Author Stephen Covey, whose book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People sold more than 20 million copies, was one of the worlds foremost leadership authorities, organizational experts and thought leaders. This week He inspired everyone from management to independent thinkers and entrepreneurs. This week, Covey passed away at the age of 79, he will be missed.
Here’s a look back at his legacy with some of the most well know insight.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Habit 1: Be Proactive
Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind
Habit 3: Put First Things First
Habit 4: Think Win/Win
Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
Habit 6: Synergize
Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw
“Habit is the intersection of knowledge (what to do), skill (how to do), and desire (want to do).
“There are three constants in life….change, choice and principles.
“Be sure that, as you scramble up the ladder of success, it is leaning against the right building
“The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.
“People can’t live with change if there’s not a changeless core inside them.