The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®

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    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®

    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People continues to be a bestseller for the simple reason that it ignores trends and focuses on timeless principles of fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity.

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  • Achieving Results in Unpredictable Times

    Achieving Results in Unpredictable Times

    In times of great uncertainty, leaders can freeze to the point of inaction or execute with excellence, increase trust, achieve more, and transform fear into engagement.

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  • Habit 1: Be Proactive®

    Habit 1: Be Proactive®

    Habit 1: Be Proactive means more than taking initiative. It means we are responsible for our own lives. Our behavior is a function of our decisions, not our conditions.

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  • 80th Birthday5:09

    80th Birthday

    Think beyond the short term and embrace your personal mission. Begin with the end in mind and visualize your 80th birthday party. Imagine that all of the people who have influenced are there.

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  • Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind®

    Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind®

    Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind means to start with a clear understanding of your destination and where you are now so that the steps you take are always in the right direction.

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  • The 7 Habits Promise2:14

    The 7 Habits Promise

    The 7 Habits Promise

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  • Habit 3: Put First Things First®

    Habit 3: Put First Things First®

    Habit 3: Put First Things First is the exercise of independent will toward becoming principle-centered. Habit 3 is the practical fulfillment of Habits 1 and 2.

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  • The Power of Proactive Language3:35

    The Power of Proactive Language

    Proactive Language

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  • Habit 4: Think Win-Win®

    Habit 4: Think Win-Win®

    Habit 4: Think Win-Win is a frame of mind and heart that constantly seeks mutual benefit in all human interactions. It's not your way or my way, it's a better way, a higher way.

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    Masterpiece - Painting

    If life were a painting and you were the artist, what would you paint?

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  • Habit 5: Seek First To Understand, Then To Be Understood®

    Habit 5: Seek First To Understand, Then To Be Understood®

    Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood involves a deep shift in paradigm. We typically seek first to be understood. Instead, most people listen to reply.

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  • It's Not About The Nail1:34

    It's Not About The Nail

    Empathic Listening is finding out what really matters to the other person, whether you agree or not. The problem may seem obvious, but understanding the speaker is what’s really important.

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  • Habit 6: Synergize®

    Habit 6: Synergize®

    Habit 6: Synergize is the highest activity in all life - the true test and manifestation of all the other habits combined. Synergy catalyzes, unifies, and unleashes the greatest powers within people.

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  • Paradigms3:47

    Paradigms

    In this video from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People work session, Stephen R. Covey explains the significance of paradigms and how they affect the way we behave and the results we achieve.

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  • Habit 7: Sharpen The Saw®

    Habit 7: Sharpen The Saw®

    Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw is about taking time for self-renewal. It makes all of the other Habits possible. When you sharpen the saw, you preserve and enhance the greatest asset you have - yourself.

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  • Daily Private Victory5:33

    Daily Private Victory

    In this video Sean Covey, Dr. Stephen Covey’s son, explains the Daily Private Victory and shares an example of how he achieved his Daily Private Victory.

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  • Law of the Harvest6:39

    Law of the Harvest

    Law of the Harvest

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  • Carry Your Own Weather - The 7 Habits1:24

    Carry Your Own Weather - The 7 Habits

    You have the power and freedom to choose how you will react and feel each day.

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  • Circle of Influence3:50

    Circle of Influence

    Focus your energy and attention where it counts, on the things over which you have influence. As you focus on things within your Circle of Influence, it will expand.

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  • Landfill Harmonic5:09

    Landfill Harmonic

    When people with vision and purpose recycle garbage to create musical instruments, a community of children learn to perform beautiful music. Synergy is possible even when conditions are bleak.

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