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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
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'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
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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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Posted 8/2/2007 04:08:42 AM | Permalink
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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
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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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Posted 6/22/2007 12:06:07 AM | Permalink
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Utah football: An underdog no more, Britain Covey's challenge now will be living up to the hype
Deseret News
SALT LAKE CITY — It was a backyard session of baseball with his father that helped Britain Covey transform fear into opportunity. “He was in fifth or sixth grade, and I was pitching to him,” said Stephen Covey. “I'd say, 'Here is the scenario, it's a ...

Successful Living with Dot: You are what you think part 2 of 2
Del Rio News Herald
“Sow a thought, reap an action; sow an action, reap a habit; sow a habit, reap a character; sow a character, reap a destiny,” quoted by Stephen Covey in his book, 7 Habits of Successful People. This quote speaks well about how thinking directs and ...

Ashland Daily Press

Meet Your Neighbor: Kristi Adell
Ashland Daily Press
“Begin with the end in mind” is a Stephen Covey principle that Kristi Adell holds close and has embraced. She was born in Duluth and remembers her childhood spent with grandparents, aunts and uncles, and cousins — all spending time together on Moose ...

College Times

50 Books for When…
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How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie; The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey; You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero; Blink: The Power of Thinking ...

Starkville Daily News

MAE leaders tout 'The Leader in Me' program for SOCSD
Starkville Daily News
The program itself is based off of the self-help book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” written by Stephen Covey. According to the Leader In Guide parent guide, the steps, or “Habits” are as follows: (1) Be Proactive, (2) Begin With the End in ...

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Stephen Covey presents an approach to being more effective in attaining self-assigned goals by aligning oneself to what he calls "true north" principles. The book was originally published in 1989 and has sold more than 30 million copies. If you find ...
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