Stephen R. Covey

 

 

Stephen Richards Covey (October 24, 1932 – July 16, 2012) was an American educator, author, businessman, and motivational speaker. His most popular book was The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. His other books include First Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families, The 8th Habit, and The Leader In Me — How Schools and Parents Around the World Are Inspiring Greatness, One Child at a Time. He was a professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University at the time of his death.


Stephen R. Covey's quote

Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
Start with the end in mind. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
To change ourselves effectively, we first had to change our perceptions. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
Two people can see the same thing, disagree, and yet both be right. It's not logical; it's psychological. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
We see the world, not as it is, but as we are──or, as we are conditioned to see it. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change