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Summary - The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People written by Stephen Covey and narrated by Matthew Olly

Summary - The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Stephen Covey

Narrator: Matthew Olly

Duration: 16 minutes

Published by: Mind Builders

Language: English


The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People have become well-known, and millions upon millions of people have adopted them as part of their regular thinking. Why? Because they are effective! This summary will show you the main ideas of the book.

The value of the 7 Habits will be renewed for a new generation of leaders as a result of Sean Covey's additional takeaways on how the habits might be used in our modern society.

They are as follows:
Habit 1: Be Proactive
Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind
Habit 3: Put First Things First
Habit 4: Think Win/Win
Habit 5: Seek first to understand, and then to be understood by others
Habit 6: Synergize
Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

This well-known classic gives a principle-centered approach to problem solving that may be used to both personal and professional situations. A step-by-step guide to living with justice, integrity, honesty, and human dignity, Stephen R. Covey offers principles that allow us the stability to adapt to new and the knowledge and strength to seize opportunities that change brings.