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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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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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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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Categories : Business Leaders, Business Speaker News
Posted 6/22/2007 12:06:07 AM | Permalink
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My New Year's Resolution is to Listen - National Catholic Register
National Catholic Register (blog)
My resolution for the year 2018 is to be a better listener — more than that, to master the art of listening. John Clark. In his book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey writes that most people do not converse with others with the ...


How I Turned $25000 Into $374592 In Less Than 6 Months
Pushing the idea even further is notion that if a person does not get at least $250,000 in value as a member of Genius Network, they are unlikely to be re-admitted, even if they so desire. Why? Because Genius Network is a highly exclusive and sought ...

Keep the 'main thing' in focus
Savannah Morning News
The late educator, author, business man and keynote speaker Stephen Covey has been quoted as saying, “The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” That's a great quote. I've heard it said that Ronald Reagan, while serving as president ...

Happy Intentional Year!!!
Georgia Informer
As I was reflecting on the past year, the words of my father came to mind: "You can be anything that you put your mind to". These words have never been more profound. In other words, he was saying, live your life with intentionality, beginning with ... (press release)

Real-Life Training Paves the Way to Continued Success (press release)
Lee_Abe In the following interview, Abe Lee, owner of CENTURY 21 iProperties Hawaii in Honolulu, Hawaii, discusses the advantages of the brand, technology, training and more. Region Served: Hawaiian Islands Years in Real Estate: 43. Number of Offices ...

Today is Blue Monday: The importance of social connection when our spirits are low
Put your phone away, avoid distractions and, to quote author Stephen Covey, "listen with the intent to understand" and not the "intent to reply". Professional connections can also be strengthened but, as with any relationship, sharing is key. Think ...


What's your one sentence?
Begin with the end in mind. This concept, made famous by the late Stephen Covey, focuses our attention on how we wish to be remembered. Covey's imagery is that of one's own funeral. What will people say about him? How did they perceive his life ...

The Courier

Findlay, county school chiefs criticize online charter schools
The Courier
“The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” by Stephen Covey, was the 2017 CommunityREAD book, and Findlay City Schools has been implementing the habits through a variety of methods, such as leadership teams of students and morning town hall meetings ...

The Good Men Project (blog)

7 Habits of Highly-Recruitable Student-Athletes
The Good Men Project (blog)
What kind of character do you have? Being recruited is about being a well-rounded individual. Taking the words from Shaquille O'Neal who borrowed them from Aristotle, “Excellence is not a singular act but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do ...


How Do You Listen?
Louise Stanger is a speaker, educator, licensed clinician, social worker, certified daring way facilitator and interventionist who uses an invitational intervention approach to work with complicated mental health, substance abuse, chronic pain and ...
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