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In 1989, Stephen Covey published his timeless book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, and launched not only a “7 Habits” empire, but changed countless lives.
I was reviewing his list of habits and was struck by how many of them directly apply to preparedness and survival, from everyday emergencies to worst case scenarios. Here are 6 of Covey’s habits and how they apply to prepping.
1. Be Proactive
To be frank, none of us have all the time in the world to get prepped. Even folks on vacation have to be concerned about sudden emergencies like this recent event in North Carolina.…
When I was on a big city fire department, we often had to roll out of bed in the middle of the night and respond to fires. Because you are doing this quickly and half asleep, you got in the habit of putting your gear in the same place every night. I still have this habit. Before I go to bed, my clothes are always arranged in the same place and everything is in my pockets. I don’t leave my wallet and keys laid around.
Everybody who keeps a firearm or other weapons available to grab for self defense normally develops a bit of a routine. …Read More...