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  • Habit 1: Be Proactive
    Habit 1: Be Proactive
    Be Proactive
    Not Reactive
    You're In Charge of You!






    I am a responsible person. I take initiative. I choose my actions, attitudes, and moods. I do not blame others for my wrong actions. I do the right thing without being asked, even when no one is looking.
  • Habit 2: Begin With The End in Mind
    Habit 2: Begin With The End in Mind
    Begin With the End in Mind
    Have a Plan!



    I plan ahead and set goals. I do things that have meaning and make a difference. I am an important part of my classroom and contribute to my school's mission and vision. I look for ways to be a good citizen.
  • Habit 3: Put First Things First
    Habit 3: Put First Things First
    Put First Things First
    Work First, Then Play



    I spend my time on things that are most important. This means I say no to things I know I should not do. I set priorities, make a schedule, and follow my plan. I am disciplined and organized.
  • Habit 4: Think Win-Win
    Habit 4: Think Win-Win
    Think Win-Win
    Everyone Can Win!

    I balance courage for getting what I want with consideration for what others want. I make deposits in others' Emotional Bank Accounts. When conflicts arise, I look for third alternatives.

  • Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood
     Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood
    Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood
    Listen Before You Talk


    I listen to other people's ideas and feelings. I try to see things from their viewpoints. I listen to others without interrupting. I am confident in voicing my ideas. I look people in the eyes when talking.
  • Habit 6: Synergize
    Habit 6: Synergize
    Habit 6: Synergize
    Together Is Better



    I value other people's strengths and learn from them. I get along well with others, even people who are different than me. I work well in groups. I seek out other people's ideas to solve problems because I know that by teaming with others we can create better solutions than anyone of use can alone. I am humble.
  • Habit 7: Sharpen The Saw
    Habit 7: Sharpen The Saw
    Habit 7: Sharpen The Saw
    Balance Feels Better


    I take care of my body by eating right, exercising and getting sleep. I spend time with family and friends. I learn in lots of ways and lots of places, not just at school. I find meaningful ways to help others.