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Habit 1: Be Proactive

Habit 1: Be Proactive

“Be Proactive” is about taking responsibility for your reaction to your experiences, and to taking the initiative to respond positively to improve the situation.


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Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind

Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind

“Begin with the End in Mind” is about envisioning what you want in the future so you can work and plan towards it.


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Habit 3: Put First Things First

Habit 3: Put First Things First

“Put First Things First”, talks about the difference between leadership and management. Ths habit distinguishes between what is important and what is urgent. Priority should be given in the following order:


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Habit 4: Think Win/Win

Habit 4: Think Win/Win

"Think Win/Win” is about a “win” for all is ultimately a better long-term resolution than if only one person in the situation had gotten their way.


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Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

“Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood” is about using empathetic listening to genuinely understand a person. This, in turn, compels them to reciprocate and take an open mind to be influenced by you.


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Habit 6: Synergize

Habit 6: Synergize

“Synergize!” is about combining the strengths of people through positive teamwork, to achieve goals that no one could have done alone.


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Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

“Sharpen the Saw” is about continuous improvement in the personal and interpersonal spheres of influence.


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