Sean Covey Harvard Graduation with ParentsCourtesy of Sean Covey.

Sean Covey is a writer and the son of Dr. Stephen Covey, who authored the famous “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” in 1989.
Now an adult with children and grandchildren of his own, Sean Covey reflects on how his father, who passed away in 2012, taught him the seven habits while he was growing up.
Covey says that his father always explained it was pointless to simply talk about the habits — they had to be lived daily in order to be learned.
The most important habit is the one you’re having the most difficult time living, he writes.
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There weren’t always seven habits.

First there were five, then there were nine, then the list got cut back to six. Eventually my dad, Dr. Steven Covey, settled on the seven habits that ended up in his book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.”See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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