4. 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People
• The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People provides a holistic, integrated
approach towards personal and interpersonal effectiveness. Habits are
patterns of behavior that involve three overlapping components: knowledge,
desire, and skill. Because these three components are learned rather than
inherited, our habits are our second nature, not our first. Thus, we are not
our current habits. We can make or break our habits.
5. Habit 1
• Be Proactive:
Change starts from within, an highly effective people make the decision to
improve their lives through the things that they can influence rather than by
simply reacting to external forces
6. Habit 2
Begin with the end in mind:
Develop a principle centered personal mission statement. Extend the mission
statement into long term goals based on personal principles.
7. Habit 3
Put first Thing First :
Habit 3 is the fulfillment, the actualization, the natural emergence of habits 1
and 2. Habits 1 and 2 are absolutely essential and prerequisite to habit 3. You
can’t become principle centered without first being aware of and developing of
your own proactive nature. You can’t become principle centered without first
being aware of your paradigms and understanding how to shift them and align
them with principles.
You can become principle centered by practicing effective self management.
8. Independent will
Habit 3 is the exercise of independent will towards becoming principle-
Power of independent will:
The degree to which we have developed our independent will is measured by
our principle integrity.
Integrity is the value we place on ourselves.
Effective management is putting first thing first.
9. Time management
Time management can be captured in single phrase:
“ organize and execute around priorities.”
Time management is an essential skill for personal management.
Personal management is the exercise of independent will to create a life
congurent with your values, goals and mission.
10. Four generation of time management
Generations of time managements develops to give more control of our lives.
1st: Notes and checklists
2nd: Calendars and appointments books
3rd : Prioritization, clarifying values, comparing the relative of worth of
4th : Preserving and enhancing relationships and accomplishing results.
12. Second generation
It is about “ planning and preparation ”-looking ahead, identifying
deadlines and scheduling future events accordingly.
Tool used include calendars and appointment books.
Through these tools we became more organized and prepared, such as for
meetings and appointments.
13. Third generation
It is about “ prioritizing, planning and controlling ”
It includes clarifying of values and goal setting based on those values.
It Also includes the concept of daily planning, making specific plans to
accomplish those goals and activities determined to be of greatest worth.
14. Fourth generation
Rather than focusing on things and time, fourth generation expectations
focus on preserving and enhancing relationships and accomplishing results.
It is principle-centered.
It is conscience-directed.
It defines your unique mission, including values and long term goals.
It helps you balance your life by identifying roles.
16. Q1 :Urgent and important
Should only maintain those activities and responsibilities that require your
Usually these activities called “ crisis and problems ”
When major crisis arises you will have to postpone other task.
These activities causes “ stress , anxiety and lousy performance”
17. Q2 : not urgent but important
The quadrant of excellence.
Quadrant 2 is not urgent, but can play a important role in future.
Tasks of quadrant 2 are releated to health, education, and career.
Results of spending time here are:
Control of your life
• High performance
18. Q3: urgent but not important
Tasks appear to have high urgency but not important.
For example, a ringing phone, that is important to others but not important
Results of spending too much time here:
Lack of discipline
Being a people pleaser
19. Q4: not urgent and not important
Contains all those activities that do not contribute any value at all.
too much T.V., too much sleep, too much time on phone or web.
Results of quadrant 4 activities are:
Lack of responsibility
20. In which quadrant you would spend most
of your time?
• Quadrant 2 is most important and heart of self management.
• it deals with things that are not urgent but important.
• Investing time in these areas might not be urgent at present, but in long time
it will be of greatest importance.
21. How to increase time in quadrant 2?
Shrink quadrant 1 by starting things earlier.
Say “ NO ” to quadrant 3 activities
Learn to say NO to unimportant things.
Cut down quadrant 4 activities
Just do them less often.
Delegation is the assignment of any responsibility or authority to another
person ( normally from manager to subordinate ) to carry out specific
Delegation means growth, both for individuals and for organization.
Transferring responsibility to other skilled and trained people enables you to
give your energies to other high-leverage activities.
23. Delegate to time and to people
If we delegate to time, we think “ efficiency”
Many people refuse to delegate to other people because they feel it takes too
much time and effort and they could do the job better themselves.
If we delegate to other people, we think “ effectiveness”
Effectively delegating to others is perhaps the single most powerful high-
24. Delegate to others
J.c Penney quoted:
The wisest decision he ever made was to “ let go” after realizing that he
couldn’t do it all by himself any longer. That decision enabled the
development and growth of stores and people.
Ability to delegate to others is the main difference between the role of
“manager” and “ independent producer”.
25. Role of producer
A producer does whatever is necessary to accomplish desired results, to get
the golden eggs.
A parent who washes the dishes.
An architect who draws up Blueprints
A seceratary who types correspondence is a producer.
26. Role of manager
Manager sets up and works with and through people and systems to produce
A parent who delegates washing dishes to the child.
An architect who heads a team of other architect
A secretary who supervises other secretaries.
29. Gofer delegation
You hand people specific tasks as need arises and are closely involved in
supervising how they do them.
The other person doesn’t utilize much independence judgment.
Responsibilities for results lies with you.
In this approach the other person doesn’t grow because this relationship
doesn’t require the other person to use their wisdom or judgment. They are
treated like a tool.
30. Stewardship delegation
Stewardship delegation has the aim of not just getting task done, but of
building others through accomplishment of tasks.
Allows the individual to determine their own methods.
The aim is accomplishment of the tasks and the good of other person.
Notes de l'éditeur
Ability to make choices and act with accordance. Independent will make effective self management possible. By practicing effective self mgt you can become principle centered.
Time management is the process of organizing and planning how to divide your time b/w specific activities.
Techniques or methods of time management changes as time passes. Each generation moves us toward greater control of our lives
Handle time management by making notes and list which they feel as reminders. Things which are not ready by a day should be than transferred to a list of task for next day
Handle time management by using calendar and diaries where they makes notes of dates, time of meeting or deadlines. On the contrary of first generation of time management the 2nd one covers also the planning and preparation for the common everyday life duties.
3rd gen of time mgt enlarges the planning with thw setting of goals and priorities. The design of 2nd generation presents a detailed plan with exact time meetings, setting time for other activities and setting deadline as well. 3rd gen requires to define the preferences. How shall we define the personal importance of all the things around.
4th gen is self mgt principal centered: it is empowers you to see your time in the context of what is important and effective./ conscience directed:it gives you the opportunity to organize your life to the best of your ability. /def your mission: this gives direction and purpose to the way you spend each time