Seven Habits of Highly Effective People : Restoring the Character Ethic

by Stephen R. Covey

Paper Book, 1989



Call number

IBMC Library - BF 637 S8 C68 1990


New York : Simon and Schuster, 1st edition


0671663984 / 9780671663988


In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With insights and anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service, 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.

Local notes

2 copies available at IBMC Library.
Copy 1 shelved in the main stacks
Copy 2 shelved with Pastoral Care Collection

Part one: paradigms and principles
The seven habits, an overview
Part two: private victory
Habit 1. Be proactive: principles of personal vision
Habit 2. Begin with the end in mind: principles of personal leadership
Habit 3. Put first things first: principles of personal management
Part three: public victory
Habit 4. Think win
Win: principles of interpersonal leadership
Habit 5. Seek first to understand, then to be understood
Habit 6. Synergize: principles of creative cooperation
Part four: renewal
Habit 7. Sharpen the saw: principles of balanced self-renewal
Inside-out again
Appendix A: possible perceptions flowing out of various centers
Appendix B: A quadrant II day at the office.
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