First Things First: To Live, to Love, to Learn, to Leave a Legacy

Front Cover
Simon & Schuster, 1994 - Psychology - 360 pages
4 Reviews
Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified
From the author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, a #1 nationwide bestseller, here is a revolutionary guide to managing your time by learning how to balance your life. Rather than focusing on time and energy, the authors emphasize relationships and results. And instead of efficiency, they emphasize effectiveness. Diagrams.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - dbeveridge - LibraryThing

Excellent discussion of a terrifically useful concept. Finding a way to move from what's urgent to what's important. Like all such books, it goes on too much, but get the key idea and it's (barely) worth slogging through the inevitable self-congratulatory/evangelical dross. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - dk5eo - LibraryThing

FIRST THINGS FIRST by Stephen R. Covey and A. Roger Merrill In the first real breakthrough in time management techniques in years, Stephen R. Covey and A. Roger Merrill apply the insights of The ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
11
How Many people on Their Deathbed Wish Theyd Spent
17
The Urgency Addiction
32
Copyright

15 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1994)

Stephen R. Covey was born on October 24, 1932, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He received a degree in business administration from the University of Utah, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and a D.R.E. from Brigham Young University. He was a teacher and administrator at Brigham Young University. In 1983, he founded the Covey Leadership Center, a training and consulting concern. He wrote numerous books on leadership, personal and organizational effectiveness, and family and interpersonal relationships. His best known book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People: Restoring the Character Ethic, first published in 1989. His other books include Principle Centered Leadership; First Things First: To Live, to Love, to Learn, and to Leave a Legacy; Daily Reflections for Highly Effective People; Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families; The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness; and The 3rd Alternative. He received the Thomas More College Medallion and the Utah Symphony Fiftieth Anniversary Award in 1990, and the McFeely Award of the International Management Council for contributions and service in 1991. He died from injuries sustained in a bicycle accident on July 16, 2012 at the age of 79.

Bibliographic information