Analysis Of The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Teens

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Dreams Do you remember what it felt like to be a teen and wonder what your future would become? That is right where I am at. As a freshman in high school, I have begun thinking about what my future in life will be. Which school, what career path, and where? All of these options are very overwhelming. At the moment, I would like to follow the path of engineering, manufacturing, and technology, and pursue college degrees in computer science and mechanical engineering. In order to achieve my dream, I can use background career knowledge, ACT test requirements, and habits designed to help you get to where you want to go.
To begin, I would like to go to college. I am not quite sure where, but I know I will attend college. The fields that interest
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The book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, by Sean Covey, helps teens with accomplishing what they want to do in life, and teaches the most efficient way to accomplish it. The first part of the book deals with your Personal Victories, and what you need to do in order to get going on your dreams. The opening section features the Personal Bank Account and habits 1 through 3. The following segment of the book focuses on Public Victories and how to refine, create, and keep relationships with others. The second branch includes the Relationship Bank Account, as well as habits 4 through 7. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens provides help to where you want to go in…show more content…
Synergizing is basically about celebrating difference, teamwork, and innovation. It is all about how we use our differences to find a better solution. For instance, geese flying in a V is an example of synergy. The geese all collaborate and switch out of being the lead goose, who flies directly up in the wind. They found a better solution, rather than completely tiring one goose out. In class, we took a small quiz to find out what “fruit” you were. Each fruit was distinctive in one way. We found that if you stacked a team with all the same personality type, nothing would get done, or your project would be weaker as a whole. If you mixed the analytical fruits (melons), the objective fruits (bananas), the collaborative fruits (grapes), and the innovative fruits (oranges), you will have a great, diverse team whose differences will make it stronger from the variation of opinion and thinking processes. I was part of the melon group. The identifying characteristics seemingly fit me perfectly. Debating points of view, finding solutions, analyzing ideas, and determining value or importance are characteristics that really describe me. On the other hand, the weaknesses, accepting imperfection, considering all alternatives, and considering other’s feelings also seem to be attributes of me. All in all, I am not that good of a synergizer because of my lack of collaboration skills. Opening up to what others have to say is an important skill
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