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An Effective Life

By: Stephen R. Covey
Narrated by: Walter Dixon
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Publisher's Summary

Stephen R. Covey's The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has inspired millions. Today's generation will be newly inspired by Covey's An Effective Life, a new approach to practicing the motivating principles taught by one of the greatest teachers of all time. 

An Effective Life shares original new perspectives on life and self-evaluation, striking infographics, and inspirational quotes in a fresh new package designed for the generation early in their careers and for those long-time Covey admirers who seek to improve their work and personal lives based on principles. You'll also find a Personal Journal to help you process the insights you've gleaned from the book. This book is more than an inspiration, it is an introduction to important principles needed to live an effective life.

©2018 Stephen R. Covey (P)2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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it was a very quick listen but I feel that I can take a few things in this audio and implement them in my life.

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Great brief to revisit old lessons in a new context.

I’ve read 7 habits and other similar books. Recent realization led me to look for practical guides to remind me and Renew those learnings in me. I listened to this once and it is a great tool for that purpose. A new concept takes some reputation but reminders of something you already knew but perhaps need to learn again or learn something new in what you thought you knew without long repetitions. Perfect.

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Short but sweet

this was a lot of great information compacted into a small book. That makes it that much easier to listen to over and over again.

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Just a Sumary

I read many book from Dr. Covey. If you read there is no reason to listen this one. It's just a collection of his most famous quotes.

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Great quick summary of the great Covey wisdom

I loved how this summary gives you a cliff notes or review version of the Stephen Covey teachings. such great wisdom for life and relationship success.

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Good read!

Covers the necessities in a simple and thorough manner.
Informative and full of insight. The simplicity of the questions he encourages you to ask yourself is much needed in today’s societies!!

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Inspiring

I found this short audiobook at the Audible free library and it inspired my day with so much wisdom from Mr. Couvey

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Material is good. Narrator is

A robot. I swear his voice was monotone and fake. Hard time listening to him.

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Fantastic, short read (< 1 hour) with key learnings for life! Love Steve Covey!

A fantastic, short read (< 1 hour) with key learnings for life! Love Steve Covey and the narrator’s voice is soothing.

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Summary of some potent thoughts

Good quick listen summing some of Covey’s thoughts. Knowing but not doing is not knowing; great thoughts.

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  • R. Grindley
  • 09-19-21

great content, narration is so so

Stephen Covey is a stalwart of the self-help world so this is a book full of good old-fashioned advice, no gimmicks. Don't let the narration cat the very start put you off as is not robot-esq for long. As it's a short read is recommend it to anyone interested in self-help. It was also included in the subscription so was effectively free

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  • Bertiesbird
  • 02-14-22

Cheated

I literally had to re-listen to it as it finished and I thought I’d missed a load of chapters. Just using Stephen Covey’s name without adding anything new

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  • Ranj
  • 08-11-21

Ok time pass listening

It’s an easy listening of a series of quotes basically arranged around the concept of learning from nature. It’s ok.

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  • Miss K J O'Mahoney
  • 11-23-22

This recording should be taken off line

This recording is the worst I have ever heard. It sounds like an automated voice that confuses meaning with the strange intonation, erratic emphasis and stop start reading.

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  • Leigh Ross
  • 07-29-22

A great listen and therapeutic to the soul!

I found this book to be very inspiring and I resonated with most of the content, it was like an eye opening moment in most of the chapters. I really enjoyed this bite sized book, it's not too long which I liked as some books take days to finish whereas this book it was done in one go so its all fresh in your head.

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  • Ádám Bodzer
  • 07-11-22

okay

I found it very nice to listen to but there's no actual instructions in it to live by. only quotes and some Gogd advice. worth the 50 minutes though

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-05-22

Great read.

Excellent read but the tone gets slightly monotone. But still enjoyed it and was very insightful

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  • kostas
  • 03-25-22

A short form of 7 habits of highly effective people

As the title states , this book is a short reminder of what you learn in Steve’s most famous book . Honestly just read that book , this book was just made to get more money from you

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  • Peter Sersli
  • 02-21-22

an effective life

thank you 😊
easy to understand 😌 👌 💯
straight to the point 👉

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  • Amazon1989
  • 01-23-22

listened all at once. such a good insight of thogs

valid. unique. to be read. I would suggest you to listen this while doing laundry lol






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  • Kate Robinson
  • 10-22-22

BRILLIANT! & EFFECTIVE!

Your life will take off like a rocket!! By apply these very wise steps into your healthy thinking, you will awaken the winner within you. Thinking right is the KEY to life!!