Stephen Covey, 7 Habits author, dies

2012-07-16 19:04

Salt Lake City - Stephen R Covey, author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, has died at 79, three months after a serious bicycle accident.

Ryan Cameron of Covey's consulting firm, Franklin Covey, said the author died early on Monday at a hospital in Idaho amid complications from the accident.

Covey wrote three other books that also sold more than a million copies.

The bicycle accident happened on 19 April on a steep road in Utah. Covey was unconscious and taken to a hospital, where doctors found signs of bleeding.

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  • mike.jankelowitz - 2012-07-16 20:01

    RIP Stephen Covey. You motivated millions of people to perform at their best. What a gift to mankind. Your wonderful spirit will be Blessed.

  • gert.klopper.50 - 2012-07-16 20:11

    RIP, Mr Covey - you had a lot to give, and taught not knowledge, but wisdom. We salute you.

  • Thabo - 2012-07-17 00:27

    Thanks for teaching us life skills. . . you will be solely mised!

  • pierre.smit.7921 - 2012-07-17 08:34

    Absolutely - as a youngster, the teachings Mr Covey gave me was life changing. I still practice it to this day. RIP Mr Covey

  • monica.olwagen - 2012-07-17 08:49

    You have truly left a legacy! I salute you!!!!

  • Jacques.J.Steyn78 - 2012-07-17 13:09

    Salute :'(

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