7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens - Short Essay

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7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

In the book 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey brings 7 key things teens need to live a productive, open, and successful life to the table. Covey took 7 concepts teens are hesitant to tap into and made them easy to understand and adapt to. He manages to capture his audiences attention by sharing stories of other teens that we could easily relate to. Although each aspect of the habits were relatable to each aspect of my life, I was most engaged with habits 2:Begin with the end in mind, 3:Put First Things First, and Habit 4:Think Win-Win. Habit 2:Begin with the End in Mind was probably the habit that hit home most for me. Like most teens I was struggling with my priorities. I have to
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I must say that I learned alot about my best friend that I did not know before because I was always so busy talking. Habit 4: Think win-win was not a habit I necessarily liked, but it was one i needed to hear. I never realized it but as we got deeper into the habit it was brought to my attention that my view of certain situations was more on the negative side. It opened my eyes and taught me how to look at everything in a win-win attitude. I had to step back and realize that things were not always going to be in my favor and I cant win all the time. That day I went out to practice and tried to complement everyone on the mat and said they were doing a great job! It was a shock to me how good it made me feel. As you can see 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens has impacted my life in a way I did not expect it to. It taught me many different things about life that I was unable to realize on my own. By reading other teens stories it made me realize im not the only one going through these confrontations. All in all I have very impressed with the changes I have made after reading this

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