Stephen Covey's The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People

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A strong tool to achieve your goals In this rapidly changing world there is an implicit power which helps people accomplish their goals. Being created from social norms, dreams and life goals a mission statement aims to provoke self- confidence and show the exact way to success. It leads people and organizations always be conscious and gain a strong willpower. While Stephen Covey defined what a personal and organizational mission statement is and why people create it, Daniel Pink, Amy Wrzesnievsky and Barry Schwartz, along with some assumptions of Stephen Covey guided how to form and use it.
As Stephen Covey stated in his “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” book, a mission statement can be called a personal constitution (1990, page
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When developing a mission statement, we need an internal motivation that Amy Wrzesnievsky and Barry Schwartz wrote about; that is “to do something because you want to do it, without any material reason” (July 4, 2014, page 1). This is a great tool which raises self-confidence. In his book “Drive: A Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us” Daniel Pink suggested some ways to awake motivation such as “ask a big question” and “create your own motivation poser”. For him, it’s better to create your own poster, even with stupid pictures and illustrations than find some on the internet and as he wrote “Motivation is deeply personal and only you know what words or images will resonate with you” (2009, page 160). Moreover, in his “Ask a big question” Pink wrote that “… one way to orient your life toward greater purpose is to think about your question” (2009, pages 154-55). And this assumption goes along with one of the components of Coveys Circle of Influence - a guidance, the source of direction in life, which means that a big question is a guidance how to act and behave in this life. According to Covey Circle of Influence is comprised of our most basic paradigms, the lens through which we see the world (1990, page 109). Along with guidance other components that circle are security (our sense of worth, our identity), wisdom (our perspective on life), and power (the faculty or capacity to act), (1990, page 109). Those important and interdependent facts guide us to write a statement and somehow shape our
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