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The 8th Habit : From Effectiveness To Greatness - Stephen R Covey

The 8th Habit

From Effectiveness To Greatness

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Published: 15th November 2005
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The world has changed dramatically since the classic, internationally bestselling "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" was published, influencing tens of millions. The challenges and complexity we all face in our relationships, families, professional lives and communities are of an entirely new order of magnitude. In order to thrive, innovate, excel and lead in what Covey calls the new Knowledge Worker Age, we must build on and move beyond effectiveness...to greatness. Accessing the higher levels of human genius and motivation in today's new reality requires a sea change of new thinking -- a new mind-set, a new skill-set, a new tool-set -- in short, a whole new habit.

About the Author

Recognized as one of Time magazine’s twenty-five most influential Americans, Stephen R. Covey was an internationally respected leadership authority, family expert, teacher, organizational consultant, and author. His books have sold more than 25 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, the leading global professional services firm.

"Getting results in large companies is a very rare skill and this book captures how to do it." -- Kevin Rollins, President and CEO, Dell, Inc.

The Pain
The Problem
The Solution
Find Your Voice
Discover Your Voice
Unopened Birth-Gifts
Express Your Voice
Vision, Discipline, Passion and Conscience
Inspire Others to Find Their Voice
Inspiring Others to Find Their Voice
The Leadership Challenge Focus
Modeling and Pathfinding
The Voice of Influence
Be a Trim-Tab
The Voice of Trustworthiness
Modeling Character and Competence
The Voice and Speed of Trust
Blending Voices
Searching for the Third Alternative
One Voice
Pathfinding Shared Vision, Values and Strategy Execution
Aligning and Empowering
The Voice and Discipline of Execution
Aligning Goals and Systems for Results
The Empowering Voice
Releasing Passion and Talent The Age of Wisdom
The 8th Habit and the Sweet Spot
Using Our Voices Wisely to Serve Others Twenty Most Commonly Asked Questions Appendices
Developing the 4 Intelligences/Capacities: A Practical Guide to Action
Literature Review of Leadership Theories
Representative Statements on Leadership and Management
The High Cost of Low Trust
Implementing the 4 Disciplines of Execution
xQ Results
Max & Max Revisited
The FranklinCovey Approach
Notes
Index
About FranklinCovey
About the Author
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ISBN: 9780743287937
ISBN-10: 0743287932
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 15th November 2005
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Dimensions (cm): 21.4 x 14.0  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1