The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Students


graduating-studentsSince the publication of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People in 1989, the work of Stephen Covey has enabled millions to move from dependency on others, to independence, and on to interdependence. With his first book, and the 2004 sequel The 8th Habit serving as the foundation, this lively webinar provides valuable applications to today’s college and university students. Having employed Covey’s work in his leadership courses and workshops, Dr. Lyons has attained widespread feedback from students and faculty alike confirming the value of these proven habits.

Designed For:

Faculty, staff, counselors, advisers, and anyone who works directly with students.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will gain insights into the viability of the Covey approach for achieving improved self-discipline and accountability among their students.

  • Learn and practice strategies for becoming more proactive
  • Encourage students to begin every important task by focusing on the end they seek to attain.
  • Understand and practice time management, Covey style
  • The power that is achieved by continually pursuing “win-win” outcomes
  • Understand the power of listening; learning the benefits of seeking to understand the other person before expecting that person to understand us
  • Learn and practice strategies and resources that enhance synergy
  • The benefits of sharpening the saw, i.e. proactively improving one’s own performance
  • The immediate and long-term benefits of finding one’s voice, then helping others find theirs

Materials Required:

  • Computer with Internet access
  • A PowerPoint presentation and PDF handouts may be distributed to participants.

Facilitator Bio:

Your facilitator, Richard E. Lyons, has served as a professor of management, department chair, instructional dean, corporate trainer, faculty and staff developer, and independent consultant.  His grounding in sound research and quality management practices, as well as deep learning from his varied experiences, has enabled him to exceed expectations of clients systematically.… More>

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