The Emotional Bank Account: Part 3: Public Victory: Stephen R. Covey’s The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People Book Chapter Summary.

We all know about the kinds of bank accounts one can open at a bank. However, Mr. Covey is writing here about the type people have with us and we with others.

An emotional bank account is filled with things that one person can do for another that are good. These are things like listening; offering help, empathy, courtesy, reliability, etcetera.

People we have a full account with along these lines are less likely to nail us to the wall if we make a mistake, which registers as an account withdrawal. “Therefore,” it is important to make sure that we continually make contributions to the emotional accounts we have with others. “Otherwise,” we can expect our relationships to fall apart.

Author: Brian Schnabel

[Email: brian@brianschnabel.com]: Seeking my very own Joan Watson in Elementary 26-year-old form; I’m plugin it all in here via Microsoft Word 2016, Windows 10, JAWS 18.0.2945 and the screen reader accessibility of WordPress 4.8.0.

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