The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families by Stephen R. Covey

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families

byStephen R. CoveyForeword bySandra M. Covey

Paperback | November 1, 1998

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In his first major work since The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Steven R. Covey presents a practical and philosophical guide to solving the problems--large and small, mundane and extraordinary--that confront all families and strong communities. By offering revealing anecdotes about ordinary people as well as helpful suggestions about changing everyday behavior, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families shows how and why to have family meetings, the importance of keeping promises, how to balance individual and family needs, and how to move from dependence to interdependence. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families is an invaluable guidebook to the welfare of families everywhere.

About The Author

Steven R. Covey--recognized by Time magazine as one of America's twenty-five most influential people--is chairman of FranklinCovey Company. He and his wife, Sandra, have three children and live in Provo, Utah.

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Title:The 7 Habits of Highly Effective FamiliesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.23 × 6.19 × 1.07 inPublished:November 1, 1998Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0307440850

ISBN - 13:9780307440853

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From the author of the best-selling The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, comes The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families. This guide to making your family work offers lessons to help create and maintain a strong family culture in a turbulent world. No family is free from challenges, but a strong family embodies a problem-solving culture in which parents and children act interdependently, appropriately and positively. Stephen Coveypresents a practical guide to solving the problems besetting families. Using clarity and common sense, he demonstrates how the basic principles of the original book are keys to building strong families and communities.

Editorial Reviews

"This smoothly written book provides excellent advice." -Publishers Weekly 

"His message ... is written with sincerity and simplicity, and even the most career-driven individual should feel passionate about family after reading this book." -Library Journal