Habit 3

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The Other Half of
Habit 3
Habit 3- Two Parts
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Time Management
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Learning to put first things first
Prioritize items to fulfill mission and meet goals
Learn to overcome fear and peer pressure
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It takes courage and guts to stay true to your
first things like your values and standards
The Comfort Zone
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Relaxation
Freedom from risk
Things you are used to doing
Things you enjoy doing
The Courage Zone
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Things you have never tried before
Hard moments
Opportunity
Bravery
Risk
Why Enter the Courage Zone?
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Adventure, risk and challenge is included
Everything that makes you feel
uncomfortable is here
A place for opportunity
Because you miss 100% of the shots you
never take
Never Let Fears Make Your Decisions
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Many people let fear make their decisions
They don’t try anything new for fear of failure
There may be teams you never tried out for,
clubs you never joined, someone you never
spoke to for fear of being uncomfortable
Don’t let fear make your decisions, you
make your decisions!
Below are the events in the life history of a
man who failed many times but kept trying
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Failed in business at 22
Lost for the state legislature
at 23
Failed in business at 25
Coped with the death of his
sweetheart at 26
Had a nervous breakdown
at 27
Was defeated for speaker at
29
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Was defeated for a
congressional nomination at
34
Was elected to Congress at
37
Lost re-nomination for
Congress at 39
Was defeated for Senate at
46
Was defeated for vice-pres
of the US at 47
Who is this person?
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He was elected President of the United
States when he was 51 years old
Abraham Lincoln
Where would our country be if he gave up
and never became President
He rose he time he fell until he reached his
destination
Be Strong in Hard Moments
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Small hard moments-occur often
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Doing your homework
Getting up when you alarm goes off
Larger hard moments-occur occasionally
throughout your life
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Getting cut from a team
Being dumped by a long-time boy/girl friend
Death in the family
How to handle Hard Moments
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Be Strong
Don’t do something stupid that will affect you
for the rest of your life
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Don’t give in to one night of pleasure
A weekend of excitement
Thrilling moment of revenge
Overcoming Peer Pressure
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Saying NO when all your friends are saying
yes, takes raw courage
Use your “Won’t Power”
Enter a large deposit into your personal bank
account
* Not all peer pressure is bad-sometimes the
pressure you get it to be your best 
The Common Ingredient of Success
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Discipline
To manage your time
– To overcome peer pressure
– To overcome your fears
– To be strong in the hard moments
All successful people have the habit of doing the things
failures don’t lie to do. They don’t like doing them either
necessarily. But their disliking is subordinated to the
strength of their purpose
- Albert E Gray
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Hardest Habit to Live?
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Habit 3
Take baby steps
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Homework
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Look at Baby Step #7 on page 128
Read The Relationship Bank Account pgs131143
Read Habit 4 pgs145-162
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