The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens ~ Sean Covey

Publisher: Simon and Schuster (1998)
ISBN: 0-684-85609-3
266 pgs

Classification: YA non-fiction
Genre: self-help
Age Level: 14+

Reader’s Annotation: Sean Covey adapts his father’s work for teenagers, presenting The 7 Habits in an accessible, illustrated format with exercises designed for reflection and self-discovery.

Summary: 1) Be proactive. 2) Begin with the end in mind. 3) Put first things first. 4) Think win-win. 5) Seek first to understand, then to be understood. 6) Synergize. 7) Sharpen the saw. These are the 7 Habits of the Franklin Covey system of time-management. In this version for teenagers, Sean Covey explains the differences between independence and interdependence, and emphasizes the importance of striving for interdependence—the ability to work cooperatively and lead by example. To motivate the reader, Covey adopts the tone of a coach encouraging victory.

Notes: This is a fun, interactive book with an inspiring message.
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