I've never known any teacher or mentor on improving personal effectiveness to generate such an overwhelmingly positive reaction.... This book captures beautifull y Stephen's philosophy of principles. I think anyone reading it will quickly understand the enormous reaction I and others have had to Dr. Covey's teachings. Stephen R. Covey's book teaches with power, conviction, and feeling. Both the content and the methodology of these principles form a solid foundation for effective communication. As an educator, I think this book to be a significant addition to my library. ...
Stephen Covey has written a remarkable book about the human condition, so elegantly written, so understanding of our embedded concerns, so useful for our organization and personal lives, that it's going to be my gift to everyone I know. I've never known any teacher or mentor on improving personal effectiveness to generate such an overwhelmingly positive reaction....
This book was written with materials adapted from notes, lectures and clinical tutorials
accumulated over the entire ophthalmology residency. It would have been impossible
without the substantial contributions of many friends, colleagues, teachers and mentors.
My intent is to provide a broad-based review for the final year ophthalmology resident
taking the specialist ophthalmology exams, particularly for exams with a strong oral or
Many years ago, when I had to learn C overnight to make a living as a programmer
(this was before C++), I would have given half my salary to find a mentor, a
person would say, “Here are the potholes in the road...errors that you are sure to
make in learning C. And here’s how to steer around them.” Instead, I had to
sweat and groan through every error a person could make.
I’m not just talking about programmers who can write or writers who can
program. Each of those is rare enough. Much rarer still is the person who is programmer,
writer, and teacher—someone who will...