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Stephen Covey

The Overachiever's Guide to Senior Year

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 08.26.2014 | 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...

The Book That Some Officials Say Are Improving School Climate

AP | HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 10.15.2013 | Parents

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — One year after Johnathan Kent kicked his principal and school "went all bad," the 8-year-old was recog...

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...

'7 Habits Of Highly Effective People' Author Dies At 79

AP | By BRIAN SKOLOFF and MICHELLE RINDELS | Posted 09.15.2012 | Books

SALT LAKE CITY -- Considered a pioneer in the self-help genre aimed at helping readers become more productive in their lives, author Stephen R. Covey ...

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...

5 Steps to Get (Almost) Anything You Want

Noah St. John | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

"People who can put themselves in the place of other people need never worry about what the future has in store for them." - Owen Young We've all hea...

Why Raising the Bar Doesn't Always Work

Noah St. John | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

"The secret of success: Get up early. Work late. Strike oil." - John D. Rockefeller We always hear that we need to "raise the bar" to be more competi...

Andrew Wylie eBooks: The Literary Agent Will Publish Updike, Bellow, Roth And Others Through Amazon

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — It's war between Random House Inc. and a top literacy agency. Random House, the country's leading trade publisher, announced Thursda...

Our Children and the Crisis in Education

Stephen R. Covey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephen R. Covey

Leadership isn't becoming the CEO or the few percent who will end up in big leadership positions. We are talking about leading your own life, being a leader among your friends, being a leader in your own family.

Why Your Self-Help Is Mostly Shelf-Help (Part 1)

Noah St. John | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

Americans spend over $11 Billion a year on "self-help" products. But I call it Shelf-Help -- because that's where most of it goes... on the shelf, alo...

Free To Be Fully Yourself In 2010

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

I believe we may have much more freedom than we generally realize. As creatures of habit, we tend to get locked in to beliefs, expectations and patterns of behaviour that limit our freedom.

The Brilliance (and Stupidity) of The Age of Stupid

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steven G. Brant

The film is essentially the same rant against stupid behavior we've heard for years, dressed up in an elaborate, well-intended package.

From Cañon City to Maui: Ex-con Weldon Long's strange trip

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It sounds like a tidy piece of inspirational fiction: A coke-snorting, booze-guzzling dropout squanders every opportunity in life, turns to ...

6 Steps To Manage Your Time Better: An Interview With Russell Bishop

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

Today I have the pleasure of interviewing Russell Bishop, currently Senior Editor-at-Large for the Huffington Post. I'm glad that my husband Eric did...