Synopses & Reviews
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.
Dun's Business Month When Stephen Covey talks, executives listen.
M. Scott Peck author of The Road Less Traveled The 7 Habits have the gift of being simple without being simplistic.
This twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Stephen Covey's cherished classic commemorates the timeless wisdom of the 7 Habits.
About the Author
Recognized as one of Time magazine’s twenty-five most influential Americans, Stephen R. Covey (1932–2012) was an internationally respected leadership authority, family expert, teacher, organizational consultant, and author. His books have sold more than twenty-five 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 cofounder and vice chairman of FranklinCovey, a leading global training firm.
Table of Contents
Part One: PARADIGMS AND PRINCIPLES
The Seven Habits -- An Overview
Part Two: PRIVATE VICTORY
Habit 1 Be Proactive
Principles of Personal Vision
Habit 2 Begin with the End in Mind
Principles of Personal Leadership
Habit 3 Put First Things First
Principles of Personal Management
Part Three: PUBLIC VICTORY
Paradigms of Interdependence
Habit 4 Think Win/Win
Principles of Interpersonal Leadership
Habit 5 Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
Principles of Empathic Communication
Habit 6 Synergize
Principles of Creative Cooperation
Part Four: RENEWAL
Habit 7 Sharpen the Saw
Principles of Balanced Self-Renewal
Appendix A: Possible Perceptions Flowing out of Various Centers
Appendix B: A Quadrant II Day at the Office