So, the next time you wish sustainable success for yourself, ask yourself this simple question: Will my
success be dependent upon the acquisition of new knowledge and skills or will my success be because of
my consistently applied positive attitudes and habits?
failures been a result of a lack of knowledge and skills or due to poor attitudes and habits?
If you answered attitudes and habits, then what you are doing to build those attitudes and habits on a
daily basis? Anyone can go buy a book or take a class to gain knowledge, but very few people take the
time to develop and redevelop the true obstacles to their success!
Another way to ask this question is: Have my past
KASH - Knowledge, Attitude,
Skills & Habits
I was recently introduced to the KASH model by Manjula Herath - who is conducting training on the
Leadership Training course at AIA Insurance Lanka PLC- and thought it was an excellent tool to share in
Each team member (TM) brings four distinct characteristics to an organization – Knowledge, Skills,
Attitude and Habit – which affect performance and hence the success of the individual. While most of the
organizations focus on selecting employees based on the knowledge and skills they possess, successful
companies differentiate themselves by focusing not only on the Knowledge and Skills - left side of the
brain- but also on those soft aspects of the personality - right side of the brain - namely the Attitude and
the Habits. Knowledge, Skills, Attitude and Habit can be configured it into a way that would make more
sense for people. The K.A.S.H. Box
The purpose of this K.A.S.H. Box was to show that more often than not poor performance is not just an
issue of knowledge and skills, but also includes poor attitudes and habits. Yet, individuals spend most of
their resources developing knowledge and skills yet fail to develop the necessary attitudes and habits for
Knowledge: How to do things Kn