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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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How A Two-Minute Communication Rule Can Further Strategic Discussions
We agreed to the guidelines they would follow, the resources they would each have, the accountabilities they would be held against and finally the consequences (good or bad) based on their performance. Dr. Stephen Covey calls this the win-win agreement ...

7 Habits of Highly Effective Jews: Covey-ish vs. Jewish
In 1989 Stephen Covey noticed we humans weren't a very effective people. He wrote a book. I'll summarize (forgive me Steve). Effectiveness is the balance of getting what you want but still caring how you get it. In other words, don't be a bulvan (a ...

Jacksonville Daily News

BOE candidate profile: Joel Churchwell
Jacksonville Daily News
Finally, I have had the chance to witness the incredible results of “The Leader in Me” program based on Stephen Covey's book. Throughout our district, this curriculum has been invaluable, for it proactively prepares students to develop their strengths, ...

The Telegraph

Learning leadership, leaving legacies become part of Bibb schools curriculum
The Telegraph
The program, implemented in 21 Bibb schools but new to Howard Middle, is based on Stephen Covey's 1989 self-improvement book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” The seven habits are as follows: 1) Be proactive 2) Begin with the end in mind 3) ...

Science Friday

The Joy Of Cooking Asteroids
Science Friday
“I make asteroid dirt for a living,” Stephen Covey says gleefully. Covey, the director of research and development at Deep Space Industries, is surrounded by industrial mixers, large buckets of materials, and kitchen microwaves inside the startup's ...

No. 1 strategy to improve physician buy-in? Cayuga Health System's CIO says strong bonds & relationships
Becker's Hospital Review
Take Stephen Covey's rule to heart — seek first to understand, then be understood. Next, engage them in the little things before moving to bigger ones. Let them wrestle with less complex challenges or ideas without a high level of clinical or ...


HVAC Sales: Listening to Find Rather Than Reply
Stephen Covey, author and speaker, once said, “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” This holds especially true for most new salespeople — they do not really listen to their prospects. They are ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Stanford, Utah have numerous players with Mormon LDS-mission experience
San Francisco Chronicle
Utah has 20 players with Mormon mission experience, including leading receiver Britain Covey, whose grandfather, Stephen Covey, wrote the bestseller “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” Among the team's other mission players are linebacker Chase ...

GET A JOB: Dignity, respect not expensive
Finger Lakes Times
Listen to Stephen Covey. “You can buy a person's hand, but you can't buy his heart.” If you want to create a more positive work culture, it starts by treating each other with dignity and respect. The presumption of good will is not expensive. As a ...
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