION REPORT (after Habit Three)

Ponder and respond to the following:

1. Explain what occurs during Quadrant 1: The Procrastinator. (important/urgent)

What happens when you spend most of your time here?

2. Explain what occurs during Quadrant 2: The Prioritizer. (important/not urgent)

What happens when you spend most of your time here?

3. Explain what occurs during Quadrant 3: The Yes-Man. (not important/urgent)

What happens when you spend most of your time here?

4. Explain what occurs during Quadrant 4: The Slacker. (not important/not urgent)

What happens when you spend most of your time here?

BABY STEPS: 1,2,6,7,8

Habits 4 through 6

REFLECTION REPORT (after The Relationship Bank Account)

For each, explain why/how doing IT would affect the effectiveness of your relationships?

Keep promises:

Do small acts of kindness:

Be loyal:

Listen:

Say you’re sorry:

Set clear expectations:

BABY STEPS: 4,6,10

 

REFLECTION REPORT (after Habit Four)

Ponder and respond to the following:

1. Explain: Win-Lose---The Totem Pole.

2. Explain: Lose-Win---The Doormat.

3. Explain: Lose-Lose---The Downward Spiral.

4. Explain: Win-Win---The All-You-Can-Eat Buffet

5. List the two Tumor Twins (hint--they each begin with the letter “c”) and explain why their habit is detrimental to a Win-Win plan.

BABY STEPS: 1,2,6,8


REFLECTION REPORT (after Habit Five)

Ponder and respond to the following:

1. Explain the following five Poor Listening Styles:

Spacing Out

Pretend Listening

Selective Listening

Word Listening

Self-centered Listening

2. Explain the following Genuine Listening skills:

Listen with eyes, heart and ears

Stand in their shoes

Practice Mirroring

BABY STEPS: 4,5,8


REFLECTION REPORT (after Habit Six)

Ponder and respond to the following:

1. Explain the story of the geese as it relates to “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” Helen Keller

2. Of the three choices to approaching diversity, which best explains YOU at this point in your life. Shun...Tolerate...Celebrate

3. After taking the example regarding different traits/styles/characteristics, you became a grape, an orange, a banana, or a melon. Briefly explain 2 of the 4 using the following:

___________learns best when:

___________may have trouble when:

___________learns best when:

___________may have trouble when:

4. Whether or not you are at the celebrating diversity stage, three roadblocks were identified. Ignorance, Cliques and Prejudice. On the back side of this report, explain how each of those three would disallow celebration to occur.

Furthermore:

The five-step process to help get you to synergy includes:

1. Define the problem or opportunity.

2. Their way.

3. My way.

4. Brainstorm.

5. High way.

DO: Think of a situation.

Apply the above 5 steps to this situation..........enabling synergy.

BABY STEPS: 2,5,7

Habit 7

REFLECTION REPORT (after Habit Seven)

Ponder and respond to the following:

1. Relating to “sharpening the saw”...explain the statement:

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining. J.F. Kennedy

2. Relating to Sharpening the Saw, explain for each below how caring for ... does just that.

Caring for your Body:

Caring for your Brain:

Caring for your Heart:

Caring for your Soul:

BABY STEPS: 1,2,5,8,9,10,11

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Lucas Gourley,
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Lucas Gourley,
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Lucas Gourley,
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Lucas Gourley,
Aug 16, 2011, 7:58 PM
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Lucas Gourley,
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