Joseph M. Mellichamp, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor of Management Science
The University of Alabama
National Faculty Representative
Christian Leadership Ministries
P.O. Box 129
Addison, TX 75001-0129
If you are like most Christian professors, you have felt a burden for your colleagues and have wanted to reach out to them, to minister to them -- especially those closest to you. Perhaps you just haven't done so because you haven't been able to think of an appropriate way. One of the real keys of ministry is to address felt needs. Perhaps the universally perceived need of professors in academia is time management, effectiveness. What better way to minister to busy colleagues who are all under pressure to produce than to offer to help them become more effective. Dr. Joseph (Rae) Mellichamp, professor emeritus of the University of Alabama, created a set of discussion notes for the highly popular book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People that has proven useful in ministering to colleagues.
You can view Dr. Mellichamp's discussion notes on the following pages, using the Contents below to guide you.
|Inside-Out||A New Level of Thinking|
|Overview||The Seven Habits -- An Overview|
|Habit 1||Be Proactive: Principles of Personal Vision|
|Habit 2||Begin with the End in Mind: Principles of Personal Leadership|
|Habit 3||Put First Things First: Principles of Personal Management|
|Habit 4||Think Win/Win: Principles of Interpersonal Leadership|
|Habit 5||Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood|
|Habit 6||Synergize Principles of Creative Communication|
|Habit 7||Sharpen the Saw: Principles of Balanced Self-Renewal|
|Inside-Out Again||Final Thoughts|