The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People

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Stephen Covey in his book “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” explicates the habits that can be adopted by entrepreneurs in order to become successful in their business. These habits are the decisive activities that individuals repetitively do in a comparable way on daily basis whereby their character is a composite of their behaviors. According to Stephen, no matter how the contemporary situation looks like, it is not an individual’s habit. Old and negative habits can be replaced with new habits of effectiveness, trust-based correlations and happiness. Moreover, individuals should allow themselves to experience paradigm shifts to transform themselves and
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The Seven Habits move individuals progressively on the maturity continuum from independence to interdependence (Lunenburg & Ornstein, 2012). Dependence is the paradigm of an individual to rely on others so much both emotionally and physically. No human being can survive alone from birth without the help others around them, for instance, in my public elementary school, us teachers we are obligated to aid the students in acquiring the most imperative knowledge and skills. For example, I often employ graffiti, which is my favorite cooperative learning activity. In the activity, I form six pieces of chart with one statement on every piece of the paper. I then group my students by giving each a marker. The students rotate through the pieces of chart paper responding to the prompt on the paper. Every student has to write something since every student is holding a marker. At the start of the year, I normally make the statements simpler, but as the year continues, I fairly augment the intricacy of the using the academic questions in order to review the …show more content…
Independent people do not require other individuals around them for support whereby emotionally, they decide to choose what makes them happy and sum it all to choose what best fits their way of life. The final paradigm of maturity continuum is interdependence, which involves cooperation (Lunenburg & Ornstein, 2012). The independent individual realizes that there is a lot that can be accomplished through the combination of their talents and capabilities besides producing something bigger mutually. For instance, in my workplace, teachers are mandated to employ their teaching capabilities and talents to ensure that learners produce the best results. There are a combination of talents and abilities to effectively enhance the overall outcome. It is for this reason that the maturity continuum fosters interdependence over independence and dependence since there are collective efforts and capability in the interdependence paradigm. Besides, there is a pool of talents and abilities from the various players involved such as in the public elementary schools so as to accomplish the task at hand more effectively as compared to the other two paradigm shifts (Covey,

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