Habit of a lifetime

Costello, Michael
February 2011
People Management;2/10/2011, p28
The article looks at the life and career of American leadership author Stephen R. Covey. Prior to writing and providing leadership advisory, Covey worked as an educator while working as a Mormon missionary in England. According to the article, he is best known for his book "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People," which has sold over 20 million copies globally. Covey has various accomplishments including as one of the 25 most influential Americans by "Time" magazine and the International Man of Peace Award.


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