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2. Begin with the End in Mind

Key Idea: Set clear goals and plan ahead.

Example:

  • If I want to improve my grades, I set a goal for the end of the semester and plan my study time accordingly.
  • Before starting a project, I imagine what a successful outcome looks like and work towards that vision.

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Think about your daily life—school, friends, family, hobbies. Sometimes it feels like there’s too much to handle, right? "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" gives us a roadmap to navigate these situations. These habits aren’t just for work or big projects; they can help us in every part of our lives. By understanding and practicing these habits, we can become more effective and find more balance and happiness.

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Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind

Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind

This habit is about having a clear vision of what you want to achieve in life. It's about setting goals and making a plan to achieve them. When you have a clear vision, you're more likely to stay focused and motivated on your path to success.

Begin with the End in Mind

Start with a clear destination to determine your steps. Identify your values and live by them.

  • Visualize in detail your own funeral. What are they saying about how you lived your life, and your relationships? What do you want them to say? Change your priorities accordingl...

Begin with the End in Mind

Beginning with the end in mind is also extremely important for businesses. 

Being a manager is about optimizing for efficiency. But being a leader is about setting the right strategic vision for your organization in the first place, and asking, "What are we trying to accomplish?"

Befo...

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