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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Chapter 13 : Final summary
How can you make lasting changes to yourself and stay productive on a long-term basis?In order to change, you have to address your character and not your behavior.Working on character involves aligning personal paradigms with universal principles.“Sharpen the saw” if you want to keep sawing.How can you achieve great things and shape the world around you effectively?“Be proactive" and take control of your own fate.“Begin with the end in mind" – if you want to achieve something, you need long-term goals and a mission statement.In order to attain your goals, you need to visualize the outcome of every action as clearly as possible before doing it.If you want to be truly effective, always “put first things first.”How can you integrate and synergize successfully with others?“Think win-win” to get your share of the cake and build lasting relationships at the same time.Forming stable relationships with others means investing in emotional bank accounts.If you want to be able to influence others, “seek first to understand, then to be understood.”“Synergize” by treating others with openness and respect.
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