Last time, I shared a tribute to Stephen Covey, author of the worldwide bestselling book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Covey’s recent death prompted me to re-read and re-apply each of the 7 Habits in my life.
Today I’ll share my thoughts on Stephen Covey’s Habit 1: Be Proactive. This Habit illustrates one of life’s greatest truths and hardest lessons: Everything is a choice.
I believe that being proactive is the first and most important habit of highly successful people because true success begins with the realization that we have the power to choose the life we want to live.
We can live life on purpose instead of being a victim of circumstance. We can make life happen for us instead of letting it happen to us. [Read more…]