About the Book:
One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for 25 years. It has transformed the lives of Presidents and CEOs, educators and parents — in short, millions of people of all ages and occupations.
Over his lifetime, Stephen R. Covey inspired millions with the power of universal principles. As he travelled the globe many times over, his message was a simple one: for true success and meaning in life, we must be principle-centered in all areas of life. A teacher at heart, he often taught: "there are three constants in life: change, choice and principles."
From the oval office, the board room, community halls and to the school house and family room, he taught the mindset, skillset and toolset found in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, his seminal work. His legacy is woven in the 7 habits, and, just as these habits are universal and timeless, so is Stephen R. Covey, who is admired around the world for his simple, yet powerful, universal, timeless teachings.
Recognized as one of Time magazine's 25 most influential Americans, Stephen R. Covey was one of the world's foremost leadership authorities, organizational experts, and thought leaders. Forbes magazine named The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People one of the top 10 most influential management books ever.
What people say:
"Happily, this book has advised and encouraged us for 25 years. Now, I encourage us to be loyal and supportive for another 25 years." — Maya Angelou, best-selling author, poet, and playwright
"Fundamentals are the key to success. Stephen Covey is a master of them. Buy his book, but most important, use it!" — Anthony Robbins, self-help author and motivational speaker
"Twenty-five years after it first appeared, the wisdom of The 7 Habits is more relevant than ever. On an individual level, people are burning out, and on a collective level we are burning up the planet. So Dr. Covey's emphasis on self-renewal and his understanding that leadership and creativity require us to tap into our own physical, mental, and spiritual resources are exactly what we need now." — Arianna Huffington, author and syndicated columnist
"As the seminal work of Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has influenced millions around the world to be their best selves at work and at home. It stands the test of time as one of the most important books of our time." — Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo
"Covey's masterpiece, if it hasn't changed the world, has influenced millions of readers who can and will make our planet more peaceful and prosperous and prepared and purposeful." — Warren Bennis, Distinguished Professor of Management, USC
About the Author:
Stephen R. Covey (1932–2012) was an internationally respected leadership authority, family expert, teacher, organizational consultant, and author. His books have sold more than 25 million copies in thirty-eight languages, and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People was named the #1 Most Influential Business Book of the Twentieth Century. After receiving an MBA from Harvard and a doctorate degree from Brigham Young University, he became the co-founder and vice chairman of FranklinCovey, the leading global professional services firm.