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How to Succeed with People

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A collection of short, persuasive essays on how to develop happy and meaningful relationships, this book offers specific and practical strategies for improving your interactions with others. The author shows how to prepare yourself personally by developing strength, patience, self- understanding, and spirituality. He also shares advice on how to build harmony, discipline, ...more
Paperback, 141 pages
Published January 1st 1993 by Shadow Mountain (first published 1971)
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Linda
This is one of Covey's older books, but containing great principles for parents, families, workers, and etc. A quick read.
Daniel Taylor
Dr Stephen R Covey changed the world with The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change. Almost twenty years before The 7 Habits, Covey wrote this book.

It's a collection of short essays, covering the topics that interested Covey all his life: how to master yourself, how to master your relationships, how to build strong families, how to develop personal and public leadership, and general principles for an effective life. As Covey is a Mormon, this book is aimed at f
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Keith Kendall
Here is how the book starts: "If you were guaranteed that by using one hour a day in a particular way you would both enjoy and be more productive in the other twenty-three hours, would you do it? ..."
- first, physical exercise
- second, planning
- third, medication, scripture study, and prayer

I read this book and found it meaningful long before Seven Habits came out. I found 'How to Succeed with People" much more meaningful, and easier to understand than his later book.

Section 1 concerns Self
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Trent
Quick read. Easy to see the early ideas that led to 7 Habits.
Savanah
It had quite a bit of really good advice. Though it seemed to be written for Mormons, so there were some things that I did not agree with and some that were a bit confusing, terms that I had to look up, and other such things. But overall it was very useful.
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Stephen Richards Covey was the author of the best-selling book, "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People". Other books he wrote include "First Things First", "Principle-Centered Leadership", and "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families". In 2004, Covey released "The 8th Habit". In 2008, Covey released "The Leader In Me—How Schools and Parents Around the World Are Inspiring Greatness, One ...more
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