The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People is one of the best-selling self-help books of all time. In the book, author Stephen Covey discusses his approach to being effective by aligning oneself with the true north principles. Summary of the Book In The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People, the author provides the readers with a holistic, integrated approach for solving personal and professional problems. The book will provide the readers with deep insight and a step-by-step guide to living a life of fairness, integrity, dignity, and honesty. These principles will equip the readers with the ability to adapt to various changes, and provides the wisdom and power to take advantage of all the opportunities. About Stephen R. Covey Stephen Richards Covey was an American writer, businessman, trainer, and keynote speaker. He has also written: First Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families, The 8th Habit, and The Leader In Me — How Schools and Parents Around the World Are Inspiring Greatness, One Child at a Time. A graduate of the University of Utah, Covey obtained his MBA from Harvard University and his Doctorate of Religious Education from Brigham Young University. A Phi Beta Kappa fraternity member, he was a professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University at the time of his death.