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Title:
Numbers
Author:
Abraham, Ken.
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Publication Information:
Grand Haven, Mich. : Brilliance Audio, [2003]

â„—2003
Physical Description:
3 audio discs (approximately 180 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Compact discs.

Abridged.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781593550189
UPC:
755057019955
Format :
Audiobook on CD

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Orchard Park Library XX(1243741.8) Adult Audiobook on CD Audiobooks
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Summary

Every issue of Reader's Digest features a story that exemplifies people living to their best, often through adversity and challenge. This collection of inspiring stories, the best from the Reader's Digest archives, are brought together with pertinent commentary from Dr. Stephen Covey to become an inspiring and life-changing resource for anyone who wants more from life.Topics include: Searching for Meaning, Taking Charge, Starting Within, Creating the Dream, Teaming with Others, Overcoming Adversity, and Blending the Pieces.This collection includes some of the world's best known and loved writers, leaders, and celebrities: Shakespeare, Walt Disney, Maya Angelou, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Erma Bombeck, Betty Ford, and many others. Only from Reader's Digest could such a broad and deep collection of writings be collected and assembled into this cohesive work.


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.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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