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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens - Sean Covey

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

Habit 1: Be Proactive®
Take responsibility for your life.

Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind®
Define your mission and goals in life.

Habit 3: Put First Things First®
Prioritize and do the most important things first.

Habit 4: Think Win-Win®
Have an "everyone-can-win" attitude.

Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood®
Listen to people sincerely.

Habit 6: Synergize®
Work together to achieve more.

Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw®
Renew yourself regularly.

The 7 Habits of Highly Defective Teens

Habit 1: React
Blame all your problems on people around you.

Habit 2: Begin with no End in Mind
Don't have a plan.

Habit 3: Put First Things Last
Do the most important things Last.

Habit 4: Think Win-Lose
See life as a vicious competition.

Habit 5: Seek First to Talk, Then Pretend to Listen
Always express you side of the story first.

Habit 6: Don't Cooperate
Teamwork is for the dogs.

Habit 7: Wear Yourself Out
Don't take time to renew or improve yourself.

Author: Sean Covey

Title: The 7 habits of highly effective teens: the ultimate teenage success guide

Publisher: New York: Simon & Schuster, c1998..
Description: 268 p.: ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN: 0684856093, 0743258150 (Barnes & Noble ed.)

Location: Kapiolani CC: General (2nd floor)
Call Number: BJ1661 .C666 1998


Teenagers --Conduct of life.
Success --Psychological aspects.
Teenagers --Life skills guides.

Being a teenager is both wonderful and challenging. In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, author Sean Covey applies the timeless principles of the 7 Habits to teens and the tough issues and life-changing decisions they face. In an entertaining style, Covey provides a step-by-step guide to help teens improve self-image, build friendships, resist peer pressure, achieve their goals, get along with their parents, and much more. In addition, this book is stuffed with cartoons, clever ideas, great quotes, and incredible stories about real teens from all over the world. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens will engage teenagers unlike any other book.

An indispensable book for teens, as well as parents, grandparents, and any adult who influences young people, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens is destined to become the last word on surviving and thriving as a teen and beyond.

What's Inside (Table of Contents)

Part I - The Set-up

Getting in the Habit
They Make You or Break You
Paradigms and Principles
What You See Is What You Get

Part II - The Private Victory

The Personal Bank Account
Starting with the Man in the Mirror
Habit 1 - Be Proactive
I Am the Force
Habit 2 - Begin with the End in Mind
Control Your Own Destiny or Someone Else Will
Habit 3 - Put First Things First
Will and Won't Power

Part III - The Public Victory

The Relationship Bank Account
The Stuff That Life Is Made Of
Habit 4 - Think Win-Win
Life is an All-You-Can-Eat-Buffet
Habit 5 - Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
You Have Two Ears and One Mouth ... Hel-lo!
Habit 6 - Synergize
The "High" Way

Part IV - Renewal

Habit 7 - Sharpen the Saw
It's "Me Time"

Keep Hope Alive!
Kid, You'll Move Mountains

Acknowledgements 247
Info Central249
50 Great Books for Teens252
About Franklin Covey Co.267


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