This twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Stephen Covey’s cherished classic commemorates the timeless wisdom of the 7 Habits.
Twenty-five years, 20 million copies sold — a true book publishing legend! In Stephen R. Covey’s seminal work The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach revolutionized the way people solve personal and professional problems and go on to lead extraordinary lives. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey revealed a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service, and human dignity — principles that give us the security to adapt to change, and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.
The 7 Habits — Be Proactive; Begin with the End in Mind; Put First Things First; Think Win/Win; Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood; Synergize; and Sharpen the Saw — are so famous and have been integrated into everyday thinking by millions and millions of people for one reason: They work. Covey offers life-changing advice on everything from leadership, time management, and teamwork to success, love, and taking control of your life. In taking his advice, you’ll discover how the priceless wisdom of the 7 Habits still holds true after twenty-five years.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective people deals with how we think and react to situations. The way we think and react to situations, Covey teaches, is largely based on our perception, and we can change the way we approach and react to these situations by changing our perspective and developing a more positive perspective. If you are any sort of individual who is looking for simple steps to help you become an effective and successful individual, this book will help you develop the skills to do just that. Stephen R. Covey is a genius, and explains in detail how these 7 habits can change your life and your behavior. He also explains well on how to implement the 7 habits, and gives you practical ways of applying these habits in your everyday life. Stephen teaches that the seven habits are: 1). Be Proactive 2). Begin with the End in Mind 3). Put First Things First 4). Think Win/Win 5). Seek First to Understand, then to be Understood 6). Synergize 7). Sharpen the Saw. Overall this book is well written and can help you develop habits that will give you needed skills to become an effective individual in all aspects of your life.
It has been said that I should search for the best books. I found one from the late Dr. Stephen R. Covey and this is one of those best books I have ever read.