Stephen R. Covey's book teaches with power, conviction, and feeling. Both the content and the methodology of these principles form a solid foundation for effective communication. As an educator, I think this book to be a significant addition to my library.
Stephen R. William Rolfe Kerr, Utah Commissioner of Higher Education. Few students of management and organization - and people - have thought as long and hard about first principles as Stephen Covey. In The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, he offers us an opportunity, not a how-to guide
Stephen R. Covey's book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®, continues to be a best seller for the simple reason that it ignores trends and pop psychology and focuses on timeless principles of fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity. One of the most compelling books ever written, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®, have empowered and inspired readers for over 25 years and played a part in the transformation of millions of lives, across all age groups and professions. Attend a free webinar
Covey was the author of acclaimed books, including the international bestseller, The 7. .The book doesn’t even try to live up to its title.
The book doesn’t even try to live up to its title. There is no argument at all to support the idea that these are seven actual habits that real people have used anywhere in the world to achieve real success. In fact, these seven so-called habits appear to be nothing more than seven things that the author thinks are really good ideas, with weird examples of how they helped him deal with his kid being bad at baseball and also helped his kid learn the value of cleaning up the yard.
When Stephen Covey first released The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, the book became an instant rage because people suddenly got up and took notice that their lives were headed off in the wrong direction; and more than that, they realized that there were so many simple things.
Dr. Stephen R. Covey. Success that endures - sustainable and balanced success - can seem difficult to achieve in today's turbulent, complex world of change
Dr. 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.
Stephen Covey has encapsulated the strategies used by all those who are . Read, it, and as you live the principles your life will be enriched.
Stephen Covey has encapsulated the strategies used by all those who are highly effective. Seven Habits is an exceptional book. It does a better job of inspiring a person to integrate the different responsibilities in one's life - personal, family, and professional - than any other book I have read. Paul H. Thompson, Dean, Marriott School of Management, BYU and author of Novation Goodbye, Dale Carnegie.
Before you can adopt the seven habits, you need to change your perception and interpretation of how the world works (see: paradigm shift)
Before you can adopt the seven habits, you need to change your perception and interpretation of how the world works (see: paradigm shift). Between what happens to you and your response to it is your freedom to choose that response. Covey's book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. The audio book has personal notes added by the author himself as he narrates the book. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal ChangeAudible – Unabridged. Covey (Author, Narrator). Adds more sense of context of the book from the author.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, first published in 1989, is a business and self-help book written by Stephen Covey. Covey presents an approach to being effective in attaining goals by aligning oneself to what he calls "true north". Covey presents an approach to being effective in attaining goals by aligning oneself to what he calls "true north" principles based on a character ethic that he presents as universal and timeless. Covey defines effectiveness as the balance of obtaining desirable results with caring for that which produces those results.