The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Teens By Sean Covey

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey is a modified version of his father’s book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Unlike Stephen Covey, who wrote his book with the audience of adults in mind, his son’s book is targeted towards teens. “ Covey avoids the academic writing style that one will find in Stephen’s and delivers the seven habits model in an easy to read, humorous style that does not lose any of the impact of the seven habits” (Change Management Coach). Being both entertaining and visually appealing, Covey goes deep into the seven habits while adding life experiences of both him and family. Included are also the stories of teens around the country. Each habit builds upon the next; therefore you cannot have habit two and three without habit one. Although together, the habits makeup an effective teen, separately, they each help in different ways, mentally and socially. In the following sentences, the habits are told in order. Habit one stands for proactivity, taking responsibility for your actions and life. The second habit, beginning with the end in mind, means that throughout life, people should know what they want and have a plan, whether or not it is something small or a bigger goal. Habit three is all about prioritizing and putting the important things first so that they do not become so urgent in the future. The first three habits are all about oneself and one 's “self-victory”. “Before winning in the public arenas of life, one must first
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