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  • Stephen R. Covey

    In the more than fifteen years since its publication, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has become an international phenomenon with over fifteen million copies sold. Tens of millions of people have dramatically improved their lives and organizations by applying the principles of Stephen R. Covey's classic. Being effective as individuals and organizations is no longer merely an option -- survival in today's world requires it. Accessing the higher levels of human genius and motivation in today's new reality requires a sea change in thinking, a whole new habit. The crucial challenge of our world today is this: to find our voice and inspire others to find theirs. It is what Covey...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    Great organizations are created by great leaders-leaders who can unleash the highest and best contributions of their teams toward their organizations' most critical strategic priorities. This is FranklinCovey's flagship leadership-development program. It takes a "mind-set, skill-set, tool-set" approach to developing leaders who can unleash the talent and capability of their team against the organization's highest priorities. In addition to drawing from a proven legacy of developing effective leaders, Stephen Covey also taps into the best thinking of well-known leadership experts, including Fred Reichheld, Clayton Christensen, and Stephen M. R. Covey. This program addresses the...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change was a groundbreaker when it was first published in 1990, and it continues to be a business bestseller with more than 10 million copies sold. Stephen Covey, an internationally respected leadership authority, realizes that true success encompasses a balance of personal and professional effectiveness, so this book is a manual for performing better in both arenas. His anecdotes are as frequently from family situations as from business challenges. Before you can adopt the seven habits, you'll need to accomplish what Covey calls a "paradigm shift"--a change in perception and interpretation of how the world works. Covey...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    In Predictable Results in Unpredictable Times , bestselling author Stephen R. Covey and FranklinCovey CEO Bob Whitman provide steps and tools for surviving chaotic and turbulent economic times. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Dr. Stephen R. Covey has sold more than 18 million copies and has been translated into thirty-four languages . The 7 Habits franchise includes multiple successful iterations in books, audio, calendars, planners, accessories, and more. No one has ever faced times like these. Great corporations totter, jobs disappear by the millions, and vast new economies seem to grow up overnight. In this audio program, Dr. Covey and Bob Whitman teach you how to...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    A groundbreaking and paradigm-shifting book, The Speed of Trust challenges our age-old assumption that trust is merely a soft, social virtue. Instead, it demonstrates that trust is a hard-edged, economic driver -- a learnable and measurable skill that makes organizations more profitable, people more promotable, and relationships more energizing. Written from his informed perspective as the former CEO of a $100 million enterprise, Covey draws on his pragmatic experience growing the Covey Leadership Center (founded by his father, Dr. Stephen R. Covey) from a shareholder value of less than $3 million to a value of more than $160 million. Covey articulates why trust has become the key...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    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...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw is about recognizing the importance of taking time regularly to take care of yourself physically, spiritually, socially/emotionally, and mentally. Dr. Stephen R. Covey explains the importance of regular renewal in all four of these areas, to create a fully satisfying life with intrinsic security. "Balanced renewal is optimally synergetic. The things you do to sharpen the saw in any one dimension have positive impact in other dimensions because they are so highly related." In this in-depth exploration of Habit 7, you will hear Dr. Covey teach listeners how to stop being defined by the perceptions and paradigms of people around them and become an affirmer of...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    Habit 6: Synergize is all about working with others to creating solutions that value other people as well as yourself. Dr. Stephen R. Covey explains how the synergistic position of high trust produces solutions better than any originally proposed. Instead of a transaction, it's a transformation; both parties get what they want and build their relationship in the process. "There is almost always a third alternative, and if you work with a Win/Win philosophy and really seek to understand, you can usually find a solution that will be better for everyone concerned." In this in-depth exploration of Habit 6, listeners will hear Dr. Covey teach how to value differences and thereby increase...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    Habit 4: Think Win/Win is about "ensuring that all agreements or solutions are mutually beneficial, mutually satisfying." Dr. Stephen R. Covey leads listeners through an exploration of six different paradigms (patterns of thoughts and behavior) and reveals the win/win paradigm that will create a "higher way" toward meaningful-and mutual-successes. "Win/Win is based on the paradigm that there is plenty for everybody, that one person's success in not achieved at the expense or exclusion of the success of others." In this in-depth exploration of Habit 4, you will hear Dr. Covey explain why Win/Win is the only real alternative in interdependent realities. Including discussions of...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood is about developing the skill of empathic listening. Dr. Stephen R. Covey teaches listeners the value of interacting "with understanding" to influence coworkers, bosses, your spouses, children, and neighbors. He shows how the real key to influence is "actual conduct based on true understanding of another point of view." "We have such a tendency to rush in, to fix things up with good advice. But we often fail to take the time to diagnose, to really, deeply understand the problem first." In this in-depth exploration of Habit 5, listeners will hear Dr. Covey teach how to identify the four autobiographical responses most people have...