68 pages 2 hours read

Stephen R. Covey

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1989

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Answer Key

Chapters 1-2

Reading Check

1. Personality Ethic (Chapter 1)

2. Character Ethic (Chapter 1)

3. Paradigm shift (Chapter 1)

4. Knowledge, skill, and desire (Chapter 2)

Short Answer

1. It is the balance between production and production capability. (Chapter 2)

2. The second group represents interdependence and public victories. (Chapter 2)

Chapters 3-4

Reading Check

1. They are proactive. (Chapter 3)

2. Reactive people (Chapter 3)

3. Circle of influence (Chapter 3)

4. They begin with the end in mind. (Chapter 4)

5. A mission statement (Chapter 4)

Short Answer

1. Covey suggests people spend less time worrying about things (Circle of Concern) and instead focus on what can be changed (Circle of Influence). (Chapter 3)

2. The alternative is to create by design. (Chapter 4)

Chapters 5-6

Reading Check

1. They put first things first. (Chapter 5)

2. A quadrant approach that establishes priorities (Chapter 5)

3. Public Victory (Chapter 6)

4. Interdependence (Chapter 6)

Short Answer

1. The best way is to delegate those goals to someone else. (Chapter 5)