The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Summary Review

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This is a summary review of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People containing key details about the book.

What is “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” About?

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is a business and self-help book. The author presents an approach to being effective in attaining goals by aligning oneself to what he calls “true north” principles. He presents his teachings in a series of habits, manifesting as a progression from dependence through independence on to interdependence. (Full Summary…).

Who is the Author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People?

Stephen Richards Covey was an American educator, author, businessman, and keynote speaker. Time magazine named him one of the 25 most influential people. He was a professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University at the time of his death.

Favorite Quote: “Show me someone who is humble enough to accept and take responsibility for his or her circumstances and courageous enough to take whatever initiative is necessary to creatively work his or her way through or around these challenges, and I’ll show you the supreme power of choice.” ― Gary Stephen R. Covey – The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Quotes

Book Details

  • Print length: 372 pages
  • Audiobook: 13 hrs and 4 mins
  • Genre: Self Help, Nonfiction, Business, Personal Development, Psychology

Book Chapters

Chapter One – Inside-Out
Chapter Two – The 7 Habits- An Overview
Chapter Three – Habit 1 – Be Proactive
Chapter Four – Habit 2 – Begin with the End in Mind
Chapter Five – Habit 3 – Put First Things First
Chapter Six – Habit 4 – Think Win/Win
Chapter Seven – Habit 5 – Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
Chapter Eight – Habit 6 – Synergize
Chapter Nine – Habit 7 – Sharpen the Saw

Is The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People worth reading?

We give the book a thumbs up. 👍


Chief Editor

Tal Gur is an impact-driven entrepreneur, author, and investor. After trading his daily grind for a life of his own daring design, he spent a decade pursuing 100 major life goals around the globe. His journey and most recent book, The Art of Fully Living - 1 Man, 10 Years, 100 Life Goals Around the World, has led him to found Elevate Society.