The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness

The 8th Habit

Authors: Stephen R. Covey,

We are all desperate for our voices to be heard. We yearn to find our inner voice and to use it to change the world. This is the 8th habit. In this life-changing book, he eloquently teaches how to achieve your 8th habit and use it to discover your purpose in life.

Video Review of The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness by Stephen R. Covey,

Quotes & Tips from The 8th Habit


People simply feel better about themselves when they’re good at something.

People are working harder than ever, but because they lack clarity and vision, they aren’t getting very far. They, in essence, are pushing a rope…with all of their might.

Power of Choice

This power of choice means that we are not merely a product of our past or of our genes; we are not a product of how other people treat us. They unquestionably influence us, but they do not determine us. We are self-determining through our choices. If we have given away our present to the past, do we need to give away our future also?

Comfort Zones

The successful person has formed the habit of doing things that failures don’t like to do. Successful people don’t like doing them either, necessarily. But their dislike is subordinated by the strength of their purpose.

To achieve goals you’ve never achieved before, you need to start doing things you’ve never done before.


The greatest and most inspiring mountain climbing achievements in history are not so much stories of individual achievement, but are stories of the extraordinary power of a unified, talented, prepared team that stays loyally committed to one another and to their shared vision to the end

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