• 7 Habits to Increase Professional Effectiveness

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    Name: 7 Habits to Increase Professional Effectiveness
    Date: November 27, 2018
    Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM CST
    Event Description:


    Managing others is one of the great challenges in business—and you have a greater chance of success if you are managing your own life well. Taught by a certified Franklin Covey facilitator with support from award-winning Covey videos, the proven foundational practices and paradigms of the Covey 7 Habits will help you learn solid personal and professional management techniques to boost your effectiveness and that of the people you lead.

    Key Takeaways

    • Understand what makes successful people and leaders effective
    • Gain practical tips for applying this information in your life and work
    • Leave with a guide book and implementation plan to support your success

    Manage Yourself

    Habit 1: Be Proactive®

    See alternatives, not roadblocks
    Focus on what you can influence
    Expand, not limit, your resources

    Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind®

    Define your unique contribution
    Define practical outcomes

    Habit 3: Put First Things First®

    Focus on the important, not just the urgent
    Set a few “wildly important goals”
    Plan weekly, act daily.

    Habit 4: Think Win-Win®

    Balance courage and consideration
    Manage performance through a Win-Win process
    Build trust with co-workers

    Habit 5: Seek First to Understand then to be Understood®

    Practice empathic listening
    Give honest, accurate feedback

    Habit 6: Synergize®

    Seek out differences, not just accept them
    Synergize to arrive at new and better alternatives

    Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw®

    Treat team members as “whole people

    UW-Madison Grainger Hall 975 University Ave, Madison, WI 53706
    Date/Time Information:
    November 27, 2018; (8:30am-4:30pm)
    Contact Information:
    Julie Wood 608-263-9675
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