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Living the 7 habits stories of courage and inspiration
Covey, Stephen R.
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Publication Information:
New York : Simon & Schuster Sound Ideas, [1999]

Physical Description:
1 audio disc (approximately 72 min.) : digital, Dolby ; 4 3/4 in.
Dr. Covey expands on the principles set forth in his bestselling book "The 7 habits of highly effective people".
General Note:
CD indexed by chapter.

Compact disc.
Format :
Audiobook on CD


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To live with change, to optimize change, you need principles that don't change. I cannot fully describe the respect and reverence I have for every person who has contributed a story, for their willingness to share their inward struggles to live by universal and self-evident principles.-- Stephen R. CoveyFeaturing the AuthorIn the ten years since its publication,The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Peoplehas become a worldwide phenomenon, with more than twelve million readers in thirty-two languages. The principles it teaches are more relevant than ever in today's uncertain world.Living The 7 Habits: Stories of Courage and Inspirationcaptures the essence of people's real-life experiences, applying proven principles to help them solve their problems and overcome challenges. In this uplifting and riveting collection of stories, listeners will find wonderful examples of hope and encouragement as they are touched by the words of real people and their experiences of change -- change that got them through difficult times; change that solved family crises; change that mended broken relationships; change that turned their businesses around; change that influenced entire communities.The listener's understanding is enhanced by the personal commentary and added insights of Dr. Stephen R. Covey, as he explains how the application of his principles aided each situation. Whether you have read his previous works or not, these touching and powerful stories will enthrall and inspire you with an energizing recognition of your own freedom, potential, and power.


Dr. Stephen Covey earned his Master's degree in Business Administration from Harvard University, and his Doctorate of Religious Education from Brigham Young University. Here, Covey offers listeners more than 70 vignettes which present individuals who conquered life challenges by applying Covey's patented seven habits.

Author Notes

Stephen R. Covey was born on October 24, 1932, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He received a degree in business administration from the University of Utah, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and a D.R.E. from Brigham Young University. He was a teacher and administrator at Brigham Young University. In 1983, he founded the Covey Leadership Center, a training and consulting concern.

He wrote numerous books on leadership, personal and organizational effectiveness, and family and interpersonal relationships. His best known book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People: Restoring the Character Ethic, first published in 1989. His other books include Principle Centered Leadership; First Things First: To Live, to Love, to Learn, and to Leave a Legacy; Daily Reflections for Highly Effective People; Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families; The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness; and The 3rd Alternative. He received the Thomas More College Medallion and the Utah Symphony Fiftieth Anniversary Award in 1990, and the McFeely Award of the International Management Council for contributions and service in 1991. He died from injuries sustained in a bicycle accident on July 16, 2012 at the age of 79.

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