In my opinion the most powerful statement that Covey uses to describe this habit is by asking you to imagine yourself sitting in the back of the room at your funeral. Imagine what people could honestly say about you based on the way you are now. Do you like what you hear? Is that how you want to be remembered? If not, change it. Take hold of your life. Implement
Personal leadership means to create your personal mission statement indicating what are your goal. These goals will describe what type of person you are. In other words, are you self centered, money oriented or addict to work.
Based on these goals you can reflect in what you see yourself being and can modify certain things in order to allow you to become what you want to be.