7 Habits Of Highly Effective People

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The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey is a self-improvement book. It is written on Covey 's belief that the way we see the world is entirely based on our own perceptions. In order to change a given situation, we must change ourselves, and in order to change ourselves, we must be able to change our perceptions. There is no doubt that we all want to succeed in life. One path to succeed is to identify the habits that can help us throughout our journey. The Book in Three Sentences: 1. Success encompasses a balance of personal and professional effectiveness. 2. Before you can adopt the seven habits, you need to change your perception and interpretation of how the world works (Paradigm shift). 3. Between what happens to you and your response to it lies your freedom to choose that response. The Book Main Five Headlines: 1. Proactive people work on the things they can do something about. 2. Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. 3. A paradigm is the way we “see” the world in terms of perceiving, understanding, and interpreting. Paradigms are the source of our attitudes and behaviours. 4. “We see the world, not as it is, but as we are conditioned to see it.” 5. To make relatively minor changes in your life, focus on your attitudes and behaviours. To make significant, dramatic changes, work on your basic paradigms. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: 1. Be Proactive 2. Begin with
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