The 7 Habits

  1. Be Proactive
  2. Begin with the end in mind
  3. Put first things first
  4. Think win-win
  5. Seek first to understand, then to be understood
  6. Synergize
  7. Sharpen the saw

Activity Matrix

Urgent Not Urgent
Important

I

  • Crises
  • Pressing Problems
  • Deadline-driven projects, meeting, preparations

II

  • Preperation
  • Prevention
  • Values clarification
  • Planning
  • Relationship building
  • True re-creation
  • Empowerment
Not Important

III

  • Interruptions, some phone calls
  • Some mail, some reports
  • Some meetings
  • Many proximate, pressing matters
  • Many popular activities

IV

  • Trivia, busywork
  • Some phone calls
  • Time wasters
  • “Escape” activites
  • Irrelevant mail
  • Excessive TV

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