Be Proactive
Sharpen the Saw
Put first things first
Seek first to understand, then to be understood
Synergy

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While walking down the hall, Todd gets tripped accidentally by Emily. He screams “Watch it, idiot!” Todd was being what?.

What is reactive.

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What are two ways to sharpen your mental saw?

Read a book.
Study for a test.
Watch an educational TV program.
Write a short story.

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In the time quadrants, this type of person waits until the last minute to do very important things.
The Procrastinator.

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VIDEO!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What kind of listening style are these students practicing?
Spacing out OR Pretend listening

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What is another word for synergy that we talked about in class?
Teamwork.

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What does PBA stand for? Hint: B = Bank
Personal Bank Account

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How can you sharpen your body saw?
Exercise. Go for a walk. Play a sport. Go for a jog. Eat healthy.

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In the time quadrants, this person has a hard time saying no to anything and often says THIS to everything.
The Yes-Man.

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What are two poor listening styles?
Spacing out. Pretend listening. Selective listening. Self-centered listening.

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VIDEO!!!!!!! True or False: Are these two practicing synergy? If yes, how? If no, why?
No they are not practicing synergy. They aren't working together. They aren't brainstorming or talking.

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What is the one thing you can control in your life?
What is yourself.

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How can you sharpen your heart saw? Bonus point: What was the picture that I showed you guys last Friday?
Build relationships. Make deposits in your PBA. Laugh.

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What is one way you can help yourself stay organized?
Get a planner. Keep a To-do list of important tasks.

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How does it make someone feel when you don't listen to them or practice a poor listening style? Hint: Think back to the activity we did in class...
Frustrated. Hurt. Upset. Not appreciated. Like your opinions don't matter.

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What are two examples of groups that practice synergy? Bonus point: How do you know they are synergizing?
Sports teams. Successful businesses that brainstorm. Teachers (Blue house, Shasta staff!) Playing video games with a team to achieve one common goal.

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What is one thing you can do to put a deposit into your personal bank account?
What is doing something nice for someone else. Helping around the house. Doing your chores. Giving someone a compliment

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How can you sharpen your soul saw?
Meditate. Pray. Keep a journal.

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We talked about little and big types of these. What are they? And what does it mean? Bonus point: Give me an example of one of each in your life.
Big rocks and little rocks. Big rocks could be: studying for a test, doing your homework, cleaning your room, doing your chores. Little rocks could be: talking with your friends, facebook, video games...

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How can you show someone you are genuinely listening to them?
Look them in the eyes. Respond appropriately to what they are saying. Put yourself in their shoes.

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Why is practicing synergy and teamwork important?
Helps people to come up with more ideas as a group. More creative ideas. Everyone's opinions and ideas can be heard.

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Give an example of how you were proactive in the past weekend?
Answers will vary...

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Who can give an example of one way that they "sharpened the saw" this past weekend?
Answers will vary...

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Why is "Putting first things first" important to your life?
Helps you stay organized. Stops procrastination. Allows you to spend time doing things you enjoy without stress.

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Why is genuine listening important to both you and others around you?
Helps people share ideas. Makes people feel important. Shows people that you care.

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Can you give an example of when you used synergy with a team or a group? Did you feel successful as a group?
Answers will vary...