A principle is a concept or value that is a guide for behavior or evaluation. In law, it is a rule that has to be or usually is to be followed, or can be desirably followed, or is an inevitable consequence of something, such as the laws observed in nature or the way that a system is constructed. The principles of such a system are understood by its users as the essential characteristics of the system, or reflecting system's designed purpose, and the effective operation or use of which would be impossible if any one of the principles was to be ignored.
Being principle centered means what works best in the most efficient and effective manner.
A description used to describe a person who finds solutions to problems. Rather than dwelling on dilemmas, a person who is solution-oriented takes an active approach in solving them. In a solution oriented approach, you begin by exploring what is the real problem which will allow you to explore a solution that might not have been immediately obvious.
7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE
The first 3 habits are for private victory. This means you are going from being dependent to being independent.
- Habit 1: Be Proactive
(Of a person, policy, or action) creating or controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than responding to it after it has happened.
- Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind
Begin with the End in Mind means to begin each day, task, or project with a clear vision of your desired direction and destination, and then continue by flexing your proactive muscles to make things happen.
- Habit 3: Put First Things First
“Putting first things first,” means doing the most important things first in life. It means being clear about your priorities and acting on them.
The next three habits are for public victory. This means you are transitioning from independence to interdependence.
- Habit 4: Think Win-Win
Win-win means agreements or solutions are mutually beneficial and satisfying.
- Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
Is that people form opinions based on their own experiences. Take time to listen.
- Habit 6: Synergize
To put it simply, synergy means "two heads are better than one." Synergize is the habit of creative cooperation. It is teamwork, open-mindedness, and the adventure of finding new solutions to old problems. But it doesn't just happen on its own.
The benefit of the last habit is to periodically sharpen the saw. This means strengthening the previous 6 habits you are weak in.
- Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw
- Sharpen the Saw uses the common analogy of a woodcutter who is sawing for several days straight and is becoming less and less productive. The process of cutting dulls the blade.