Stephen R. Covey is co-founder/co-chairman of FranklinCovey Company, the largest management and
leadership development organization in the world. An internationally respected
family expert, teacher, organizational consultant, and author, Dr. Covey dedicates his life to
teaching principle-centered living and leadership to individuals, families, and
organizations. Dr. Covey is perhaps best known as the author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, which is ranked as a No. 1
best-seller by the New York Times.His other
works include First
Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families .
Covey is the recipient of many awards, including the Thomas More College Medallion for continuing
service to humanity, International Man of Peace,theNational Fatherhood Award and four honorary doctorate degrees. Dr. Covey
earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Utah, his MBA from Harvard and
doctorate at Brigham Young University. While at Brigham Young University, he served as
assistant to the president and was also a professor of business management and organizational behavior. Stephen R.
Covey is continuously engaged in the pursuit of knowledge and understanding through
reading and through interaction with the diverse, inspirational people he encounters the world over.