Recognized as one of Time magazine’s twenty-five most influential
Americans, Stephen R. Covey (1932–2012) was an internationally
respected leadership authority, family expert, teacher,
organizational consultant, and author. His books have sold
more than twenty-five million copies in thirty-eight
languages, and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People was named
the #1 Most Influential Business Book of the Twentieth Century.
After receiving an MBA from Harvard and a doctorate degree from
Brigham Young University, he became the cofounder and vice chairman
of FranklinCovey, a leading global training firm.
Sean Covey is Executive Vice President of Global Solutions and Partnerships for FranklinCovey. He is a New York Times bestselling author and has written several books, including The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make, The 7 Habits of Happy Kids, The 4 Disciplines of Execution, and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, which has been translated into twenty languages and sold over five million copies worldwide.