Summary of the Book
About the Book Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is one of the most popular books in the self-help section. This book explains three main ideas in short which are as follows - To be successful in life, you need to find the perfect balance between personal and professional effectiveness. Before you adopt the seven habits mentioned in the book, it is important to change your perception and interpretation of how the world works. Finally, you have all the freedom in the world to choose your response to whatever happens to you. The author also talks about the ‘Five Big Ideas’ and the important ‘Seven Habits’ required for your personal and professional success. Read the book to know them all in detail.
About the AuthorAn American educator, author, businessman, and keynote speaker, Stephen Richards Covey was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on October 24, 1932. His most popular book is The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. His other books - First Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families, The 8th Habit, and The Leader In Me - How Schools and Parents Around the World Are Inspiring Greatness, One Child at a Time etc, are all bestsellers. In 1996, Times 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 until the time he passed away.