Sean Covey

17/09/1964

Sean Covey  is an American author, motivational speaker, and publishing executive providing business leadership and time management educational tools for organizations and individuals. He is known for writing motivational books for children and teens. His international best-selling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens is based on the principles of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, which was written by his father, Stephen Covey. His follow-up book, The 7 Habits of Happy Kids, became a New York Times Best Seller.

Following his college football career, Covey became the Senior Vice President of Innovations and Products at FranklinCovey. Covey pursued a career in writing motivational books for children and teens.

Covey wrote a book entitled The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, based on the principles of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, but directed towards the life of a teen. The book has become an international best seller, having sold more than four million copies and having been translated into over 20 languages. The book has been chosen as one of the four books for the MIST interscholastic competition knowledge test.

His follow-up book is entitled The 6 Most Important Decisions You Will Ever Make. The book directs the six big choices teenagers will make in their teenage years. These six decisions are: School, Friends, Parents, Dating and Sex, Addictions and Self Worth.

Stacy Curtis illustrated Covey's The 7 Habits of Happy Kids, a children's book which became a New York Times Best Seller.

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