12 January, 2009

7 Habits of Highly Effective People Stephen R Covey

Habit 1 - Be protective: use your resourcefulness and initiative to break the barriers to results.

Habit 2 - Begin With the End in Mind: Make the great contribution you are capable of making.

Habit 3 - Put First Things First: Focus on a few "wildy important goals" and track your progress.

Habit 4 - Think Win-Win: Make Win-Win Performance Agreements to motivate superb performance.

Habit 5 - Seek First To Understand, Then To Be Understood: Practice Empathic Listening and give honest, accurate feedback.

Habit 6 - Synergize: Always seek the Third Alternative - the truly creative solution or decision.

Habit 7 - Sharpen the Saw: Unleash the potential of your team members by tapping the "whole person."