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The Leader in Me
Join us for this transformational leadership program
 for youth, based on the works of Stephen R. Covey and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People!

Stephen Covey

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Dr. Stephen R. Covey was first published in 1989 and has sold more than 20 million copies in 38 languages.

Recognized as one of Time magazine's 25 most influential Americans, Stephen R. Covey has dedicated his life to demonstrating how every person can truly control their destiny with profound, yet straightforward guidance. As an internationally respected leadership authority, family expert, teacher, organizational consultant, and author, his advice has given insight to millions.1

Of the 7 Habits, the first three focus on helping people to be self-sufficient. They emphasize taking personal responsibility for one’s life, having a plan, and making good use of time. The next three habits focus on how to interact effectively with others. They encompass skills for seeking win-win solutions to problems, skills for listening and speaking, and skills for working in teams. The seventh habit supports the need to address the whole person, including their physical and social/emotional needs.2

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People was named
the #1 Most Influential Business Book of the Twentieth Century

Consistent Outcomes:

The Leader in Me

The Leader in Me process is now being implemented in over 500 schools worldwide.  Schools are consistently reporting the following:3

  • Increases in students’ self-confidence, teamwork, initiative, responsibility, creativity, self-direction, leadership, problem-solving, communication, diversity awareness and academic performance
  • Improved school culture
  • Dramatic decreases in disciplinary issues
  • Increased teacher pride and engagement
  • Greater parent satisfaction and involvement

I am personally convinced that one person can be a change catalyst,
 a "transformer" in any situation, any organization. Such an individual
is yeast that can leaven an entire loaf. It requires vision, initiative, patience, respect, persistence, courage, and faith to be a
transforming leader. — Stephen R. Covey4

What Are Parents and Business People Excited About?

Skills Developed in Program

What has parents & business people talking is the life skills that youth are learning including skills for:2
  • taking responsibility
  • planning
  • time management
  • conflict management
  • communication (both listening and speaking)
  • getting along with others
  • problem solving
  • creativity
  • balancing life

References & Links of Interest:

Thursday, October 20th - Stephen Covey Releases New Book: The 3rd Alternative: Solving Life's Most Difficult Problems

1.  https://www.stephencovey.com/about/about.php
2.  http://www.theleaderinme.org/main-menu-items/resources/articles-case-studies/
4.  http://www.franklincovey.com/tc/resources/view/quote