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4.18 out of 54.18 out of 54.18 out of 54.18 out of 54.18 out of 5 4.18 (11 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Stephen R. Covey, A. Roger Merrill, Rebecca R. Merrill Narrator: Stephen R. Covey Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2012 ISBN: 9781442350878
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Stephen R. Covey is an internationally respected leadership authority and founder of Covey Leadership Center. He received his M.B.A. from Harvard and a doctorate from Brigham Young University, where he was a professor of business management and organizational behavior for 20 years. His book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, has sold more than 10 million copies and has been translated into 30 languages.

A. Roger Merril, a well-known leader in time management and leadership development, is a vice president and founding meember of Covey Leadership Center. He holds a degree in business management and has done extensive graduate work in organizational behavior and adult learning.

Rebecca R. Merril, a mother, grandmother, homemaker, and accomplished author, has also served in numerous leadership positions in a variety of community, eduational, and women's organizations. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Unlike the dozens of self-help books that focus on the clock or the way people spend their time, they offer a ‘principle-centered’ approach to time management that emphasizes what ‘represents our vision, values, principles, mission, conscience, direction—what we feel is important and how we lead our lives’…Highly recommended.”

    Library Journal

  • “Offers common sense for those who are working like dogs and, in the bargain, living dogs’ lives.”

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  • A USA Today Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kholoud | 4/30/2011

    " Gives a totally new prescriptive to time management and setting life in order. A must read to highly active and workaholic professionals. reading this book truly had an impact on how i chose to spend my time and live to achieve what is important to me. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Theresa | 3/6/2011

    " Great concepts, but the book was way too wordy and lost my attention. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Eric | 1/13/2011

    " Great ideas and concepts, but takes lots of time to absorb. Also, hard to apply to daily lives. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Zacaro | 12/19/2010

    " my favorite part of this book: Leave a Legacy. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rosy | 9/17/2010

    " One of the most important books that I have read in my life. I think it is very important for people to examine their approach to tasks, goals and life in general. I loved it! For anyone struggling and feeling overwhelmed, give this a try . . . it may be the thing you need. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Skye | 8/31/2010

    " Good thoughts about putting what's important first in your life. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ernie | 8/18/2010

    " Co-authors were Roger and Rebecca Merrill. I knew them personally. Roger was my bishop when I was at Monterey the first time. I think Alice got to talk to him before we got married. He eventually became a general authority and president of the Sunday School. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Megan | 6/27/2010

    " I read this with my book club and enjoyed it. It is quite long which is why it's good to read with a club. It helped me set goals and achieve them. :) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Brian | 5/25/2010

    " How to of Time & Life Management "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Chris | 5/4/2010

    " A good companion to the 7 Habits. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Andri | 4/25/2010

    " benar-benar menunjukan jalur kepemimpinan dengan gamblang... "

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About the Author
Author Stephen R. Covey

Stephen R. Covey (1932–2012) was a renowned leadership authority, family expert, teacher, organizational consultant, and cofounder of FranklinCovey Co. He was author of several New York Times bestsellers, including The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, which has sold more than twenty million copies. Named by Time magazine as one of the 25 Most Influential Americans, he held the Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chair in Leadership at the Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University.