Leader in Me


Habit 1- Be Proactive

  • I have a “Can Do” attitude and always try my best at everything I do.
  • I follow directions and do the right things without being asked, even when nobody is looking.
  • I am in charge of my actions, attitudes, and moods and don’t blame others for my wrongdoing.

Habit 2- Begin with the End in Mind

  • I plan ahead and set goals for myself.
  • I am prepared at all times. 
  • I think about how the choices I make now will affect my future.
  • I think about the positive or negative consequences of my actions before I act.

Habit 3- Put First Things First

  • I do the things that I HAVE to do before I get to do the things that I WANT to do.
  • I stay focused on what I’m doing and try to minimize distractions if I get off task.

Habit 4- Think Win-Win

  • I am a PROBLEM-SOLVER when an issue comes up with another person.
  • I think about what other people want and not just what I want.
  • I am kind to others and try to think of ways to make everyone happy.

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

  • I listen to others without interrupting.
  • I raise my hand when I want to speak and wait patiently to be called on.
  • I don’t blurt out.
  • I try to understand other people’s views and feelings, even if they are different from my own.

Habit 6- Synergize

  • I get along well with other people and work well in groups.
  • I value the strengths of others and allow myself to learn from them.
  • I know that by working together as a team we can get more accomplished.

Habit 7- Sharpen the Saw

  • I take care of my body by eating right, exercising, and getting enough sleep.
  • I balance my time between school, community activities, family, and friends.
  • I am always learning how to become a better person.


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