7 Habits of Highly Effective Families,The
The long-awaited new book that offers precious lessons in creating and sustaining a strong family culture in a turbulent world.With the same profound insight, simplicity, and practical wisdom that propelled The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People to worldwide acclaim,...
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The long-awaited new book that offers precious lessons in creating and sustaining a strong family culture in a turbulent world.With the same profound insight, simplicity, and practical wisdom that propelled The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People to worldwide acclaim, Stephen R. Covey now focuses on the primary concern of society today - the family.No family is free from challenges, from its own members or from the outside world. In his latest book, Covey shows how the 7 Habits create a powerful framework of timeless, universal, and self-evident principles that enable family members to effectively communicate about their problems and resolve them. He also shows how families can move from a problem-solving to a creative mind-set, focusing on accomplishing goals and contributing together in meaningful ways.Sharing insightful, often poignant or humorous experiences from his own life and also from the lives of many families who are striving to live these principles, Covey teaches you how you can:. become an agent of change in your family. create a family mission statement - a compelling, unifying expression of shared vision and values. make family a priority, even in the midst of a turbulent world. work together effectively to come up with new, third-alternative solutions. shift your focus from survival (barely making it yourselves) to significance (making a real difference in your family and in the world).With the clarity and uncommon sense that have already reached tens of millions of readers, Covey demonstrates how the principles of the 7 Habits can be used to build the kind of strong, loving family that lasts for generations.As Covey says, "When you raise your children, you are also raising your grandchildren." He shows that building a strong family is not a matter of nature or nurture, but of choice.The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families is destined to become the preeminent work on the family, providing a new benchmark on a very important global
A personal message Foreword by Sandra Merrill Covey You're going to be off track 90 Percent of the time. So what? Habit 1: Be Proactive Becoming an agent of change in your family Habit 2: Begin with the end in mind Developing a family mission statement Habit 3: Put first things first Making family a priority in a turbulent world Habit 4: Think win-win Moving from me to we Habit 5: Seek first to understand...then to be understood Solving family problems through empathic communication Habit 6: Synergize Building family unity through celebrating differences Habit 7: Sharpen the saw Renewing the family spirit through traditions From survival...to stability...to success...to significance Notes Glossary Problem/opportunity index Index About the author About Franklin Covey company 7 Habits diagram and definitions
Recognized as one of Time magazine's 25 most influential Americans, Stephen R. Covey has dedicated his life to demonstrating how every person can truly control their destiny with profound, yet straightforward guidance. As an internationally respected leadership authority, family expert, teacher, organizational consultant, and author, his advice has given insight to millions. He has sold over 20 million books sold (in 38 languages), and "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" was named the #1 Most Influential Business Book of the Twentieth Century. His most recent major book, "The 8th Habit",C