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The Wisdom and Teachings of Stephen R. Covey

Format:  Hardcover,

160 pages

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publish Date: Nov 2012

ISBN-13: 9781476725116

ISBN-10: 147672511X

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Stephen R. Covey passed away in July 2012, leaving behind an unmatched legacy with his teachings about leadership, time management, effectiveness, success, and even love and family. A multimillion-copy bestselling author of self-help and business classics, Dr. Covey strove to help readers recognize the key elements that would lead them to personal and professional effectiveness. His seminal work, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, "transformed the way people act on their problems with a compelling, logical, and well-defined process. Indeed, many of the habits have been assimilated into everyday thinking and everyday conversation. For example, the expressions "win/win" and "first things first," to name a few, have been incorporated into almost every business culture around the world.
"The Wisdom and Teachings of Stephen R. Covey "is a compilation of Dr. Covey's most insightful, inspiring teachings and sayings. His profound influence spread beyond businesses and individuals and was even integrated into governments, school systems, and many other institutions with great success. This book covers his most impactful topics: time management, success, leadership--including principle-centered leadership-- all of the 7 Habits, love, and family. This powerful collection is a lasting tribute to the inspirational luminary that so many will miss.
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Selected Wisdom from Stephen R. Covey:
"How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most."
"Live, love, laugh, leave a legacy."
"But until a person can say deeply and honestly, 'I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday, ' that person cannot say, 'I choose otherwise.'"
"Seek first to understand, then to be understood." "To touch the soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground."

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Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: Nov 2012
ISBN-13: 9781476725116
ISBN-10: 147672511X
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 160
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.6
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.0 x 8.0 x 1.0

About the author

Biography of Covey, Stephen R.

Stephen R. Covey was born on October 24, 1932, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He received a degree in business administration from the University of Utah, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and a D.R.E. from Brigham Young University. He was a teacher and administrator at Brigham Young University. In 1983, he founded the Covey Leadership Center, a training and consulting concern. He wrote numerous books on leadership, personal and organizational effectiveness, and family and interpersonal relationships.

His best known book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People: Restoring the Character Ethic, first published in 1989. His other books include Principle Centered Leadership; First Things First: To Live, to Love, to Learn, and to Leave a Legacy; Daily Reflections for Highly Effective People; Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families; The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness; and The 3rd Alternative. He 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. He died from injuries sustained in a bicycle accident on July 16, 2012 at the age of 79.

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Stephen R. Covey passed away in July 2012, leaving behind an unmatched legacy with his teachings about leadership, time management, effectiveness, success, and even love and family. A multimillion-copy bestselling author of self-help and business classics, Dr. Covey strove to help readers recognize the key elements that would lead them to personal and professional effectiveness. His seminal work, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, transformed the way people act on their problems with a compelling, logical, and well-defined process. Indeed, many of the habits have been assimilated into everyday thinking and everyday conversation. For example, the expressions “win/win” and “first things first,” to name a few, have been incorporated into almost every business culture around the world.

The Wisdom and Teachings of Stephen R. Covey is a compilation of Dr. Covey’s most insightful, inspiring teachings and sayings. His profound influence spread beyond businesses and individuals and was even integrated into governments, school systems, and many other institutions with great success. This book covers his most impactful topics: time management, success, leadership—including principle-centered leadership— all of the 7 Habits, love, and family. This powerful collection is a lasting tribute to the inspirational luminary that so many will miss.

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Selected Wisdom from Stephen R. Covey:

“How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.”

“Live, love, laugh, leave a legacy.”

“But until a person can say deeply and honestly, ‘I am what I am today because of the choices I made yesterday,’ that person cannot say, ‘I choose otherwise.’”

“Seek first to understand, then to be understood.” “To touch the soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground.”

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