Stephen Covey, "7 Habits" Author, Dead at 79

Author Stephen Covey, whose book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People sold more than 20 million copies, died Monday at the age of 79 from residual effects of an April bicycling accident. Credit Image: © Khan Tariq Mikkel Globe Photos/ ...more
I too  benefited from Dr. Stephen Covey's wonderful books and messages. I remember him saying if ...more

End of Year - Goal Planning, Mission Statement

I wrote a few weeks ago about the process that I use every December to see how far I've come and light the way for the coming year. I wrote that I would share some of that with you, so here I am again. I do have to start by saying that a lot of this, I got from other sources, predominantly from Franklin Covey. There are forms that you get with certain packages from them and that is where this tradition started for me. ...more

Things I'd Really Like...

So now we're coming to the part of the year where I reassess who I am, where I am, where I'm going, how I'm going to get there and who I'm willing to run around with on my way. I just started doing "morning pages" again and I'm reading Finding Water, the third book that I've read of Julia Cameron's "The Artist's Way" series. I get introspective and extroverted all at once, every December. ...more