The 7 Habits

Habit 2: Begin With The End in Mind

The Habit of Vision

"Would you tell me please which way I ought to go from here?"

"That depends a good deal on where you want to get to," said the Cat.

"I don't much care where..." said Alice

"Then it doesn't matter which way you go," said the Cat.

-From Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Envision Outcomes Before You Act

1. What are your top three goals?

2. How will you know if you reach them?

Personal Mission Statement: Your purpose and meaning in life.

Benefits of a Personal Mission Statement

  • Clarifies what is important to you.
  • Provides focus.
  • Helps you design your life instead of having it designed for you.
  • Guides your day-to-day decisions.
  • Gives you a greater sense of meaning and purpose.


Reflect On Those Who Have Influenced You