Dorothy Chan September 2006
My Role Share the book titled “The 7-Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen R. Covey
Your Role A – Attend S – Study T – Teach A – Apply R – Review
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1st September, 1923 Tokyo
2nd September Great Earth-quake
All buildings collapsed, except the Imperial Hotel.
What kind of person am I?
Character & Personality
Good Character Values and principles Honesty, integrity and hard-working Skills Life/learning Habits Communication Problem-solving ICT
Strive for virtue Quest for truth
1. List 3 good habits of yours. 2. List 3 not so good habits of yours.
You are not your habits You can make and break your habits. You need not be a victim of conditioning. In HKUGAC, we stress on
“Respect and Trust”
Inside-out CHARACTER BUILDING
Principles and Values - Integrity (honesty) - Humility - Trustworthiness - Hard work - Simplicity, courage, patience and justice
The Law of Harvest
Sow a thought, reap an action. Sow an action, reap a habit. Sow a habit, reap a character. Sow a character, reap a destiny.
Habits express our character.
3. Put First Thing First Personal 2. Begin 1. Be Victory with End Proactive In Mind
Personal Victory self-mastery and self-discipline
1. Be Proactive 2. Begin with the End in Mind 3. Put First Thing First
Build deep, lasting, highly effective relationship with other people.
5. Seek to Understand then to be Public Understood Victory 6.Synergy
4. Think Win Win
Put First Things First Personal Victory Begin with End In Mind
Public Victory – highly effective relationships with others
4. Think Win-Win 5. Seek First to Understand, then to be Understood 6. Synergy
5. Seek to Understand 6. Synergy then to be Public Understood Victory 4.Think Win Win
3. Put First Thing First 1.Be Proactive Personal 2. Begin Victory with End In Mind
7. Sharpen the Saw – all round self-development
Sharpen the Saw
All round Self-Development
♦ Physically ♦ Spiritually ♦ Mentally ♦ Intellectually ♦ Socially
Be Proactive Begin with End in Mind
Class Level ‧Class Rules ‧Annual Evaluation ‧Personal Promises ‧Personal Reflection
Personal Level (teachers, students)
First Things First --- Quadrant II
Urgent ‧Crisis ‧Pressing problems Important ‧Deadline-driven projects ‧Preparation for meeting ‧Calls Not ‧Mails Important ‧Meetings ‧Many pressing matters ‧Social activities ‧Interruptions
Not Urgent ‧Other preparation work ‧Prevention ‧Value building ‧Planning ‧Recreation ‧Strengthening abilities ‧Trivia ‧Busy work ‧Certain phone calls ‧Time wasters ‧Activities for taking refuge ‧Too much television
Emotional Bank Account
Deposits ‧Seek first to understand ‧Keep promises Withdrawals ‧Seek first to be understood ‧Break promises
‧Kindnesses, courtesies ‧Unkindnesses, discourtesies ‧Clarify expectations ‧Loyalty to the absent ‧Offer apologies ‧Be open to feedback ‧Violate expectations ‧Disloyalty, duplicity ‧Pride, conceit, arrogance ‧Reject feedback
7 Habits at HKUGAC ___________________________ Name (Class) ___________________________ Date
Summary of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey Habit 1: Be Proactive Habit 2: Begin with the end in mind Habit 3: Put First Things First Habit 4: Think Win-win Habit 5: Seek first to understand, then to be understood Habit 6: Synergize Habit 7: Sharpen the...