Living the 7 Habits: The Courage to Change

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Simon & Schuster, Mar 14, 2000 - Business & Economics - 336 pages
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"To live with change, to optimize change, you need principles that don't change." -- Dr. Stephen R. Covey

Success that endures -- sustainable and balanced success -- can seem difficult to achieve in today's turbulent, complex world of change. But those who achieve this kind of success live by seven universal, timeless, self-evident principles that apply in any situation, in any culture.

In Living the 7 Habits: The Courage to Change, Dr. Covey shows how successful people have used these principles to solve problems, overcome obstacles, and change their lives. By showing how real people have used the principles to thrive in a changing world, he provides practical guidance and powerful inspiration to readers searching for a proven framework for living a meaningful life.

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One story struck me in particular--one about a woman finally connecting to a step-son, seeing him as more than just the chores he did. The rest of the book was okay, I think I liked the 7 Habits book better and the 7 Habits seminar on tape best. Read full review

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Imagination is more powerful than memory . Imagination taps into possibilities , into the infinite . Memory is limited by past events and the finite . When u use your imagination and your dreams as ... Read full review


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About the author (2000)

Stephen R. Covey is an internationally respected leadership authority, family expert, teacher, organizational consultant, founder of the former Covey Leadership Center, and cochairman of Franklin Covey Co. He has made teaching Principle-Centered Living and Principle-Centered Leadership his lifešs work. He holds an M.B.A. from Harvard and a doctorate from B.Y.U., where he was a professor of organizational behavior and business management, and also served as director of university relations and assistant to the president. For more than thirty years he has taught millions of individuals and families and leaders in business, education, and government the transforming power of principles or natural laws that govern human and organizational effectiveness.

Dr. Covey is the author of several acclaimed books, including The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, which has been at the top of the best-seller lists for more than ten years and was chosen by readers of Chief Executive magazine as the number one most influential book of the twentieth century. More than twelve million copies have been sold in thirty-two languages and seventy countries. His books Principle-Centered Leadership and First Things First are two of the best-selling business books of the decade. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families is a best-selling family book. Dr. Coveyšs most recent book, The Nature of Leadership, explores leadership principles through interviews and the lens of a camera.

Dr. Covey and other Franklin Covey authors, speakers, and spokespersons, all authorities on leadership and effectiveness, are consistently sought by radio and television stations, magazines, and newspapers throughout the world. Among recent acknowledgments, Dr. Covey has received the Thomas More College Medallion for continuing service to humanity, the Toastmasters International Top Speaker Award, Ernst & Young and Inc. magazinešs National Entrepreneur of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership, and several honorary doctorates. He has also been recognized as one of Time magazinešs twenty-five most influential Americans.

Stephen, his wife, Sandra, and their family live in the Rocky Mountains of Utah.