Quotes by American Businessman Stephen Covey



Seek first to understand and then to be understood. Stephen Covey

There are three constants in life... change, choice and principles. Stephen Covey
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Live out of your imagination, not your history. Stephen Covey

While we are free to choose our actions, we are not free to choose the consequences of our actions. Stephen Covey

Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out. Stephen Covey

Priority is a function of context. Stephen Covey

Accountability breeds response-ability. Stephen Covey

Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character Stephen Covey

Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out. Stephen Covey

Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us. Stephen Covey

Love - THE FEELING - is a fruit of love, the verb. Stephen Covey

Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall. Stephen Covey

The ability to manage well doesn't make much difference if you're not even in the right jungle. Stephen Covey

Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it -- immediately. Stephen Covey

It's easy to say no! when there's a deeper yes! burning inside. Stephen Covey

Management works in the system; Leadership works on the system. Stephen Covey

Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it. Stephen Covey

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing. Stephen Covey

If you're proactive, you don't have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own. Stephen Covey

People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value. Stephen Covey


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