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Overview An accompanying exercise primer to the best-selling business resource helps readers put the original book's recommendations into practice while suggesting methods by which four key personality attributes can be balanced to make the most out of an individual's abilities. By the author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Original. 100,000 first printing.
Publishers Description From Stephen R. Covey, bestselling author of The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness, comes the accompanying personal workbook that will help you further realize the power of this new habit. The world has changed dramatically since Covey's classic The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People was published. The challenges we all face in our relationships, families, professional lives and communities are of an entirely new order of magnitude. In order to thrive in what Covey calls the new Knowledge Worker Age, we need to build on and move beyond effectiveness -- to greatness. Accessing the higher reaches of human genius and motivation in today's reality requires a whole new habit.
The questionnaires, tests, self-assessments, and other exercises in this workbook provide a hands-on approach to developing the mind-set, skill-set and tool-set for achieving greatness in the Knowledge Worker Age. The 8th Habit will transform the way you think about yourself and your purpose in life, about your organization and about humankind.
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Studio: Free Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 7.25" Height: 9" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2006
Publisher Simon & Schuster
ISBN 0743293193 ISBN13 9780743293198
Availability 0 units.
More About Stephen R. Covey
Over his lifetime, Stephen inspired millions with the power of universal principles. As he traveled the globe many times over, his message was a simple one: for true success and meaning in life, we must be principle-centered in all areas of life. A teacher at heart, he often taught: "there are three constants in life: change, choice and principles."
From the oval office, the board room, community halls and to the school house and family room, Stephen taught the mindset, skillset and toolset found in the 7 habits of Highly effective people, his seminal work. His legacy is woven in the 7 habits, and, just as these habits are universal and timeless, so is Stephen r. Covey, who is admired around the world for his simple, yet powerful, universal, timeless teachings.
Recognized as one of Time magazine’s 25 most influential Americans, Stephen R. Covey was one of the world’s foremost leadership authorities, organizational experts, and thought leaders.
Covey was the author of acclaimed books, including the international best seller, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, which has sold more than 25 million copies in 40 languages throughout the world. Other best sellers authored by Covey include First Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families, and The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness.
Recently released books authored by Covey include Everyday Greatness: Inspiration for a Meaningful Life (2006), The Leader in Me: How Schools and Parents Around the World Are Inspiring Greatness, One Child at a Time (2008), Predictable Results in Unpredictable Times (2009), Great Work, Great Career (2009), and The 3rd Alternative: Solving Life’s Most Difficult Problems (2011).
Millions of people and thousands of clients throughout the world have personally experienced Covey's approach and commitment to teaching universal principles. His approach has been enormously empowering and it transcends differences of every kind--political, philosophical, religious, socio-economic, generational, gender, lifestyle, etc.
Over the years, clients from around the world—including from India, Japan, Korea, Africa, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, and beyond—have commented to Stephen Covey that The 7 Habits intimately relate to their culture, country, organization, and family. He responded, "You recognize these principles because they are common to every society that prospers and endures." These universal, timeless principles have stood the test of time with millions of people around the world and will continue to do so in the future.
Stephen Covey passed away on July 16, 2012, with his loving wife, children and their spouses, grandchildren and great-grandchildren present. His legacy to the world is Principle-Centered Leadership and his many contributions will live on through the principles he loved, taught and espoused.
Stephen R. Covey lived in Provo, in the state of Utah. Stephen R. Covey was born in 1933 and died in 2012.
Reviews - What do customers think about The 8th Habit Personal Workbook: Strategies to Take You from Effectiveness to Greatness?
Adding another habbit in the process of achiving greatness....!!! Mar 12, 2010
Once again my favorite author Stephen R. Covey did not let me down. He presented the idea of achieving greatness as a habit. Fantastic book to read. I read through this few times and still get different insights every time I read this book.
IT IS THE SIZE OF A CREDIT CARD Oct 16, 2009
I havent read it yet but it is like 30 pages and it is the size of a credit card... just fyi b/c i couldnt tell
From effective to GREAT! May 5, 2009
Stephen's book centers on "finding your voice", your calling and is a great follow-up to the first seven habits. The hardback includes a GREAT DVD of powerfully moving video's. I give the book away whenever I can and bought a seperat copy of the DVD from Covey to use in classes I teach.