Analysis Of The Book 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Teens

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Not a Simple Wish on a Star “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” Quoted by Colin Powell, a retired four-star general for the United States Army, this quote means that your dreams do not just happen because you want them to. You must work hard in order to achieve your life goals. The American Dream is the goal to have a family and sturdy job. Students can obtain this dream through working hard in school and on their standardized tests. Also going to college will substantially increase student’s success rate. If students develop habits such as the ones found in the non-fiction piece 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey, they will find that prioritizing their life will become…show more content…
We analyzed the book 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens as a class. The non-fiction book helps teenagers gain habits to encourage them work harder and renew themselves as a person. We read the book so that we could learn different habits that could better our lives and help us work harder towards our goal. There were two main sections of the book: private and public victories. The private victories were habits you need in order to better yourself as a human. The first habits focus on changing yourself because you cannot change others before you change yourself. The public victories section was all about building relationships with people and strengthening already existing ones. In reading this book hopefully we learned different techniques to renew yourself and see if you are on the right…show more content…
This chapter focuses on changing yourself to develop habits to achieve your goals. All change begins with you. You cannot worry about changing others before changing yourself. This chapter is all about taking baby steps and making small changes to make your life more positive through confidence and honesty. You have to build yourself up through deposits and withdraws like a bank account before trying to change the world around you. With this idea improving upon my reaction to my mistakes must be changed. I am too hard on myself when I make a mistake and I need to understand that everyone makes mistakes. I am very honest with myself and I know how hard and that I get what I

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