The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey is about inspiring yourself to succeed and to thrive in any environment and with any circumstances. Teens who read this book are able to better understand the world around them and better understand their place in it as well. This is all about what it takes to get from living an okay life to living an amazing life because it’s really not as difficult as many may think that it is. Teens can try out these tips and tricks quickly and easily and may be amazed at what they are able to accomplish.
Throughout this book are stories and examples of real-life events from completely real teenagers. There are step-by-step guides of how to go about doing everything that a teenager could possibly need in order to make themselves into a success. Success won’t simply be handed to you, it has to be worked for and in order to work for it the teen needs to know what is going to set them up for the type of success that they want and need in their life.
Knowing the seven habits that will advance a teen to go beyond where they have been before and push them to even more is the first step to reaching that success. By understanding the habits that will keep them from that success it’s even more possible. That’s why this book includes a small section of 7 habits of defective teens so that they can understand the things they may be doing now that are actually setting them up for failure rather than setting them up for success. Thriving isn’t just about living live but about truly experiencing it for yourself.
Sean Covey is the son of the author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and has experienced many of the tips and tricks from that book tried out on himself. It makes him an excellent source for a book on being effective in the teen years and setting yourself up to be an effective person once you reach the adult years. Effective teens and effective people are better able to get the things that they want out of life and are better able to help themselves, their friends and family and their company to thrive rather than simply scraping by. Life is meant to be truly enjoyed after all.