The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People In the Book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen R. Covey he starts with the three developmental stages, first Dependent, than Independent, and lastly Interdependence. These are the critical phases from transitioning individuals through a Maturity Continuum into eventually well rounded people. The basic habits are day to day choices of action that we repeatedly do in persistent repetition to which gets fixed in our daily routines. These characteristics are replications of which makes us who we are through the establishment of our habits. Changing our habits to improve what we are can be an agonizing progression. It must be driven by a higher purpose, and by the readiness to alter what you consider “necessary” in your present life for what you know you want in the future. If success is the absolute essential to what you are seeking, adopting the seven habit principles will be no more challenging than your most passionate life desires. The 7 habits are: Be Proactive, Begin with the End in Mind, Put First Things First, Think Win-Win, Seek First to Understand Then to be Understood, Synergize, and Sharpen the Saw. The 7 habits listed are based on natural laws and if adapted to them, they will produce the concentrated long-term beneficial results for our lives. The choices we make as professionals or in are personal lives should originate from the alike set of core principles according to Covey. The 1st habit of Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is to “Be Proactive”. Being proactive means accepting that as human beings we are fully responsible for our own lives. Our behavior and our actions are the result of our choices, not our conditions. We can't keep blaming everything on our parents or family members. Proactive people recognize that they are "response-able." They don't blame genetics,
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