About the Auther; Stephen R. Covey is chairman of the covey Leadership Center and the nonprofit Institute for Principle-Centered Leadership. The firm does leadership development worldwide with over 100 of the Fortune 500 companies as well as with thousands of midsize and small companies, educational institutions, and all levels of goverment. Former Administrative Assistant to the President at the nation’s largest private university. Voted one of ten best resources by the Young Presidents’ Organization. MBA from Harvard and a doctorate from Brigham Young University. Adjunt Professor at the Mariott School of Managment, BYU. Author of several books and numerous articles on leadership, pesonal effectiveness, family and interpersonal relationships. He is married to Sandra Merrill Covey, and they are the parents of nine children.