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Stephen R. Covey

Entries by Stephen R. Covey

Happy Holidays? Dealing with Difficult Family Relationships: The 3rd Alternative

(1) Comments | Posted December 12, 2011 | 4:07 PM

A source of real joy at the holidays can also be a source of real stress -- your family.

More than 17 million people Googled "Christmas stress" in December a year ago. Emotions can run high during the holidays as you deal with family expectations and long-term relationship issues.


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A 3rd Alternative: A Super Solution for the Super Committee

(31) Comments | Posted November 16, 2011 | 6:12 PM

The clock is rapidly running down on the efforts of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, known as the "Super Committee." Before Thanksgiving, these members of Congress, six from each party, must find ways to reduce the national deficit by more than $1 trillion or gigantic cuts happen automatically....

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We Can Do Better Than This - A Third Alternative

(30) Comments | Posted October 6, 2011 | 11:29 AM

The temperature is rising.

We face unprecedented rifts in our society. We're inundated with talk of war -- "culture wars," "class warfare," and the "war on terror."

We have a sputtering economy, massive indebtedness, stubborn unemployment, and a deepening divide in our culture.

The people we elect as problem solvers...

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A Third Alternative to the Debt Crisis?

(40) Comments | Posted August 5, 2011 | 8:48 AM

The rigid partisanship behind last week's spectacle in Washington came very close to injuring the entire world economy. The deal that was struck will not keep the mountainous deficit from growing. This battle is over, but the war will continue and get worse until our leaders change their thinking. There...

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Our Children and the Crisis in Education

(274) Comments | Posted April 20, 2010 | 4:04 PM

To those who are aware that I've devoted half a century to studying, writing about and teaching principles of leadership and effectiveness to executives and managers of thousands of business, government, and other organizations around the world, it might be a little surprising that I would choose to launch this...

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