The 7 Habits of Highly
by Stephen R. Covey
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What are the habits all successful people share? In the audio presentation of his best selling book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen R. Covey answers that question and teaches you how to make the Seven Habits a part of your life. Each audio system is designed to help you create an empowering center of correct paradigms from which you can effectively solve problems, maximize opportunities, and continually learn and integrate principles of effectiveness in an upward spiral of growth.
In the 15 years since its publication, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has
become a worldwide phenomenon, with more than fifteen million readers
thirty-two languages. The ebook version contains the full text of the
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change was a groundbreaker when it was first published in 1990, and it continues to be a business bestseller. Stephen Covey, an internationally respected leadership authority, realizes that true success encompasses a balance of personal and professional effectiveness, so this book is a manual for performing better in both arenas. His anecdotes are as frequently from family situations as from business challenges.
Before you can adopt the seven habits, you'll need to accomplish what Covey calls a "paradigm shift"--a change in perception and interpretation of how the world works. Covey takes you through this change, which affects how you perceive and act regarding productivity, time management, positive thinking, developing your "proactive muscles" (acting with initiative rather than reacting), and much more.
This isn't a quick-tips-start-tomorrow kind of book. The
are sometimes intricate, and you'll want to study this book, not skim
it. When you finish, you'll probably have Post-it notes or hand-written
annotations in every chapter, and you'll feel like you've taken a
powerful seminar by Covey.
Habit 1 - be proactive
This is the ability to control one's environment, rather than have it control you, as is so often the case. Self determination, choice, and the power to decide response to stimulus, conditions and circumstances.