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    This is a special live and impromptu recording between Dr. Stephen R. Covey, best-selling author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, and his son, best-selling author of The Speed of Trust, Stephen M.R. Covey: A Conversation on Trust. Just like the ripples caused by throwing a pebble in a pond, trust begins within each of us personally, continues into all of our relationships, expands into our organization, extends into our marketplace relationships, and ultimately encompasses our global society at...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    Stephen R. Covey, an internationally respected leadership expert, is the author of several acclaimed books, including The 7 habits of Highly Effective People. This New York Times No. 1 international bestseller has also been on the bestseller lists of BusinessWeek, USA Today, and Publisher's Weekly for over five years. More than 12 million copies of this powerful book have been sold in 33 languages throughout the world. Dr. Covey is also co-founder and vice chairman of Franklin Covey Co., a premier leadership and professional services firm that helps individuals and organizations measurably improve their effectiveness in time management, leadership, communications and sales. Managing...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    FIRST THINGS FIRST EVERY DAY Because Where You're Headed is More Important Than How Fast You're Going STEPHEN R. COVEY A. ROGER MERRILL AND REBECCA R. MERRILL A multiple-voice recording with an introduction by A. Roger Merrill FIRST THINGS FIRST HELPS YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT'S MOST IMPORTANT EVERY DAY... Stephen R. Covey and the Merrills have shown millions of listeners how to balance the demands of a schedule with the desire for fulfillment. The principles they introduced in First Things First are distilled for everyday listening. Let First Things First Every Day be your guide to the rich relationships, the inner peace, and the confidence that come from knowing where you're...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    There are certain fundamental principles that govern in all human interactions and living in harmony with those principles or natural laws is absolutely essential for quality family life. Dr. Stephen R. Covey has watched over the past fifty years how the situation for marriage and family has changed powerfully and dramatically. The desire to create a strong marriage and family is not enough. We need a new mind-set, a new skill-set and a new tool-set to deal with the change. The challenge has taken a quantum leap, and if we are to respond effectively, so must we. The 7 Habits framework represents just such a mind-set and skill-set. Many couples and families are using the principles in...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    This audio set is a very special abridgement of two of Stephen R. Covey's best-selling business books, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and The 8th Habit, read by Dr. Covey himself. We've condensed the content of two entire books into just three hours of audio, but you'll still enjoy Dr. Covey's lessons on powerful personal change and how to incorporate his ideas into your life to fulfill your ultimate...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    Make the 7 habits a part of your life -- every day.... Stephen R. Covey has helped millions of readers attain professional success and personal fulfillment. With penetrating insight Dr. Covey reveals a pathway for living with fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity -- principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates. Now, as a succinct introduction to Dr. Covey's revolutionary thinking or as a reminder of key principles, Daily Reflections for Highly Effective People provides an inspirational recharge that will bring you closer to a holistic sense of personal effectiveness and...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    How do we as individuals and organizations survive and thrive amid tremendous change? Why are efforts to improve falling so short in real results despite the millions of dollars in time, capital, and human effort being spent on them? How do we unleash the creativity, talent, and energy within ourselves and others in the midst of pressure? Is it realistic to believe that balance among personal, family, and professional life is possible? Stephen R. Covey demonstrates that the answer to these and other dilemmas is Principle-Centered Leadership, a long-term, inside-out approach to developing people and organizations. The key to dealing with the challenges that face us today is the...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    The world has entered an era of the most profound and challenging change in human history. Most of our children are not prepared, and we know it. Parents around the world see the change and know that the traditional three R's -- reading, writing, and arithmetic -- are necessary, but not enough. Their children need to become far more responsible, creative, and tolerant of differences. They need to increase their ability to think for themselves, take initiative, get along with others, and solve problems. Business leaders are not finding people whose skills and character match the demands of today's global economy, including strong communication, teamwork, analytical, technology, and...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    The audio features internationally renowned Dr. Stephen R. Covey teaching how and why to develop a Personal Mission Statement and is packed with teaching wizards and tools to help you set goals based on identifying your mission, vision and values. Also included is a Learning Guide (pdf) printable following Dr. Covey's instructions for detecting and creating your mission statement, this printable booklet gives additional insights and examples of how other's have created their mission statements thus helping you capture yours. So you will be able to lead and govern your life according to you deepest priorities. Meet Life's day-to-day challenges by focusing on your longterm vision. Avoid...read more

  • Stephen R. Covey

    En Los Siete Habitos de las Personas Altamente Eficaces, el autor Stephen R. Covey presenta un método holístico, integrado y basado en principios para resolver problema personales y profesionales. Con comentarios penetrantes y anécdotas emotivos, el doctor Covey revela un camino detallado para viver con rectitud, integridad, honestidad y dignidad humana, principios que nos ofrecen la seguridad para adaptarnos al cambio, así como la sapiencia y la fuerza para aprovechar las oportunidades que genera el...read more