2017 CommunityREAD Book - 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library’s 2017 CommunityRead will be Stephen R. Covey’s “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.”
The YouthReads will be “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens” and “The 7 Habits of Happy Kids” by Sean Covey. Sean Covey will visit Hancock County on March 16, 2017, during CommunityRead month for a presentation at 7 p.m. at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts.
Sean Covey is FranklinCovey’s Education Practice Leader and is devoted to transforming education around the globe through bringing leadership principles and skills to as many kids, educators, and schools as possible. Sean also oversees FranklinCovey’s operations and partnerships in 147 countries around the world.
He is a New York Times best-selling author who has written several books, including The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make, The 7 Habits of Happy Kids, and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, which has been translated into 20 languages and sold over 4 million copies worldwide.
He is a seasoned speaker to kids, teens, adults and has appeared on numerous radio and TV shows. Sean graduated with honors from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s degree in English and later earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. As the starting quarterback for BYU, he led his team to two bowl games and was twice selected as the ESPN Most Valuable Player of the Game. Born in Belfast, Ireland, Sean’s favorite activities include going to movies, working out, hanging out with his kids, riding his dirt bike, and writing poor poetry. Sean and his wife Rebecca live with their children in the Rocky Mountains.