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Based on his father's bestselling The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Sean Covey applies the same principles to teens, using a vivacious, entertaining style. To keep it fun, Covey writes, he "stuffed it full of cartoons, clever ideas, great quotes, and incredible stories about real teens from all over the world... along with a few other surprises." Did he ever! Flip open to any page and become instantly absorbed in real-life stories of teens who have overcome obstacles to succeed, and step-by-step guides to shifting paradigms, building equity in "relationship bank accounts," creating action plans, and much more.
As a self-acknowledged guinea pig for many of his dad's theories, Sean Covey is a living example of someone who has taken each of the seven habits to heart: be proactive; begin with the end in mind; put first things first; think win-win; seek first to understand, then to be understood; synergize; and sharpen the saw. He includes a comical section titled "The 7 Habits of Highly Defective Teens," which includes some, shall we say, counterproductive practices: put first things last; don't cooperate; seek first to talk, then pretend to listen; wear yourself out... Covey's humorous and up-front style is just light enough to be acceptable to wary teenagers, and down-and-dirty enough to really make a difference. (Ages 13 and older) --Emilie Coulter
Jack Canfield and Kimberly Kirberger coauthors of Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul A true gift for the teenage soul.
Jordan McLaughlin teenager If The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens doesn't help you, then you must have a perfect life already.
Kristi Yamaguchi U.S. Olympic Figure Skating Gold Medalist An intensive training program for youth to grow and become winners in the competition of life.
Stephen R. Covey author of The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People Unlike my book on the 7 Habits, this book by my son Sean speaks directly to teens in an entertaining and visually appealing style (and Sean, I never thought you listened to a word I said). As prejudiced as this may sound, this is a remarkable book, a must-read!
Steve Young Quarterback, San Francisco 49'ers This book is a touchdown.
Dr. Laura C. Schlessinger author of Ten Stupid Things Women Do To Mess Up Their Lives This book has many positive, inspirational, and motivational strategies to help teenagers live up to their potential.
I always give a copy of this book to my graduating students. Hoping that they will at least glance through it from time to time as they move through high school. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tracy Samuel
Great adolescene guide a must for all teenagers to avoid pitfalls of the challenges faced by today's teens. Don't miss this opportunity for your pre teen or teen order now!Published 1 month ago by conrad p tucker
Familiar with this series. Excellent book for my grand daughter.Published 7 months ago by Peter LeBlanc
Awesome book ! Highly recommend it for all teens and adults/parents alike!Published 10 months ago by nathan ellis
I bought this and several other books for my 14 year old granddaughter. Since we keep high moral standards for ourself and our children, I decided I should read the book before I... Read morePublished 17 months ago by MsMazz
you can read this book with your kids and help them to follow these.
it will help our children to go to successful. Read more
I bought this book for my 13 year old Granddaughter for Christmas but wanted to read it first so I knew what it was she would be reading and be able to discuss it with her if she... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Janice Law
I love Sean's dad's book, the 7 habits of Highly Effective People, but this version breaks it down into such a fun, understandable way. Great for teens AND adultsPublished 23 months ago by Tegan Osmond