Living the 7 Habits: Stories of Courage and Inspiration

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Simon and Schuster, 1999 - Psychology - 310 pages
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In the ten years since its publication, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has become a worldwide phenomenon, with more than twelve million readers in thirty-two languages. Now, Living the 7 Habits demonstrates how to solve problems and overcome challenges by applying Covey's proven principles. In this uplifting and riveting collection of true stories, readers will find hope and encouragement as they learn firsthand ways in which the 7 Habits can bring about tremendous, positive change. Enhanced with the personal commentary and insights of Dr. Stephen R. Covey, these touching and motivating stories will inspire readers with an energizing recognition of their own freedom, potential, and power.

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The latest installment of this popular personal development series features real-life examples of Covey's "seven habits." He offers no new theoretical material here but has instead collected ... Read full review

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A good follow up to 7 Habits as it gives practical examples of how to apply the 7 habits. Read full review

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Stephen R. Covey was born on October 24, 1932, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He married Sandra Merrill and had nine children. Covey received a B.A. from University of Utah, an M.B.A. from Harvard, and a D.R.E. from Brigham Young University. He was a teacher and administrator at BYU. Covey founded Covey Leadership Center in 1983 and has published a periodical, Executive Excellence. Covey authors books and articles on leadership, personal and organizational effectiveness, and family and interpersonal relationships. He promotes individual awareness, self-control, discipline, and a sense of purpose in seeking a balanced life. He recommends that companies treat employees more holistically to raise productivity. His works have been widely translated. His best known book is Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, first published in 1989, which has sold several million copies. Other Covey books include: Principle Centered Leadership (1991), First Things First: to Live, to Love, to Learn, and to Leave a Legacy (1994), Daily Reflections for Highly Effective People, First Things First Every Day Because Where You're Headed Is More Important Than How Fast You're Going (1997), The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families, and Seven Habits of Highly Effective Organizations. Covey received the Thomas More College Medallion and the Utah Symphony Fiftieth Anniversary Award in 1990, and the McFeely Award of the International Management Council for contributions and service in 1991.

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