7 Habits of Highly Effective People

7 Habits of Highly Effective People



  • To identify challenges faced by employees
  • To get the employees to find suitable solutions to their challenges
  • To encourage teamwork among employees
  • To move from a culture of reactive responses to a proactive one
  • To generate positivity among employees
  • To encourage a bottom-up approach in the organisation
  • To get employees to take on responsibility and accountability
  • To assist employees in identifying acceptable values and subscribing to such values
  • To build trust among employees
  • To encourage proper communication
  • To get employees to accept the need to innovate and be involved in research and development (where appropriate)
  • To equip employees with a range of new ideas and understanding


  • To utilise the internationally acclaimed methodology of Steven Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People in addressing the challenges of the employees and their departments
  • Learner-centred, organic structure that allows employees to share their views and experiences to create relevant learning outcomes
  • To use interactive and experiential activities to promote high engagement and a motivational learning environment


  • To be able to openly discuss matters of concern in the departments and organisation and to find solutions
  • To take ownership of the self-identified solutions
  • To discover hidden decision-making possibilities
  • To be able to develop trust among members
  • To be able to work as a team for the greater benefit of the departments and organisation
  • To be able to look at the bigger picture


Item Description Time
Understanding personal paradigms To be able to appreciate that there are different paradigm’s at play and learn to shift one’s paradigm. 15 min
The three stages of growth The importance of the 3 stages of growth, namely Dependent, Independent and Interdependent. Show how the first three Habits focus on independence and the next three Habits on interdependence 15 min
Habit 1: Be Proactive Understanding the concept of circle of influence and circle of concern and that change begins from within. Appreciating the difference between being reactive and proactive. 30 min
Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind Developing a principle-centred personal mission statement and extending it into long-term goals based on those principles. 1 hr.
Habit 3: Put First Things First Managing time through the correct use of the four quadrants. Identifying one’s key roles in life and making time for them. 30 min
Habit 4: Think Win/Win Analysing the six forms of interaction and applying the win / win or “no deal” alternative. Avoiding rewarding win / lose behaviour. 30 min
Habit 5: First Seek to Understand …Then Seek to be Understood The importance of listening to understand instead of listening to reply. To be able to put oneself in the perspective of the other person, listening emphatically for both feeling and meaning. 30 min
Habit 6: Synergize Learning to work as a team. To find ways to leverage individual differences through mutual trust and understanding and to create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. 30 min
Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw Taking time out to build production capacity through personal renewal of the physical, social, physical and mental and maintaining a balance among these 30 min
Team Effectiveness Activities Two interactive teambuilding activities with a teambuilding facilitator. 1.5 hrs.

DURATION: One day.

VENUE: Will be determined by the company (preferably off-site).

EQUIPMENT: Flipcharts, koki’s, data projector and sound will have to be provided at the venue.

INVESTMENT: R19 950.00 all inclusive (Max 20 people)

The above price includes:

  • Pre-workshop consultation with HR/Management (1 hr.)
  • Facilitation including teambuilding with a team effectiveness consultant

The above price excludes:

  • Provision of training venue
  • Cost of travel and accommodation for facilitators (where required)
  • Meal

Project Manager: Adv. Mahomed Vahed
Contact: Rodney Frank 082 334 6403