Presentation on theme: "The 7 habits of highly effective teens"— Presentation transcript:
1 The 7 habits of highly effective teens Sean Covey
2 The 7 Habits Crash Course On the next slide is a chart with numbers from 1 to Your challenge is to find each number on the chart, starting at 1, then 2, then 3 and so on, all the way to 54. Take 90 seconds and see how many numbers you can find. There are no missing numbers or tricks.Are you ready?
6 A FrameworkA paradigm is your perception, point of view, or the way you see the world.A paradigm shift is when your point of view is changed by new beliefs, knowledge or information.A principle is a natural law that is timeless, universal and self-evident.GravityHonesty, hard work, respect, service, focus, patience etc.
7 The 7 Habits Each of the 7 Habits is based on timeless principles Be proactiveBegin with the end in mindPut first things firstThink win-winSeek first to understand, then to be understoodSynergizeSharpen the saw
8 Habit 1: Be proactive Take responsibility for your life You can choose Reactive people allow other things & people to control themProactive people choose to remain in their own experience separate from circumstances or other people
9 Habit 2: Begin with the end in mind If we aren’t clear about our end in mind, we’ll wander, waste time, and get lost.Write a personal mission statement, or set of goals.
10 Habit 3: Put first things first Important: Your most important things; stuff that really mattersUrgent: Things that are in your face and demand your immediate attention
12 Habit 4: Think win-winAn attitude toward life that believes everyone can winWin-Lose: Stepping on other peopleLose-Win: Being the doormatLife is not a competition
13 Habit 5:Seek first to understand, then to be understood The most important communication skill you can ever learn is how to listen.Listening is actively trying to understand another human beingHealthy relationships are built on a foundation of good listening and withholding judgment.
14 Habit 6: SynergizeSynergy: when two or more people work together to create something better than either could do alone.Each individual brings different strengths to the team and together they are stronger than any one person alone.No one is better or worse than anyone else, just different.
15 Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw Take time to renew yourself We are made up of heart, body, mind, and soul. Each part needs time and attention.
16 Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw Body: The Physical Dimension ExerciseEat healthySleep wellRelax
17 Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw Mind: The Mental Dimension ReadEducateWriteLearn new skills
18 Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw Heart: The Emotional Dimension Build relationshipsGive serviceLaugh
19 Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw Soul: The Spiritual Dimension Meditate/PrayKeep a journalTake in quality media
20 Closure On your own paper respond to the following: Which, if any, of the “7 Habits” is already a habit in your life and how have you recently expressed it?Which of the “7 Habits” seems it would be the most difficult to build and why?What is one thing you can do this week to encourage the development of that difficult habit?
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