7 Habits of Highly Effective People

  1. Be proactive: focus and act on what you can control and influence instead of what you can’t
  2. Begin with the end in mind: define clear measures of success and a plan to achieve them
  3. Put first thing first: prioritize and achieve your most important goals instead of constantly reacting to urgencies
  4. Think win-win: collaborate more effectively by building high-trust relationship
  5. Seek first to understand, then to be understood: influence others by developing a deep understanding of their needs and perspectives
  6. Synergize: develop innovative solutions that leverage differences and satisfy all key stakeholders
  7. Sharpen the saw: increase motivation, energy, and work/life balance by making time for renewing activities

Source: Franklin Covey