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Stephen Covey's The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
was a groundbreaking bestseller, and one of the most successful leadership books of all time, with more than 10 million copies in print. Now Stephen's son, Sean, has adapted the same seven habits into a life-changing book for young people.
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teenagers speaks directly to teens, using language and real-life scenarios of particular interest to teens. By engaging this audience on their level and without being condescending, Sean Covey addresses the issues that concern young people: relationships, peers, parents, school choices, life choices, and monumental matters about the future giving them hope, direction and specific skills to craft extraordinary lives.
At a time when everything from planning what to wear to a party to dealing with an alcoholic friend can seem overwhelming frightening, and complex, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teenagers provides a simple step-by-step, principle-centered plan to help teens solve problems and not just cope, but to create their own unique destinies.
This workbook reinforces the habits and principles taught in the book through simple-to-understand and simple-to-do exercises. Helps teens identify where they spend their time and determine how to use their time more wisely. Designed as a stand-alone piece to use in small groups, in a classroom or for individual use.
Being a teenager is both wonderful and challenging. In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, author Sean Covey applies the timeless principles of the 7 Habits to teens and the tough issues and life-changing decisions they face. In an entertaining style, Covey provides a step-by-step guide to help teens improve self-image, build friendships, resist peer pressure, achieve their goals, get along with their parents, and much more. In addition, this book is stuffed with cartoons, clever ideas, great quotes, and incredible stories about real teens from all over the world. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens will engage teenagers unlike any other book.
An indispensable book for teens, as well as parents, grandparents, and any adult who influences young people, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens is destined to become the last word on surviving and thriving as a teen and beyond.
In the bestselling tradition of "Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul," this invaluable guide speaks loudly and convincingly to teens and provides them with universal principles sure to enhance their effectiveness and guide their future decisions.
About the Author
Sean Covey is Executive Vice President of Global Solutions and Partnerships for FranklinCovey and has led the development of most of FranklinCovey’s organizational offerings, including: Focus, Leadership, The 4 Disciplines of Execution, The Leader in Me,
and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.
Sean oversees all of Franklin Covey’s International partnerships which cover over 140 countries.
Sean is also FranklinCovey’s Education Practice Leader and is devoted to transforming education around the globe through bringing leadership principles and skills to as many kids, educators, and schools as possible.
He is a New York Times bestselling author and has written several books, including The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make, The 7 Habits of Happy Kids, The 4 Disciplines of Execution, and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, which has been translated into 20 languages and sold over 5 million copies worldwide. He is a seasoned speaker to kids, teens, and adults and has appeared on numerous radio and TV shows.
Sean graduated with honors from BYU with a Bachelor’s degree in English and later earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. As the starting quarterback for BYU, he led his team to two bowl games and was twice selected as the ESPN Most Valuable Player of the Game.
Born in Belfast Ireland, Sean’s favorite activities include going to movies, working out, hanging out with his kids, riding his dirt bike, and writing poor poetry. Sean and his wife Rebecca live with their children in the Rocky Mountains. For more information on Sean, visit SeanCovey.com. Follow Sean on Twitter @Sean_Covey.