Great Work, Great Career by Stephen R. Covey

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As we live through successive economic earthquakes that shake the core of our society, it can be difficult to maintain one's footing. Still, Covey argues there is a positive side to these tumultuous times, provided one is willing to take a chance and go with it. Welcome this wild and demanding new world and embrace the opportunities it presents.

Covey tells us, don't just settle for a job; you want a great job. Great Work, Great Career can help you find that great job and beyond that, a whole career. You will learn how to:

- Create your own career opportunities and make a real difference in a terrific job of your choosing.

- Define your unique strengths and the exact niche in the market that you can fulfill.

- Build relationships with key support people.

- Create an outstanding resume

- and more.

Stephen R. Covey is perhaps the most respected business thinker of our time, and his associate Jennifer Colosimo bring us this thorough handbook for anyone who is seeking a job and a more fulfilling career. Their work is full of indispensable advice and tools.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Dr. Stephen R. Covey is a well-known and respected authority on leadership, a family expert, teacher, organizational consultant, and vice chairman of FranklinCovey Co. He has a B.S. from the University of Utah, an M.B.A. from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. from Brigham Young University.

Through this book and his organization, Covey has given insight to millions of people and his book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has sold millions of copies and was named one of the ten most influential business books by Forbes magazine. Covey is the author of numerous other works.

ABOUT THE SERIES

Author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey is a best-selling author and organizational consultant and leader. The books gathered here present the best of Covey's writing as he continues to advise millions of readers worldwide.
 

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Stephen R. Covey was born on October 24, 1932, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He received a degree in business administration from the University of Utah, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and a D.R.E. from Brigham Young University. He was a teacher and administrator at Brigham Young University. In 1983, he founded the Covey Leadership Center, a training and consulting concern. He wrote numerous books on leadership, personal and organizational effectiveness, and family and interpersonal relationships. His best known book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People: Restoring the Character Ethic, first published in 1989. His other books include Principle Centered Leadership; First Things First: To Live, to Love, to Learn, and to Leave a Legacy; Daily Reflections for Highly Effective People; Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families; The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness; and The 3rd Alternative. He received the Thomas More College Medallion and the Utah Symphony Fiftieth Anniversary Award in 1990, and the McFeely Award of the International Management Council for contributions and service in 1991. He died from injuries sustained in a bicycle accident on July 16, 2012 at the age of 79. Jennifer Colosimo is chief learning officer at FranklinCoveyJennifer Colosimo is chief learning officer at FranklinCovey. She has rich experience as a change-management consultant . She has rich experience as a change-management consultant with accenture and as a keynoter before thousands of Frankliwith accenture and as a keynoter before thousands of FranklinCovey clients on building career competency. nCovey clients on building career competency.
 
Published January 9, 2014 by RosettaBooks. 156 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help. Non-fiction

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