First Things First: Understand Why So Often Our First Things Aren't First

First Things First: Understand Why So Often Our First Things Aren't First

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Overview

Stephen R. Covey is an internationally respected leadership authority and founder of Covey Leadership Center. He received his M.B.A. from Harvard and a doctorate from Brigham Young University, where he was a professor of business management and organizational behavior for 20 years. His book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, has sold more than 10 million copies and has been translated into 30 languages.

A. Roger Merril, a well-known leader in time management and leadership development, is a vice president and founding meember of Covey Leadership Center. He holds a degree in business management and has done extensive graduate work in organizational behavior and adult learning.

Rebecca R. Merril, a mother, grandmother, homemaker, and accomplished author, has also served in numerous leadership positions in a variety of community, eduational, and women's organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781501252662
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

A. Roger and Rebecca R. Merrill are coauthors of the bestselling First Things First. They enjoy writing and teaching together. In addition, Roger was a cofounder of the covey Leadership Center. He is involved in the development of personal effectiveness software and consults and teaches in the field of leadership worldwide.

Roger and Rebecca R. Merrill are coauthors of the bestselling First Things First. They enjoy writing and teaching together. In addition, Roger was a cofounder of the Covey Leadership Center. He is involved in the development of personal effectiveness software and consults and teaches in the field of leadership worldwide.

Hometown:

Provo, Utah

Date of Birth:

October 24, 1932

Date of Death:

July 16, 2012

Place of Birth:

Salt Lake City, Utah

Place of Death:

Idaho Falls, ID

Education:

B.S., University of Utah, 1950; M.B.A., Harvard University, 1957; Ph.D., Brigham Young University, 1976

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Introduction

Section One

THE CLOCK AND THE COMPASS

1 How Many People on Their Deathbed Wish They'd Spent More Time at the Office?

2 The Urgency Addiction

3 To Live, to Love, to Learn, to Leave a Legacy

Section Two

THE MAIN THING IS TO KEEP THE MAIN THING THE MAIN THING

4 Quadrant II Organizing: The Process of Putting First Things First

5 The Passion of Vision

6 The Balance of Roles

7 The Power of Goals

8 The Perspective of the Week

9 Integrity in the Moment of Choice

10 Learning from Living

Section Three

THE SYNERGY OF INTERDEPENDENCE

11 The Interdependent Reality

12 First Things First Together

13 Empowerment from the inside Out

Section Four

THE POWER AND PEACE OF PRINCIPLE-CENTERED LIVING

14 From Time Management to Personal Leadership

15 The Peace of the Results

Epilogue

Appendices

Appendix A: Mission Statement Workshop

Appendix B: A Review of Time Management Literature

Appendix C: The Wisdom Literature

Notes

Problem/Opportunity Index

Index

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