Being proactive is the most basic habit of an effective person. Being proactive is more than simply taking the initiative; it entails accepting responsibility for your life.
imagine how you would like your loved ones to remember you, what you would like them to acknowledge as your achievements, and what difference you made in their lives.
This habit is centered on time management and prioritizing. Long-term planning, connection building, and personal growth are all part of it.
Effective people seek teamwork and synergy to achieve solutions that benefit all parties involved.
“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”
According to the author, synergy is the creation of something larger through the collaboration of different people and ideas.
The last habit, "Sharpen the Saw," is about personal revitalization and growth. Covey uses the image of a saw that grows dull with repeated usage.