If you apply even one of the 7 Habits today, you can see immediate results; but it’s a lifetime adventure – a life promise
Stephen R. Covey
Take the initiative to focus on things they can influence, instead of focusing on things they cannot.
Be responsible and accountable.
Identify things that can be controlled and influenced.
Have a positive influence on results, their environment, and others.
Begin With the End in Mind®
Define clear measures of success and a plan to achieve them.
Define vision and values.
Create a mission statement.
Set measurable team and personal goals.
Start projects successfully.
Align goals to priorities.
Focus on desired outcomes.
Put First Things First®
Prioritize and achieve the most important goals, instead of constantly reacting to urgencies.
Balance key priorities.
Eliminate low priorities and time-wasters.
Use planning tools effectively.
Use effective time-management skills.
Collaborate more effectively by building relationships of mutual benefit.
Build high-trust relationships.
Build effective teams.
Identify wins for all parties and create effective collaboration.
Build productive business relationships.
Strategize to the long-term.
Seek First To understand, then to be Understood®
Influence others by developing a deep understanding of their needs and perspectives.
Apply effective listening skills.
Deeply and accurately understand others.
Apply effective interpersonal communication skills.
Overcome communication pitfalls.
Communicate viewpoints effectively.
Give and receive input and feedback productively.
Apply effective communication skills to the digital world.
Develop innovative solutions that leverage diversity and satisfy all key stakeholders.
Leverage and build on diverse strengths.
Apply effective problem solving.
Apply collaborative decision making.
Collaborate creatively to identify innovative and effective solutions.
Embrace and leverage innovation.
Sharpen the Saw®
Build motivation, energy and work/life balance by making time for renewal activities.
Achieve life balance.
Integrate continuous improvement and learning into their lives.
Build capacity to practice the 7 Habits.