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February Leader In Me Habit 4

We are learning about Habit 4: Think Win-Win.
Think Win-Win is the belief that everyone can win. It’s not you or me, it’s both of us. It’s a belief that there are enough good things for everyone. It’s being able to be happy when good things happen to other people. 

To be able to Think Win-Win, it is important to be strong in Habits 1, 2, and 3.

Habit 1: Be Proactive

Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind

Habit 3: Put First Things First

The first three habits give us the strong foundation to be leaders of ourselves and our choices.

Habit 4: Think Win-Win is the first of the three habits that address relationships. They teach us how to better interact with others.

Books that reinforce Habit 4:
Wait Till Helen Comes by Mary Downing Hahn

Hiawatha, Messenger of Peace by Dennis Brindell Fradin

Expect your child to use words and phrases like think win-win, sharing, abundance, and being happy for others. You can encourage your child by using some of these words at home. You may have an opportunity to share your feelings with your child about Think Win-Win.

Check out www.TheLeaderInMe.org. Here you will find activities for your child in “The Student Schoolyard”. In “The Parents’ Place” you will find fun ways to involve the entire family in Habit 4!