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The 7 Habits for Associates™
Improve effectiveness throughout your workforce.


At every level of your organization, individual effectiveness matters. For administrative personnel, skilled team members, and mid-level managers alike, poor performance compounds the hidden costs of sluggish productivity, missed opportunities, and higher turnover. Individuals are more productive and use their talents to greater effect when they share a common vision based on your organization's mission and goals.

The Solution
Empower leaders to keep The 7 Habits alive in their organizations.


The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Introductory Workshop for Associates® helps your employees tap into the best they have to give. They become empowered with new knowledge, skills, and tools to confront issues, work as a team, increase accountability, and raise the bar on what they can achieve.


In the full-day 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Introductory Workshop for Associates, individuals learn principles that propel them toward greater self-fulfillment. They discover how to maximize performance and reach career goals by avoiding both dependence on others and independence, and moving on to where real success lies-being interdependent. This allows them to experience first-hand the rewards of superb cooperation and collaboration.



"Habits are powerful factors in our lives. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily express our character and produce our effectiveness…or ineffectiveness."
Stephen R. Covey Author

Core competencies for The 7 Habits for Associates include:


Core Competencies

Participants Will Learn to:

Habit 1
Be Proactive®
  • Take initiative.
  • Manage change.
  • Respond proactively.
  • Keep commitments.
  • Take responsibility and practice accountability.
  • Create positive business results.
Habit 2
Begin With the End in Mind®
  • Define vision and values.
  • Create a mission statement.
  • Set measurable team and personal goals.
  • Start projects successfully.
  • Align goals to priorities.
  • Focus on desired outcomes.
Habit 3
Put First Things First®
  • Execute strategy.
  • Apply effective delegation skills.
  • Focus on important activities.
  • Apply effective planning and prioritization skills.
  • Balance key priorities.
  • Eliminate low priorities and time-wasters.
  • Use planning tools effectively.
  • Use effective time-management skills.
Habit 4
Think Win-Win®
  • Build high-trust relationships.
  • Build effective teams.
  • Apply successful negotiation skills.
  • Use effective collaboration.
  • Build productive business relationships.
Habit 5
Seek First to Understand Then to Be Understood®
  • Apply effective interpersonal communication.
  • Overcome communication pitfalls.
  • Apply effective listening skills.
  • Understand others.
  • Reach mutual understanding.
  • Communicate viewpoints effectively.
  • Apply productive input and feedback.
  • Apply effective persuasion techniques.
Habit 6
  • Leverage diversity.
  • Apply effective problem solving.
  • Apply collaborative decision making.
  • Value differences.
  • Build on divergent strengths.
  • Leverage creative collaboration.
  • Embrace and leverage innovation.
Habit 7
Sharpen the Saw®
  • Achieve life balance.
  • Apply continuous improvement.
  • Seek continuous learning.
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