Stephen Covey Quotes.
When we value correct principles, we have truth – a knowledge of things as they are.
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
Make small commitments and keep them. Be a light, not a judge. Be a model, not a critic. Be a part of the solution, not the problem.
You’re not a product of your nature. That is your genetic makeup or your nurture, the things that have happened to you. Of course those things affect you powerfully, but they do not determine you.
Live out of your imagination, not your history.
I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.
The more people rationalize cheating, the more it becomes a culture of dishonesty. And that can become a vicious, downward cycle. Because suddenly, if everyone else is cheating, you feel a need to cheat, too.
Moral authority comes from following universal and timeless principles like honesty, integrity, treating people with respect.
Studies have identified a significant ‘skills gap’ between what students are currently being taught and the skills employers are seeking in today’s global economy. Our children must be better prepared than they are now to meet the future challenges of our ever-changing world.
The bottom line is, when people are crystal clear about the most important priorities of the organization and team they work with and prioritized their work around those top priorities, not only are they many times more productive, they discover they have the time they need to have a whole life.
In the last analysis, what we are communicates far more eloquently than anything we say or do.
Accountability breeds response-ability.
Employers and business leaders need people who can think for themselves – who can take initiative and be the solution to problems.
What air is to the body, to feel understood is to the heart.