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7 Habits of Highly Effective People


Success Recipe for a Good Life and Healthy Relationships of Value

The bestseller "The 7 habits of highly effective people" by Stephen Covey is one of the most outstanding collections of pragmatic methods and success principles for professional and private life. In a compact edition of the 30th anniversary, Covey gives instructions for self-realization along the success principles. The 7 habits are a good starting point to focus on your own habits regarding effectiveness, success, happiness, and relationship quality in all your social contacts. Here they are:

  1. Freedom: be proactive
  2. Vision: begin with the end in mind
  3. Purpose: put first things first
  4. Benefit: think win-win
  5. Trust: seek first to understand, then to be understood
  6. Creativity: synergize
  7. Renewal: sharpen the saw

Each of the seven principles is based on a pinch of psychology, self-awarness and a positive idea of man. Taking the principles into account has no smaller potential than making the world a little better. Let's not forget to "sharpen our own saw" (principle 7) once in a while. Reflection on doing the right things and how to do them right will help achieving our own goals with more easily - both at work and at home.

Covey, Stephen R. (2020): The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - 30th Anniversary Edition. New York, USA: Simon & Schuster.

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