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7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens Mamoon Al-Azami
The Contents What is the Concept of Habit in human development? Why Good Habit is vital for achievement? What are the Key Factors to build good habits? What are the 7 Habits to be Effective? How to Develop the these habits in Life?
What is the Concept of Habit in Human Development? Doing things without being aware of it. Activities that are intuitive / natural Actions are GOOD or BAD and can move to good if there is IMAN & WILL If Will controls Habits, success can be achieved easily If Habit controls Will, failure can result easily, if habits are bad
Why Good Habit is Vital for Achievement? Good Habits are Constructive Bad Habits are Destructive Character is a Combination of Habits Bad Habits Make Bad Character Good Habits Make Good Character A Good Muslim has Good Habits leading to Good Character & Paradise
What are the Key Factors to Build Good Habits? Thoughts lead to Words Words lead to Actions Actions lead to Habits Habits lead to Character Character leads to Destiny
Destiny 1. Thought 2. Words 3. Actions 4. Habits 5. Character
What are the 7 habits to be Effective Teens? Be Proactive ( Take Responsibility for Your Life) Begin with the End in Mind (Define Your Mission and Goals in Life) Put First Things First (Prioritize and do the Most Important Things First) Think Win-Win (Have an Attitude that Everyone can Win) Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood (Listen to People Sincerely, then Speak) Synergize (Plan/Work Together to Achieve More) Sharpen the Saw (Renew Yourself Regularly)
Be Proactive (Take Responsibility for and Lead Your Life) Dont wait for someone to do good deeds Do decide about what is right and do it Dont blame someone for bad in yourself Do take responsibility to correct your life Dont react to something without thinking Do reflect upon it and respond positively Lead your Life fully and take Initiative
Begin with the End in Mind (Define Your Mission and Goals in Life) Think through what Life Goals you want Take Both Worlds in your Thinking process Plan the Major Steps to achieve the Goals Align Goals and Steps to your abilities Calculate Annual/Monthly Realistic Targets Make Firm Decision to implement your plan Seek support of Allah for successful end
Put First Things First (Prioritise the Most Important Things First) Identify most important matters in your life Plan for dunya and akhirah, not just dunya Understand what is Important vs. Urgent Analyse what gives long term benefit to you Dreams that you wish to achieve in life Think of your feeling after a good result Imagine your future with Rocking Chair test Reflect on akhirah if Allah gave paradise
Think Win-Win (Have an Attitude that Everyone can Win) Do you have to win by defeating others? What if you can share win-win with others? How do you feel if both sides can win? What are the results of defeating others? What factors are keys in positive mindset? What kind of society created by win-win? How to develop a win-win attitude in life?
Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood (Listen to People Sincerely)
How to Develop These Habits in Life? Develop Strong Aqidah-Akhlaq-Aqal (AAA) Use Head to understand, Heart to own and Hand to take Action (HHH) Make Decision to change, Act to implement decision and make Dua to Succeed (DAD) Set Targets, make detailed Plan to build good habits and remove bad ones Pursue progress Relentlessly relying on Allah build good habits / character
7 Habits of Highly Defective Teens React (Blame everyone except yourself) Begin with No End in Mind (Have to plan or goal in life) Put First Things Last (Neglect most important things in life) Think Win-Lose (See a vicious contest to win and others lose) Seek First to Talk, Then Pretend to Listen (Talk a lot, Listen little, dont understand others) Dont Cooperate (Go it alone, no teamwork or partnership) Wear Yourself Out (No time to relax, renew or improve)
Personal Exercise Write down 10 good habits you have and produce a plan to make them better Note down 5 bad habits you have and make a plan to remove them from life Identify 3 dreams that you have and make your plan to achieve it with dua