The 8th Habit: Summary Review

This is a summary review of The 8th Habit containing key details about the book.

What is The 8th Habit About?

"The 8th Habit" is a book that focuses on finding one's voice and inspiring others to find their voice, in order to create a better future for individuals, organizations, and society.

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The 8th Habit is the sequel to The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, first published in 1989. The book clarifies and reinforces Covey's earlier declaration that "Interdependence is a higher value than independence." This book helps its readers increase the dependence of themselves and others.

Summary Points & Takeaways from The 8th Habit

Some key summary points and takeaways from the book include:

* The 8th Habit is to find your voice and help others find theirs.

* The 7 habits of highly effective people are: be proactive, begin with the end in mind, put first things first, think win-win, seek first to understand then to be understood, synergize, and sharpen the saw.

* The 8th habit is to help individuals and organizations reach their full potential.

* The 8th habit requires individuals to become leaders and to find their voice and inspire others to find theirs.

* The 8th habit requires a shift from a focus on personal success to a focus on leadership, teamwork, and collaboration.

* The 8th habit requires individuals to develop a new set of skills, including the ability to inspire, empower, and create a shared vision.

* The 8th habit requires individuals to be proactive in seeking out opportunities to lead and make a difference.

* The 8th habit encourages individuals to find their unique voice and use it to make a positive impact in the world.

Who is the author of The 8th Habit?

Stephen Richards Covey was an American educator, author, businessman, and keynote speaker. His most popular book is The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Book Details

  • Print length: 432 pages
  • Genre: Self Help, Business, Leadership

What is a good quote from The 8th Habit?

Top Quote: “People simply feel better about themselves when they’re good at something.” (Meaning) - The 8th Habit Quotes, Stephen R. Covey

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What do critics say?

Here's what one of the prominent reviewers had to say about the book: "Getting results in large companies is a very rare skill and this book captures how to do it. The guidance provided here will prove invaluable for leaders who are trying to drive tighter execution in their organizations." — Kevin Rollins President and CEO, Dell, Inc.

* The editor of this summary review made every effort to maintain information accuracy, including any published quotes, chapters, or takeaways. If you're interested in enhancing your personal growth, I suggest checking out my list of favorite self-development books. These books have been instrumental in my own personal development and I'm confident they can help you too.

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Chief Editor

Tal Gur is an author, founder, and impact-driven entrepreneur at heart. After trading his daily grind for a life of his own daring design, he spent a decade pursuing 100 major life goals around the globe. His journey and most recent book, The Art of Fully Living, has led him to found Elevate Society.

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