The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People | Study Guide

Stephen Covey

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People | Part Summaries

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Foreword The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People was first published in 1989. In this 2004 edition author Stephen R. Co... Read More
Part 1, Inside-Out Attempts to change one's attitude and behavior will not be successful unless one's perception of the situation is in tun... Read More
Part 1, The Seven Habits-an Overview One's character is a "composite of ... habits." A habit is "the intersection of knowledge, skill, and desire." ... Read More
Part 2, Habit 1 Self-awareness, or the ability to think about one's thought process, is uniquely human. People are affected by ... Read More
Part 2, Habit 2 People should always act in accordance with the image of themselves they wish to leave at the end of their lives. This g... Read More
Part 2, Habit 3 Habit 3 is the physical manifestation of Habits 1 and 2. It is all about self-management, which hinges on independent wi... Read More
Part 3, Paradigms of Interdependence Effective interdependence can exist only "on a foundation of true independence." This means one needs to practice Habits... Read More
Part 3, Habit 4 There are six paradigms of human interaction: Win/Lose, Lose/Win, Lose/Lose, Win, Win/Win, and Win/Win or No Deal. ... Read More
Part 3, Habit 5 Covey says communication is "the most important skill in life," but most people don't know how to do it well, particular... Read More
Part 3, Habit 6 Covey defines synergy as the whole being greater "than the sum of its parts." It means "one plus one equals three or mor... Read More
Part 4, Habit 7 Habit 7 is about taking care of one's physical, spiritual, mental, and social/emotional needs. Caring for oneself is at ... Read More
Part 4, Inside-Out Again Deep and meaningful relationships are built upon open, honest, and sometimes difficult conversations. Unfettered exchang... Read More
Afterword More than a decade after the original publication of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Covey says he wouldn't cha... Read More
Appendix A: Possible Perceptions Flowing out of Various Centers Appendix A is to be used in concert with Part 2, Habit 2|Begin with the End in Mind|Private Victory. This multi... Read More
Appendix B: A Quadrant II Day at the Office Covey sets forth a hypothetical to-do list for a manager's workday. The list names each activity to be accomplished, as ... Read More
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