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Stephen Covey Inspirational & Motivational Quotes

  • When one side benefits more than the other, that’s a win-lose situation. To the winner it might look like success for a while, but in the long run, it breeds resentment and distrust. – Stephen Covey
  • Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships. – Stephen Covey
  • Every human has four endowments – self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom… The power to choose, to respond, to change. – Stephen Covey
  • Synergy is what happens when one plus one equals ten or a hundred or even a thousand! It’s the profound result when two or more respectful human beings determine to go beyond their preconceived ideas to meet a great challenge. – Stephen Covey
  • Remember, we are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. – Stephen Covey
  • Strength lies in differences, not in similarities. – Stephen Covey
  • If you want small changes in your life, work on your attitude. But if you want big and primary changes, work on your paradigm. – Stephen Covey
  • It’s a fact that more people watch television and get their information that way than read books. I find new technology and new ways of communication very exciting and would like to do more in this field. – Stephen Covey
  • Trust is central to an economy that works. – Stephen Covey
  • In the last analysis, what we are communicates far more eloquently than anything we say or do. – Stephen Covey
  • Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall. – Stephen Covey
  • There are three constants in life… change, choice and principles. – Stephen Covey
  • It’s amazing how confused and distracted and misdirected so many people are. – Stephen Covey
  • Live out of your imagination, not your history. – Stephen Covey
  • When it comes to developing character strength, inner security and unique personal and interpersonal talents and skills in a child, no institution can or ever will compare with, or effectively substitute for, the home’s potential for positive influence. – Stephen Covey
  • A mission statement is not something you write overnight… But fundamentally, your mission statement becomes your constitution, the solid expression of your vision and values. It becomes the criterion by which you measure everything else in your life. – Stephen Covey
  • Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out. – Stephen Covey
  • It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one’s heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize. – Stephen Covey
  • When you show deep empathy toward others, their defensive energy goes down, and positive energy replaces it. That’s when you can get more creative in solving problems. – Stephen Covey
  • An empowered organisation is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organisational success. – Stephen Covey
  • We are the creative force of our life, and through our own decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn to do certain things, we can accomplish those goals. – Stephen Covey
  • A cardinal principle of Total Quality escapes too many managers: you cannot continuously improve interdependent systems and processes until you progressively perfect interdependent, interpersonal relationships. – Stephen Covey
  • Despite all our gains in technology, product innovation and world markets, most people are not thriving in the organizations they work for. – Stephen Covey
  • Leadership is a choice, not a position. – Stephen Covey
  • Between stimulus and response, there is a space where we choose our response. – Stephen Covey

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