According to Stephen R. Covey’s bestseller book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”, he presented a framework for personal achievement which have been highlighted in our article below.
Stephen R. Covey believes that, the way we see the world is entirely based on each individual’s personal perceptions, and that in order to change a given situation, we must first of all change ourselves, and in order to change ourselves, we must be able to change our perceptions.
According to him, these traits can help you improve your personal and work-output and life-balance. However, as much as we will be stating how you can get best out of these habits and why you should not always stick to them. The habits are as follows;
No matter how competent you are as a person you will not have sustained a lasting success unless you are able to effectively lead yourself, influence, engage, and collaborate with others and continuously improve and renew your capabilities.
Though these seven habits of highly effective people are at the heart of team, organizational, and personal effectiveness. Nowadays, the patience to follow each step diligently is somewhat seen as a waste of productive time. In one sentence, people want to get-up and go, instead of waiting around for a colleague/team member to do this and that.
Also, it is time consuming to be waiting on a team member or colleague to catch up, most employees want to do their things their own way (which they see as faster than having to wait and teach another person before facing the obstacle together to surmount it.
Essentially, to be an effective/successful individual even if it’s just for your own self, you must have majority if not all the discussed habits. Having it in mind that we are human beings and as social animals we are bound to interact with people. To be a successful individual you must possess a high level of human interaction. Think about it!