The first three habits surround moving from dependence to independence:
Habit 1: Be Proactive
Take initiative in life by realizing that your decisions (and how they aligne with life's principles) are the primary determining factor for effectiveness in your life. Take responsibility for your choices and consequences that follow.
Habit 2: Begin with the end in mind
Self-discover and clarify your deeply important character values and life goals. Envision the ideal characteristics for each of your various roles and relationships in life.
Habit 3: Put first things first
A manager must manage his own person. Personally. And managers should implement activities that aim to reach the second habit. Covey says that rule two is the mental creation; rule three is the physical creation.
The next three habits talking about interdependence (working with others)
Habit 4: Think win-win
Genuine feelings for mutually beneficial solutions or agreements in your relationships. Value and respect people by understanding a "win" for all is ultimately a better long-term resolution than if only one person in the situation had got his way.
Habit 5: Seek first to understand, then to be understood
Use empathic listening to be genuinely influenced by a person, which compels them to reciprocate the listening and take an open mind to being influenced by you. This creates an atmosphere of caring, and positive problem solving.
Habit 6: Synergize
Combine the strengths of people through positive teamwork, so as to achieve goals no one person could have done alone.
The final habit is that continious improvement in both the personal and interpersonal spheres of influence
Habit 7: Sharpen the saw
Balance and renew your resources, energy, and health to create a sustainable, long term, effective lifestyle. It primarily emphasizes exercise for physical renewal, prayer (yoga, meditation, etc.) and good reading for mental renewal. It also mentions service to sociaty for spiritual renewal.