Questions About Covey's Circle of Concern and Circle of Influence (Habit 1)


 
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Questions About Covey's Circle of Concern and Circle of Influence (Habit 1)
Lee Hao Tian, Member
"Because of position, wealth, role, or relationships, there are some circumstances in which a person's Circle of Influence is larger than his or her Circle of Concern. This situation reflects on a self-inflicted emotional myopia -- another reactive selfish life-style focused in the Circle of Concern. Though they may have to prioritize the use of their influence, proactive people have a Circle of Concern that is at least as big as their Circle of Influence, accepting the responsibility to use their influence effectively."
This is a phrase copied from the book "The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People". After reading this, I have 2 questions:
1. Why does the author say that if a person Circle of Influence is larger than his or her Circle of Concern, then he or she is showing a self-inflicted emotional myopia -- another reactive selfish life-style focused in the Circle of Concern? I only can figure out why selfish.
2. In this phrase, the author mentions that proactive...
 

 
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