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[Podcast] “Habits that Shape Success: Decoding Steven Covey’s 7 Wonders”– with Mark Creedon

[Podcast] “Habits that Shape Success: Decoding Steven Covey’s 7 Wonders”– with Mark Creedon
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One of the most influential books I read in the 1990’s was Stephen Covey’s ‘The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.”

It’s a classic and a classic for a reason. The seven habits are really powerful things to build into your life.My Podcast 486 Mc 02

In a way, they’re just common sense. Like “begin with the end in mind” or “put first things first”

But the thing about common sense is it’s just not that common. Not in practice anyway.

So in today’s episode, I delve into Stephen Covey's renowned Seven Habits of Highly Effective People with Mark Creedon, founder of Mastermind Business Accelerator.

If you want to become more successful as a property investor or business person, or just in life in general I'm sure you got to get some gems from my chat with Mark Creedon today as we unpack the this personal development classic.

What we learned from Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

  1. Proactivity and its relevance to property investors and business people.
    1. Learning to take responsibility for one's reaction to one's own experiences and take the initiative to respond positively and work for improvement.
  2. Beginning with the end in mind: setting clear goals for your future.
    1. Determining what you want is necessary in order to work and plan toward it.
  3. Prioritizing: putting first things first.
    1. Learning to distinguish between what’s important and what’s urgent.
  4. Building successful relationships by thinking in terms of win-win.
    1. Valuing and respecting others will lead to better outcomes.
  5. Understand others to be understood.
    1. Empathetic listening to others not only ensures that you’ll understand them better but also prompts them to do the same for you.
  6. Understanding synergy to create a whole greater than the sum of its parts
    1. People are stronger together, and through positive teamwork, you can unlock improved outcomes
  7. Devoting regular time to self-renewal
    1. Putting in the time to renew yourself physically, spiritually, mentally, and socially makes you a more well-rounded individual.

Links and Resources:

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“If other people have achieved success, there's no reason why you can't, and why not look for a shortcut about the way they think, about the way they do things, about how they go about their lives?”

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“I think in many conversations people don't really listen. They're waiting for a break in the conversation so they can continue on with their discussion, their argument.”

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“What I'm trying to say is fear does have some uses because it actually lets you know that you're alive.”

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Michael is a director of Metropole Property Strategists who help their clients grow, protect and pass on their wealth through independent, unbiased property advice and advocacy. He's once again been voted Australia's leading property investment adviser and one of Australia's 50 most influential Thought Leaders. His opinions are regularly featured in the media.

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