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7 Habits to Increase Professional Effectiveness

Event Date/Time

Dec 3, 2019
8:30 am until 4:30 pm


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

Cost $329

UW Madison
Grainger Hall
975 University Ave
Madison, WI
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Additional Information
SponsorUW Madison Small Business Development Center
Contact nameJulie Wood
South Central: Dane

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