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Literary Agent Plans E-Book Editions
New York Times - The literary agent Andrew Wylie  said on Wednesday that he would begin his own publishing venture, called Odyssey Editions, which will produce e-book editions of titles by some of his clients, including Saul Bellow, John Updike and Philip Roth.

Mr. Wylie said his new company would focus on older titles whose digital rights are not owned by traditional publishers. The books will be available exclusively at Amazon’s Kindle store for two years.

In making the announcement Mr. Wylie opened a new front, and a possible negotiating tool, in a debate over e-book rights for what are called backlist titles. Many traditional publishers
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Posted 7/22/2010 12:07:06 AM | Permalink
'7 Habits' Authors Stephen Covey and Sean Covey to Speak in Saskatoon April 29-30 at 21st Century Leadership Summit Sponsored by FranklinCovey
MarketWatch (press release) - Franklin Covey Co.(FC  7.97, -0.09, -1.12%)  is the global consulting and training leader in the areas of strategy execution, leadership, customer loyalty, sales performance, and individual effectiveness. Over the Company's history, FranklinCovey clients have included 90 percent of the Fortune 100, more than 75 percent of the Fortune 500, thousands of small- and mid-sized businesses, as well as numerous government entities and educational institutions. FranklinCovey has 40 direct and licensee offices providing professional services in 147 countries.
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Celebrities : Stephen Covey
Categories : Business Leaders, Business Books, Speakers News, Author News
Posted 3/30/2010 12:03:46 AM | Permalink
Business guru advises diabetics
United Press International - USA - The author of the U.S. bestseller "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" is using his management know-how to empower diabetics to become self-managers.

Stephen Covey, author and expert on leadership, has teamed with The American Association of Diabetes Educators and Bayer Diabetes Care to write "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People with Diabetes."

"I have spent my life teaching people how to set and accomplish goals in their personal and professional lives and am now applying my habits to help people better manage their diabetes," Covey said in a statement.
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Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Business Speaker, Business Leaders, Author News
Posted 8/2/2007 04:08:42 AM | Permalink
Workplace Coach: Only thing you can count on is change
Seattle Post Intelligencer - Seattle, WA, USA - Times have changed, and today's career path is not what it used to be. Consider:

The average American changes jobs every three years.

Today's elementary/high school student likely will have 15 different jobs by age 38.

One out of every four workers today is working at a company where they've been less than one year.

Taking charge of your career is more important today than ever. A critical element for success in today's job market is the ability (and willingness) to continue to expand our skills, knowledge and capabilities. The days of going to college and earning a four-year degree that will carry you
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Celebrities : Stephen Covey
Categories : Speakers News
Posted 6/27/2007 12:06:41 AM | Permalink
Best-Selling Author Dr. Stephen Covey Gives Small-Business Owners Tips on Empowering Workers
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - What: Starting and maintaining a small business is not easy. All good entrepreneurs know they are only as strong as their team. The author of "The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness," Dr. Stephen Covey, recently offered small-business owners advice on how to take their business to the next level through empowering employees and providing the proper management tools.

The tips, which are part of a free Microsoft(R) Office Live Web Seminar Series, give small-business owners helpful advice and insights on topics critical to success.

Dr. Covey provides the following advice on how to empower employees:

1. Define a purpose. Ensure everyone in
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Celebrities : Stephen Covey
Categories : Business Leaders, Business Speaker News
Posted 6/22/2007 12:06:07 AM | Permalink
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Cramming for the harvest
Monroe News Star (blog)
I remember Stephen Covey wisely identifying one place you just can't cram. The farm. Imagine a farmer sleeping through the spring and spending the summer at the beach. When fall rolls around and its time to harvest something, can he now plow rows and ...

The Times

Bosses' bible teaches screen‑fixated pupils how to strive and thrive
The Times
The bestseller was drawn up 30 years ago by an American business professor, Stephen Covey, and has sold more than 25m copies. British head teachers worried about the emergence of a screen-fixated and self-obsessed generation of pupils are using a ...


World business leaders share success secrets
World leaders in business and politics show that there is no single path to success. If one learns from the wisdom of those who came before, anything is possible. Here are a few words of wisdom from some of the world's brightest. 1. "As a leader, you ...

SCORE: Yes, you have the time
Herald-Mail Media
Stephen Covey wrote about this in “First Things First” when he spoke of the difference between urgent and important issues. Urgent issues need immediate attention. Important issues can always be delayed. Urgent issues at work could be failing to meet a ...

The Packer

You need to invest in your business before looking for a buyer
The Packer
During my first executive career, I worked with Stephen Covey, author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. His second principle, Begin with the End in Mind, tells people to think about their ideal future so they can work and plan toward it ...

Toastmasters International Announces Keith Ferrazzi as its 2018 Golden Gavel Recipient
PR Newswire (press release)
Ferrazzi joins an illustrious list of Golden Gavel honorees, including Walter Cronkite, Stephen Covey, Anthony Robbins, Muhammad Yunus and Zig Ziglar. To learn more about the 2018 International Convention, Aug. 22-25, and obtain a complete schedule of ...

Santa Fe New Mexican

What is the balance in your emotional bank account?
Santa Fe New Mexican
You have emotional bank accounts — or “Trust Accounts” as Stephen Covey calls them in The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People — with everyone in your life. Sometimes the account balance may be high, and sometimes it may be low. That balance ... (blog)

It's About Time | The Importance Of Putting First Things First (blog)
One of the common themes in this series on time is speed. It's the speed of implementation. The speed (not rushing) with which you are able to move from one thing to the next is what allows you to truly relax and enjoy life. And, life is meant to be ...

UNLV NewsCenter

New Face: Valerie Holsinger
UNLV NewsCenter
What books do you have on your bedside table? I have two. One is Why not me? by Mindy Kaling, and Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. What is something people would be surprised to learn about you? I'm a classically trained ...


4 Questions You Should Ask In Your Next Interview
"Prepare for every interview like it's your dream job." It's the advice Greylock's Talent Partner, Dan Portillo, gave me about interview preparation. Near the end of almost every interview there will be an awkward pause where the interviewee will ask ...
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