Under the old approach, employees experience a great deal of pain and frustration at every company, no matter how successful. Fortunately, today the workplace paradigm is shifting, as expressed by the 8th Habit.
The 8th Habit is not just 7 Habits plus one that got left behind. Instead, it calls for using a "third dimension" of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The 8th Habit means "finding your voice and helping others find theirs." And, in this context, "voice" is the unique personal significance each human offers, and can bring to bear at work.
Making a Difference
Everyone has the choice: live with mediocrity or strive for greatness. The good news is that if you have chosen mediocrity, it's never too late to turn back. You can choose greatness instead.
Discovering Your Voice
Finding your unique voice means fulfilling your innate potential. You have a choice in the space or time between every action and every reaction. During that moment, reflect on what has happened and determine your response. The ability to understand your free power of choice opens the door to four vital intelligences or capabilities: