True happiness does not come from possessions or fame; it comes from the quality of your relationships with the people you love and respect. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families will help you find answers to such common family challenges as:
With the same profound insight, simplicity, and practical wisdom that propelled The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People to worldwide acclaim, Stephen R. Covey now focuses on the primary concern of society today--the family.
No family is free from challenges, from its own members or from the outside world. In his latest book, Covey shovs how the 7 Habits create a powerful framework of timeless, universal, and self-evident principles that enable family members to effectively communicate about their problems and resolve them. He also shows how families can move from a problem-solving to a creative mind-set, focusing on accomplishing goals and contributing together in meaningful ways.
Sharing insightful often poignant or humorous experiences from his own life and also from the lives of many families who are striving to live these principles, Covey teaches you how you can:
With the clarity and uncommon sense that have already reached tens of millions of readers, Covey demonstrates how the principles of the 7 Habits can be used to build the kind of strong, loving family that lasts for generations. As Covey says, "When you raise your children, you are also raising your grandchildren." He shows that building a strong family is not a matter of nature or nurture, but of choice. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families is destined to become the preeminent work on the family, providing a new benchmark on a very important global topic.
"'It is widely accepted that too many American families are in trouble. Instead of lamenting that fact, Stephen Covey decided to do something about it. He has. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families is filled with good, honest, practical, personal advice. Read it. You and your family will definitely benefit from it." - William J. Bennett, author of The Book of Virtues.
"This book is honest, readable, and big-hearted. I like the stories about the Covey family the most. It's a commonsense guide for helping families." -- Mary Pipher, Ph.D., author of Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls.
"The foundation of civilization and human rehtionships is the family. Stephen R. Covey's book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families jump-starts your thinking and behaviors so that you con give your best to and get the most blessings from your family." --Laura C. Schlessinger, Ph.D., author of "How Could You Do That?" and The Ten Stupid Things Men Do to Mess Up Their Lives.
Recognized by Time magazine as one of
America's twenty-five most influential people,
Stephen R. Covey -- husband, father, and
grandfather -- is an internationally respected
leadership authority, family expert, teacher,
and organizational consultant. He and his
wife, Sandra, and their family live in the
Rocky Mountains of Utah.