Leader in Me

The students and teachers are studying each of the 7 habits. Learn more about each habit and ways to live by them below.

Habit 1: Be Proactive

You’re in Charge!
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

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

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

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

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​

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 us can alone. I am humble.

​Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

Balance Feels Best! 
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.