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Stephen Covey

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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

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Live out of your imagination, not your history.

— Stephen Covey

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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

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The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.

— Stephen Covey

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The key is not to prioritize what's on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.

— Stephen Covey

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Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.

— Stephen Covey

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We are not animals. We are not a product of what has happened to us in our past. We have the power of choice.

— Stephen Covey

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We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do certain things, we can accomplish those goals.

— Stephen Covey

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When you really listen to another person from their point of view, and reflect back to them that understanding, it's like giving them emotional oxygen.

— Stephen Covey

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Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.

— Stephen Covey

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Covey's best-known book has sold more than 25 million copies worldwide since its first publication in 1989. Honors and awards
The Thomas More College Medallion for continuing service to humanity
The National Entrepreneur of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership
The 1994 International Entrepreneur of the Year Award
One of Time Magazine's 25 most influential Americans of 1996
The Sikh's 1998 International Man of Peace Award
2003 Fatherhood Award from the National Fatherhood Initiative
2004 Golden Gavel award from Toastmasters International
Accepted the inaugural Corporate Core Values Award from the California University of Pennsylvania on behalf of the FranklinCovey Corporation[citation needed] at the "national Franklin Covey Conference" (December 2006).

Stephen Richards Covey (October 24 1932 – July 16 2012) was an American educator author businessman and keynote speaker. 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.

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