2Habit #1 – Be ProactiveProactive – Means to take responsibility for your actions and being the driver of your life, not the passenger. Reactive – Means act upon and be controlled by the events and behaviors of others and not your own judgment.
4Proactive PeopleKnow what they stand for and have a strong set of values. Listen to their “better selves” Realize they have choices and take responsibility for those choices. Bounce back when something bad happens in their lives. Always look at all options. Focus on things they can do something about, and don’t worry about the other things.
5Reactive People Allow other people or things to control them Allow a rude comment by a friend ruin their whole dayAllow other’s behaviors to change their mood at the “push of a button”Respond to situations without taking time to consider a rational solution that aligns with their principles.
6On the next slide you will read several statements. ProactiveReactiveOn the next slide you will read several statements.Choose 4 statements.2 that you believe would fit in the proactive category and 2 you believe would fit in the reactive category.Please write them in
7Which of the following quotes are Proactive? Reactive? I can’t get good grades as long as he’s my teacher.I’m sorry, I didn’t mean that.You know what, you’re right.Who does he think he is anyway?!Can we talk about this first?That’s unfair!My girlfriend is making my life miserable!I have to choose what’s best for me.If I had her looks, I’d be popular too.Just leave me alone, what would you know anyway.
8Which of the following quotes are Proactive? Reactive? I can’t get good grades as long as he’s my teacher. ReactiveI’m sorry, I didn’t mean that. ProactiveYou know what, you’re right. ProactiveWho does he think he is anyway?! ReactiveCan we talk about this first? ProactiveThat’s unfair! ReactiveMy girlfriend is making my life miserable! ReactiveI have to choose what’s best for me. ProactiveIf I had her looks, I’d be popular too. ReactiveJust leave me alone, what would you know anyway. Reactive
9Scenario Activity Each group will receive a scenario Discuss and fill in both a reactive and proactive way to handle the situationPaste your scenario in your 7 Habits bookletPresent your scenario and group responses