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What Stephen Covey Taught Me About Prioritizing

Hélène Tragos Stelian | Posted 10.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Hélène Tragos Stelian

I thought I was really good at prioritizing -- until I read Stephen Covey's perennial classic, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. As part of his Hab...

Why Communication Management Trumps Time Management: Neuroscience shows that popular time management techniques CAUSE procrastination

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 10.02.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

Communication Trumps Time Management. Photo source pixabay.com Time management isn't all it's cracked up to be Stephen Covey, author of The Seven Hab...

How to Get Important Stuff Done When Everything Is Urgent

Eryc Eyl | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Eryc Eyl

In the struggle for work-life balance, we often find ourselves trapped between the urgent and the important. The urgent always wins, and the important gets shoved aside. But if we want to take control of our professional and personal lives, we have to turn this around.

What is the Worst City for Single For Women Today?

Damona Hoffman | Posted 05.31.2016 | Women
Damona Hoffman

Could your city be the worst place to look for love? If you live in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Boston, you could be right. However, if you live in Chicago, Atlanta, Houston or Miami, you could also be correct. Wait, what if you live in Detroit? How about Phoenix? Could it be Nashville? Maybe Seattle?

8 Mindfulness Tips for Business Decision Makers

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 10.02.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

How great is it when a nice guy or girl finishes first? I was overjoyed to see on my LinkedIn feed that a former colleague, friend, and all-around goo...

6 Ways to Make Yourself More Memorable in 2016

Jill L. Ferguson | Posted 01.06.2017 | Healthy Living
Jill L. Ferguson

People try to be memorable in a variety of ways. In 2014, Russian Vitaly Zdorovetsky streaked to the World Cup pitch in front of millions of watching ...

How to think with abundance in the workplace

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 12.10.2016 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

"He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own." -- Confucius A few years back, I had made the decision to shift careers fro...

How the 7 Habits Continue to Inspire Me

Clayton M. Christensen | Posted 05.18.2015 | Books
Clayton M. Christensen

In the 7 Habits book we find our best selves, no matter who we are or where we come from. And we find out how to put in action in our own lives, the timeless truths that are inescapably the source of all human happiness and effectiveness.

Why Your Mommy Guilt Can Be Good For You

40 Percent and Rising | Posted 04.07.2015 | Parents
40 Percent and Rising

Guilt can be a big neon sign pointing to inner needs that aren't being met. It can also lead you to satisfaction and joy that comes from spending your time doing things you love and things that nourish you on all levels, including in your work.

Three Big Mistakes That Ruin Good Projects

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 02.07.2015 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Where do you start a painting project? Or any type of project? I was refinishing some furniture recently, and found myself thinking about the thre...

You Might Not "Like" This: 3 Tips for Meaningful Conversation

Mark W. Guay | Posted 01.10.2015 | Business
Mark W. Guay

More and more people spend a large chunk of their time engaged in the digital world when a meaningful and authentic conversation -- one that builds a trusting relationship -- lies outside the screen of a smartphone.

The Overachiever's Guide to Senior Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 10.19.2014 | College
Larry P. Thomas

For nearly two decades, I've been committed to preparing the most inspiring and motivated college students for graduate/professional school and lifelong achievement. I have learned that my very best students were focused, driven, and disciplined enough to follow these key steps-to-success during their senior year.

This Wildly Popular Book Proves Spiritual Renewal Has A Place In The Business World

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.09.2014 | Religion

With our notions of success being so often defined by the two metrics of money and power alone, it's no surprise that stress and burnout are rampant i...

Spread Your Key Idea That Turns Your Life Into an Adventure

Kare Anderson | Posted 08.28.2013 | Books
Kare Anderson

In describing how we can "build influence in a world of competing ideas," Butman suggests that we look for "iconic moments," even from childhood, where an insight grabbed hold of you and persists in your thoughts.

How To Speak Like A Mensch

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 06.15.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

Though it has become popular in our culture for people of influence to project supreme confidence, speak in dismissive tones and dominate the "conversation," Jewish tradition teaches that there are "seven traits that characterize a cultivated individual" -- they all have to do with how we communicate.

Building Your Leadership Muscle

Tom Fox | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics
Tom Fox

Doug Conant was the president and CEO of Campbell Soup Company from 2001 to 2011, reversing the firm's precipitous decline in market value and employee engagement.

3 Practices To Find Your Center

Christie Carmelle Lopez | Posted 10.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Christie Carmelle Lopez

For me, finding my center means living a life of balance. Nurturing both the yin and yang in my life -- on every level -- is what guides me to inner peace and outer strength.

A Tribute to Stephen Covey

Larry Benet | Posted 09.24.2012 | Books
Larry Benet

I invite all of you to look again at how you might make greater use of Covey's 7 Habits, as a way of carrying on his legacy in your own life.

Following Stephen Covey's Advice

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 09.23.2012 | Business
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

Every brush with mortality must stir not a call for better regulation but an awakening to inner rejuvenation. The issue is not in our actions but our inner anchors.

The 7 Habits and Me

Michael Drew | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Drew

Covey taught me that to be myself and to do what moved me was to live life as it should be lived. And he showed me that to truly appreciate what we have it's important to do it with transparency, kindness and generosity.

Stephen Covey Told Us You Can Have it All, But Not All at Once

Mark C. Thompson | Posted 09.18.2012 | Business
Mark C. Thompson

I asked Stephen Covey which one of his famous seven habits meant the most to him personally, after 30 years of teaching and developing them?

How Stephen Covey Inspired Me to Become an Author

Noah St. John | Posted 09.17.2012 | Books
Noah St. John

If there's someone on your "bucket list" who you want to spend time with, don't delay. Don't procrastinate. Don't put it off. Do it today.

Reflections on the 'Seven Habits Man': Stephen Covey, My Friend

Greg Coleman | Posted 09.16.2012 | Books
Greg Coleman

I was fortunate enough to see him in action, in real life, up close and personal. So when I discovered yesterday that Stephen had passed away, two stories came to mind which present a real picture of a man who impacted millions all over the world.

15 Of Stephen Covey's Most Inspirational Quotes

Posted 07.16.2012 | Healthy Living

Stephen Covey, author of the best-selling book "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People" passed away Monday at age 79. Covey has been praised for...

Live With Your Eyes Wide Open

Carolyn Rubenstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Rubenstein

The aspects of things that are most important to us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity. -Ludwig Wittgenstein I have begun to apply...