The 7 habits of highly effective people by Steven R. Covey

This was undoubtedly the most impactful book on me as I began my journey of self development, self-awareness and leadership over 30 years ago. It’s a classic and a must read for us all. I find re-listening to it still very helpful. New York Times best seller – over 40 million copies sold The Number […]
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The 7 habits of highly effective people by Steven R. CoveyBook Review by Jonathan Bowman-Perks

This was undoubtedly the most impactful book on me as I began my journey of self development, self-awareness and leadership over 30 years ago. It’s a classic and a must read for us all. I find re-listening to it still very helpful.

New York Times best seller – over 40 million copies sold

The Number One Most Influential Business Book of the 20th Century

One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated people for nearly three decades. It has transformed the lives of presidents and CEOs, educators, and parents – millions of people of all ages and occupations. Now, this 30th anniversary edition of the timeless classic commemorates the wisdom of the seven habits with modern additions from Sean Covey.

The seven habits have become famous and are integrated into everyday thinking by millions and millions of people. Why? Because they work!

With Sean Covey’s added takeaways on how the habits can be used in our modern age, the wisdom of the seven habits will be refreshed for a new generation of leaders.

They include:

 

  • Habit one: Be proactive
  • Habit two: Begin with the end in mind
  • Habit three: Put first things first
  • Habit four: Think win/win
  • Habit five: Seek first to understand, then to be understood
  • Habit six: Synergize
  • Habit seven: Sharpen the saw

This beloved classic presents a principle-centered approach for solving both personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and practical anecdotes, Stephen R. Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, honesty, 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.

– Jonathan Bowman-Perks

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