Category Archives: 7 Habits

7 Habits to Better Leadership in Under 300 Words

[tweetmeme] We have been reviewing “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen Covey. Yesterday’s post on Sharpen the Saw or investing in yourself was the most popular post of the week so I wanted to add a few more … Continue reading

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Invest in Yourself- the 7th of 7 Steps to Improving Your Leadership

[tweetmeme] What could be more important than investing in yourself on a regular basis? Your ability to earn money is probably your most valuable financial asset. Does it not make sense to invest in yourself regularly? Sharpen the Saw is … Continue reading

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Synergize! 6th of 7 Habits to Improved Leadership

Several of us were in the conference room discussing consumer complaints. We were working to reduce the complaints received for the products produced in our plant. I have strong opinions on some measures that would reduce the complaints and as … Continue reading

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Seek First to Understand

[tweetmeme] We were sitting in a park near the house on a beautiful mid-summer day. My son declared, “But, Dad, you don’t understand!” How could he believe that I didn’t understand? I went through those teen years and high school … Continue reading

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Think Win/Win-4 Steps to Effective Leadership

It’s about 2 am one night in 1992 and I grabbed my copy of Stephen Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” I had already been working on the application of the first 3 habits and was eager to read … Continue reading

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Put 1st Things 1st – 7 Habits to Make Yourself an Effective Leader

What could be easier than Habit 3: Put First Things First? Your parents probably taught you that when you wanted to play before doing the chores. Even if they didn’t, you wouldn’t be spending your time on anything at work … Continue reading

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7 Habits for Effective Leadership: #2-Begin With the End in Mind

[tweetmeme] I was reading Stephen Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” around 2 am in 1992. A 3rd Shift supervisor at the time, I was on lunch break and reading about beginning with the end in mind and wondering … Continue reading

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The 1st Habit of Effective Leaders

[tweetmeme] Stephen Covey’s “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” has had a tremendous impact on many people, including myself. This series is looking at real life applications of these habits: Private Victory Habit 1: Be Proactive– Principles of Personal Vision … Continue reading

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7 Habits for Effective Leaders

Stephen Covey is a man who has had a tremendous impact in my life even though we have never met. He has influenced people who have read his bestselling book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. I read Covey’s 7 … Continue reading

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