The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

  1. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is written by Stephen Covey (click his name to find out more information about him) and here is the 7 habits he has stated:

Habit 1: Be Proactive

Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind

Habit 3: Put First Things First

Habit 4: Think Win-Win

Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to be understood

Habit 6: Synergize

Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

 

Out of this list the most corresponding once to me are be are listed below:

 

Be Proactive

Being Proactive means taking initiative in life by realizing that your decisions are what makes me, who I am.  Also, taking responsibility for my choices and the consequences that follow is very important to grow from my mistakes.

Sharpen the Saw

By doing yoga and meditation, we allow ourselves to be in balance with our life, this will help decisions making easier and help live a happier life.

Synergize

Combine the strengths of people through positive teamwork  will make our end product more efficient and me being a good leader understanding this has made everything easier.

These habits has helped be successful in school and that can be due to many reasons but mediation has helped me reduce stress and be successful. From next semester I am planning using this 7 habits to organize my life and rate at end to see how successful these factors will make me. By keeping the end result in mind, I will be able to be successful from the beginning of the semester. When it comes to a workplace these habits tend to play an important role, if you want to advance your field. By taking the 7 habits of highly effective people and applying to my living style, being successful is one step away. Synergizing is important to be a team player and understand everyone’s strength and weakness. Also, prioritizing my activities will allow me to pay more attention to important things in my life. View the video below to get more insists about being successful:

Social Media Tools for Work & Self Promotion

Social media in business is no longer a choice but a required action needed to be successful. It has transformed business in a way that can no longer be ignored by those seeking to gain competitive advantage over their competitors. Whatever industry you operate in, whether in health, science, banking, retail or IT, social media has something for everyone. In this phase of Internet evolution and revolution, companies need to understand the incredible business power social media can have and in parallel, the excessively downgrading effect its lack can inflict upon businesses. From marketing to helping run the business can be done by social media, it has come as far as helping people make decision about hiring to bring in more customers.

List of 5 social media tools

Facebook– Facebook is a social networking service that has over one billion users, Facebook is a social media tool that help can you expand your clients. This tool can help you market your business, organize events and meeting, and help conduct primary surveys. Click Facebook to sign up now.

Twitter- Twitter is a social networking service that allows users to follow and or be followed, users can tweet a 140 character blog per tweet. From a business point of view Twitter is a great way to allow clients, employees and potential investors know how the company is doing and what they are planning doing. Twitter allows business to market to a huge group in a short time, with dramatic reaction.

LinkedIn-LinkedIn is a social networking service for professional networking; this site is available in different languages so that it can be used worldwide. LinkedIn helps users be connected to their business relationship for instant your references and clients. Business uses LinkedIn to help them hire and also allow potential employees to know a little bit more about them.

Biznik- Biznik is an award-winning business networking community for people who share an interest and ideas for business. Biznik has a community of entrepreneurs and small businesses dedicated to helping each other succeed. This site is used to find good ideas to help develop your business without failure.

MySpace – MySpace is a social networking service that was booming in the early 2006, this site was highest viewed at that point. Business was able to market on this site to attract large volume of users and this helped my business create a well known name.

Social networking is a way that helps individuals, groups, and business stay in touch and advance by marketing, organizing and self-promoting through social media tools such as the ones listed above. Business creates page or connects on these tools allowing individuals to access and view information about the company. So business went as far as paying the tools to advertise from them. These tools have helped create name recognition for many companies and recruiters are accessing social network to view more about their potential employees. Click the link to see how you can use social media to help improve your business.