Analysis Of Covey's Seven Habits

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Stephen Covey proposes that there are seven habits that can be learned to improve one’s personal and interpersonal effectiveness. I completely agree all seven habits Stephen has written in this book, throughout the book Covey shares his own personal experiences instead of imagining situations you may be in, it is easier for the readers to relate to our everyday circumstances. I found there are particular areas of each habit to be more influential or relatable to my life.

Listening to our language
The way we chose to speak in normal conversation, formal presentations, and meetings contributes to our own perception as well as other’s perception about our education, competence, and professionalism. The words we say and the way we say them tell
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I like to procrastinate on tasks that have a later due date and put other tasks above it. As I’m writing this paper I categorized myself in quadrant 1, feeling the stress increasing and how will I be able to finish this paper along with my other homework. If I took the time I had been relaxing into finishing reading the book earlier and starting this paper a week prior, I most likely will not be in crisis mode or have the feeling of stress that is becoming more unbearable as each minutes passes and have my other homework already started. My production capability was lacking and I did not utilize my time wisely and I have to endure the consequences of my actions. I have no one to blame expect for myself. Being in quadrant 2 is the most effective and maximizing your proactivity to its full capabilities. Completing the tasks with a reasonable amount of time then enjoy relaxation. Finding the perfect balance between work, education, and leisure time can be very difficult, but once you find it, keep your life in intermediate of this balancing beam. The most challenging factor is, not spend more time in one and less than the other even if you feel …show more content…
I often think, I don’t want to sound dumbfounded, is my work not as up to par as others? But I often don’t realize that the real strength of any relationship is having alternative points of views, they may see things I may have never noticed before and others may even come up with a more effective solution on a problem. The interactions with our minds and hearts with others creates trust and cooperation that can lead to better solutions than anyone could alone. Giving our trust is far harder than receiving the trust, we don’t want to have the trust to be in the hands that may abuse it. If both parties offer clear communication on what trust means to them, both parties will know their places in this relationship and they’ll learn to not abuse the others’ trust, but to keep building from the base and create a strong relationship. I feel if we can express our ideas, feelings, experiences, and learn to trust in a way that will encourage others to be more willing to open up we can then start to build a platform where the true effectiveness will start to develop. Learn to not take insults personally, sidestep any negative energy that may be present, and try to look for the good in others instead of observing their flaws to make ourselves feel

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