- Name: Stephen Covey
- Born: 10/24/1932
- Died: 07/16/2012 (79 years old)
- Occupation: Author, professional speaker, professor, consultant, management-expert
- Website: http://stephencovey.com
Stephen Richards Covey (October 24, 1932– July 16, 2012) was an American educator, author, businessman, and keynote speaker. His most popular book is of Highly Effective People. His other books include First Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families, , and The Leader In Me— How Schools and Parents Around the World Are Inspiring Greatness, One Child at a Time. In 1996, Time magazine named him one of the 25 most influential people. He was a professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University at the time of his death.
Birth Name: Stephen Richards Covey
School: University of Utah, Harvard University, Brigham Young University
Alias: Stephen Richards Covey
Birth Place: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Death Place: Idaho Falls, Idaho, U.S.
Stephen Covey quotes :
Trust is the glue of life. It's the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It's the foundational principle that holds all relationships.Stephen Covey
When you show deep empathy toward others, their defensive energy goes down, and positive energy replaces it. That's when you can get more creative in solving problems.Stephen Covey
When it comes to developing character strength, inner security and unique personal and interpersonal talents and skills in a child, no institution can or ever will compare with, or effectively substitute for, the home's potential for positive influence.Stephen Covey
A cardinal principle of Total Quality escapes too many managers: you cannot continuously improve interdependent systems and processes until you progressively perfect interdependent, interpersonal relationships.Stephen Covey
Employers and business leaders need people who can think for themselves - who can take initiative and be the solution to problems.Stephen Covey
Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom... The power to choose, to respond, to change.Stephen Covey
In the last analysis, what we are communicates far more eloquently than anything we say or do.Stephen Covey
It's a fact that more people watch television and get their information that way than read books. I find new technology and new ways of communication very exciting and would like to do more in this field.Stephen Covey
Historically, the family has played the primary role in educating children for life, with the school providing supplemental scaffolding to the family.Stephen Covey
But with the steady disintegration of the family in modern society over the last century, the role of the school in bridging the gap has become vital!Stephen Covey