Question Bank based on The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

  1. What is Dependence, Independence and Interdependence? How 7 Habits enable us to move upward in the same?
  2. What is personality and character ethics? How are they different? Illustrate with suitable examples.
  3. What is a Paradigm? How does a paradigm shift changes you and the world around?
  4. Paradigms change but are always incomplete.” Explain with instances.
  5. What do you understand by principle-centered paradigm? What are the foundational principles of happiness and success?
  6. What is Basic Change Model? How does ‘See’ affect ‘Get’?
  7. While values drive behaviors, principles govern consequences.” Elaborate.
  8. No two people share identical paradigm.” Comment.
  9. How self-fulfilling prophecy influences self-perception, behavior and performance?
  10. What is Habit? Show the seven habits in Maturity Continuum and explain with suitable examples.
  11. What is effectiveness? How P/PC Balance is an instrument of effectiveness?
  12. What is Organizational PC? How P/PC balance is the paradigm of effectiveness?
  13. What do you understand by Stimulus and Response? Explain the process of Stimulus and Response under reactive behavior and proactive behavior.
  14. What is the underlying principle of proactive behavior? Elaborate with example.
  15. Explain the key processes of becoming proactive.
  16. Exercising freedom to choose changes the consequences.” Explain with suitable examples.
  17. Define Proactivity. Explain the Proactive Model. Narrate the model with an instance in your life.
  18. How do you differentiate reactive and proactive language? Write some model sentences/phrases and explain their influence on the effectiveness.
  19. Love is a verb.” Explain. How feelings empower us to shirk our responsibility for love and drag us away from reality?
  20. Write about a situation in your work and personal life that frustrates you and you tend to respond reactively. Working within your Circle of Influence, write actions you will take to have the greatest impact on this situation.
  21. How are the Circle of Influence and Circle of Concern related? How would you narrate their tandem?
  22. How “Have’s” and “Be’s” make the situation different?
  23. Proactivity is being responsible i.e. Response-able. Comment. Why is it a thirty day test?
  24. Mental creation precedes physical creation.” Elaborate with appropriate examples.
  25. One can become his/her own programmer. Explain with the help of underlying principles, key paradigms and key processes.
  26. How does a personal mission statement help a person? How does it define a legacy you would leave?
  27. Each of us has a “center” that guides our decision and motivates us to act. How would you identify your center?
  28. What are the characteristics of principle-centered people? What are the alternative centers?
  29. Things which matter most should never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” Elaborate with examples and instances.
  30. Define Quadrant II. What helps us spend more time in Quadrant II?
  31. Classify your activities on the basis of importance and urgency and fit them into Time Management Matrix. Give reasons for placement.
  32. To feed opportunities and starve problems, why it is important to learn say “No”?
  33. What are the various generations of Time Management? What do you understand by Organizing?
  34. How does a manager make change in output? What do you understand by Gofer Delegation and Stewardship Delegation?
  35. What is Emotional Bank Account? What are the six major deposits? Elaborate each with suitable examples.
  36. What does apologizing mean? When should one apologize? How is Law of Love involved here?
  37. What are the various paradigms of human interaction? Which paradigms you would like to harness in your life? Why?
  38. How Courage/consideration Matrix fortifies the ability of a leader to think beyond dichotomies and deliver his/her job?
  39. What is abundance mentality? Why is it difficult for people with a scarcity mentality to be member of a complementary team?
  40. What is Win/Win Agreement? Do you think it helps processes and people? How?
  41. What is the difference between ‘listen with the intent to respond’ and ‘listen with the intent to understand’? What is empathic listening?
  42. What are the tools to diagnose before prescribing?
  43. What is listening? What are the various levels of listening?
  44. What are the four autobiographical responses? How would you identify your autobiographical responses?
  45. Personality is the tip of the iceberg.” Elaborate.
  46. What is the process of synergizing? How can you create synergy in business?
  47. What are the various levels of communication? How can you create synergy in communication?
  48. The Whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Explain and elaborate.
  49. What is “creating a third alternative”? Elaborate with the help of a situation.
  50. What are the four dimensions of renewal? What are the obstacles of renewal?
  51. How does principle-centered living help in renewal? How can we ensure an upward spiral of growth in our lives?



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