Stephen Covey 7 Habits

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Q1:Write a report to explain the 7 habits by Stephen Covey?
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Capture Managers
* Habit -1 - Be Proactive in Taking Responsibility for the Capture  “If the problem is perceived as out there, then that thought is the problem.” - Stephen Covey

* Be Proactive in Taking Responsibility for the Capture
* Initiate Actions to Mobilize Resources in Response to Perceived Needs for the Capture * Develop Ideas and Plans and Implement Them
* Seek Creative Solutions
* Be a Problem-Solver and Problem Mitigator
* Maintain a Positive, Can-Do Attitude
* Exercise the Power of Personal Choice to Respond to Events and Circumstances * Be “Response-Able”

* Habit 2 - Begin with Multiple Ends in Mind
 “Effectiveness is doing the right thing. Efficiency is doing the thing right.”- StephenCovey * Begin with Multiple Ends in Mind
* Think from Multiple Perspectives on the Ends
* The Company / Division/ Group/ Business Unit
* The Team
* The Customer’s Department/ Division/…
* The User
* “What is Each Stakeholder Trying to Accomplish ?”
* Think about Making a Personal Difference, not Doing a Job * As a Leader -Think about Strategic Alignment – “What are the Right Things to Do ?” * Create a Vision of What Could Be or Should Be

* As a Manager -Think About “How” to Accomplish the Right Things

* Habit 3 - Identify the Important Things and Do Them While Handling Urgent Matters “At the heart of personal management is the ability to deal with things that are not urgent, but are important.” - Stephen Covey

* Identify the Important Things and Do Them While Handling Urgent Matters * Learn to Identify the Important from the Urgent
* Begin Important Things Early so They don’t Become Impossible to * Invest Time in Developing Important Relationships
* Balance Production with Development of “Production Capability” * Invest Time in Planning and Prevention
* Maintain Focus and Discipline for more Control

* Habit 4 - Think About How All Parties Can Win
“Win / Win is not a technique; it’s a total philosophy of human interaction.” - Stephen Covey

* Think About How All Parties Can Win
* Think about and Develop Agreements and Solutions that are Mutually Beneficial * Apply This to All Stakeholders
* The Company / Division/ Group/ Business Unit
* The Team
* The Customer’s Department/ Division/…
* The User
* Build on the Foundation of Character, Integrity, and Mutual Trust * Change Lose/ Win and Win/ Lose Thinking by Identifying Ways Each Party Can Benefit

* Habit 5 - Listen to Understand, Then Seek to be Heard and Understood “This involves a very deep paradigm shift…Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” - Stephen Covey

* Listen to Understand, Then Seek to be Heard and Understood * Seek to Understand the Needs, Requirements, Concerns, Problems, and Situations of the Customer and Other Stakeholders * Invest Time Getting to Know the Customer so that the Customer Understands that the Company Cares and Understands * Slow Down to Build Customer Relationships

* Develop Creative Ways to Get the Company’s Message, Capabilities, and Solution Heard

* Habit 6 - Seek and Nurture Creative Cooperation
“Synergy catalyzes, unifies, and unleashes the greatest powers within people. It means the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.” - Stephen Covey

* Seek and Nurture Creative Cooperation
* Seek High Levels of Trust and Cooperation
* Analyze How the Team Adds Value to the Customer Organization and Mission * Identify how 1 + 1 is more than 2 for All Parties Involved

* Habit 7 - Seek Renewal, Growth, and Continuous Improvement...
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