Habit 6: Synergize

“Valuing the differences is the essence of synergy—the mental, the emotional, the psychological differences between people. And the key to valuing those differences is to realize that all people see the world, not as it is, but as they are.”   —Stephen R. Covey Simply defined, Synergy means that the whole is greater than the sum …

Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

“Satisfied needs do not motivate. It’s only the unsatisfied need that motivates. Next to physical survival, the greatest need of human beings is psychological survival—to be understood, affirmed, validated, and appreciated.” —Stephen R. Covey Theodore Roosevelt is credited for saying, “Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care.” That statement …

Habit 3: Put First Things First

“When you have too many top priorities, you effectively have no top priorities. Regarding strategic goals, it’s important that they are few, prioritized, and measurable.” —Stephen R. Covey  We’ve all heard the phrase, “If everyone is special then nobody is special.” There’s a lot of truth to that. Not every movie becomes a blockbuster hit. …

Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind

“Through imagination, we can visualize the uncreated worlds of potential that lie within us.”  —Stephen R. Covey Habit Two: Begin With The End In Mind is a principle of power unique to humans. In an article posted in Psychology Today, titled: The Power of ‘Then’: The Uniquely Human Capacity to Imagine Beyond the Present, we learn …

The Franklin Five: January 2019

Welcome January and a brand new year! Write down your goals, make plans to achieve them, and get your new planner ordered if you haven’t already! Here are some more things to add to your list: January Checklist Pocket Size: PDF January Checklist Compact Size: PDF January Checklist Classic Size: PDF January Checklist Monarch Size: PDF