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Summary of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

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Summary

One of the most impactful and inspiring books, this bestseller by Stephen R. Covey has been an invaluable guide for millions of people. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People was first published more than 25 years ago and has remained one of the highest-selling books of all-time. It is not only a guide to business, but to life in general, providing inspiration and guidance which has helped millions around the world.
In this summary, J. Jansen has taken all the most important points and condensed them into this one book thus saving you from having to read all 388 pages. Her summary is easy to read and packed with the relevant information which will help you gain a better understanding and allow you apply the principles in your daily life.
Jansen’s summary will take you through all the habits of successful people, including how to be proactive, keeping the end goal in mind, making sure what should come first comes first, how to understand and be understood, and how to think in a win-win manner to help you in life. It also briefly goes through the habit of synergising, or in other words, learning the habit of co-operation, which can greatly improve your life. The final habit Covey mentions which Jansen summarises is ensuring you continue to hone and preserve the skills you already have or improving upon them.
In short, this summary is exactly that – a summary which recaps all the most important points of the 7 Habits book. If you would like more detail you could purchase The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People online or in book stores.

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