Habits Of Highly Effective People By Stephen R. Covey

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Summary of Main Points in 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
This book on 7 Habits of Highly Effective People was written in 1989, is still a great book today. Stephen R. Covey talked about great habits that we need to encrypt in our daily living to be effective at work, home and as a person. He explained how the habits is based on developing our independence. The first habit he talked about was being proactive in our lives. To be proactive we need to have self-awareness of our actions. We need to take responsibility for the choices we make and take responsible for those choices.
Second habit is to begin with the end in mind. This is where you develop a vision of what you want to become and our conscience will decide what values will guide you and everything that you do should have an end.
Third habit is to put first things first. This is where we need to have discipline to our day so we make sure that we focus on what is the most important to the least important. This is where our will power will come into effect so we don’t act on our desires or impulses.
Habit four is the win-win thought process. To be successful you need to look at the problem between you and the other party and approach it with a mutual solution. To do this it requires understanding and being understood. This way everyone can be satisfied with the outcome of the solution.
The fifth habit was, seek first to understand them to understood. One important skill that we need to use is our listening
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