Stephen Covey (October 24, 1932 – July 16, 2012) was an American educator, author, businessman, and keynote speaker. His most popular book was The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. His other books include First Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families, The 8th Habit, and The Leader In Me — How Schools and Parents Around the World Are Inspiring Greatness, One Child at a Time. He was a professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University at the time of his death. Wikipedia
Begin with the end in mind.
If you start to think the problem is out there, stop yourself! That thought is the problem.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
Paradigms are powerful because they create the lens through which we see the world.
To touch the soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground.
Improve relationships with others by assuming that they can hear everything you say about them.
Trust is the highest form of human motivation. It brings out the best in people.