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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

“The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen R. Covey

“Be Proactive”

  • Take initiative.
  • Manage change.
  • Take responsibility and have accountability.

“Begin With the End in Mind”

  • Define vision and values.
  • Set measurable team and personal goals.
  • Align goals to priorities.
  • Focus on desired outcomes.

“Put First Things First”

  • Execute strategy.
  • Focus on important activities.
  • Apply effective planning and prioritization skills.
  • Use planning tools effectively.

“Think Win-Win”

  • Build high-trust relationships.
  • Build effective teams.
  • Apply successful negotiation skills.
  • Use effective collaboration.

“Seek First to Understand Then to Be Understood”

  • Apply effective interpersonal communication.
  • Overcome communication pitfalls.
  • Understand others.
  • Communicate viewpoints effectively.


  • Leverage diversity.
  • Apply effective problem solving.
  • Apply collaborative decision making.
  • Value differences.
  • Build on divergent strengths.

“Sharpen the Saw”

  • Achieve life balance.
  • Apply continuous improvement.
  • Seek continuous learning.