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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

The Ultimate Teenage Success Guide

By Sean Covey

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
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  • Paperback: Oct 1998,
    266 pages.

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Being a teenager is both wonderful and challenging. In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, author Sean Covey applies the timeless principles of the 7 Habits to teens and the tough issues and life-changing decisions they face. In an entertaining style, Covey provides a step-by-step guide to help teens improve self-image, build friendships, resist peer pressure, achieve their goals, get along with their parents, and much more. In addition, this book is stuffed with cartoons, clever ideas, great quotes, and incredible stories about real teens from all over the world. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens will engage teenagers unlike any other book.

An indispensable book for teens, as well as parents, grandparents, and any adult who influences young people, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens is destined to become the last word on surviving and thriving as a teen and beyond.

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They make you or break you

Welcome! My name is Sean and I wrote this book, I don't know how you got it. Maybe your mom gave it to you to shape you up. Or maybe you bought it with your own money because the title caught your eye. Regardless of how it landed in your hands, I'm really glad it did. Now you just need to read it.

A lot of teens read books, but I wasn't one of them. (I did read several Cliffs Notes book summaries, however.) So if you're like me, you may be ready to shelve this book. But before you do that, hear me out. If you promise to read this book, I'll promise to make it an adventure. In fact, to keep it fun, I've stuffed it full of cartoons, clever ideas, great quotes, and incredible stories about real teens from all over the world...along with a few other surprises. So will you give it a try?

Okay? Okay!

Now, back to the book. This book is based on another book that my dad, Stephen R. Covey, wrote several years ...

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Author Blurb Dr. Laura C. Schlessinger, author of Ten Stupid Things Women Do To Mess Up Their Lives
This book has many positive, inspirational, and motivational strategies to help teenagers live up to their potential.

Author Blurb Jordan McLaughlin (teenager)
If The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens doesn't help you, then you must have a perfect life already.

Author Blurb Kristi Yamaguchi, U.S. Olympic Figure Skating Gold Medalist
An intensive training program for youth to grow and become winners in the competition of life.

Author Blurb Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People
Unlike my book on the 7 Habits, this book by my son Sean speaks directly to teens in an entertaining and visually appealing style (and Sean, I never thought you listened to a word I said). As prejudiced as this may sound, this is a remarkable book, a must-read!

Author Blurb Steve Young, former Quarterback, San Francisco 49'ers
This book is a touchdown.

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Jimmy

This book is horrible
Required reading for entering 9th grade. The book doesn't help AT ALL.

honest teenage girl

The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective Teens
I LOVED THIS BOOK? every teen should read it. At first I was like "damn, I have to read this stupid book" but then I read it and my whole perspective changed. It's quote " A True Gift For The Teenage Soul"quote

A Teen

I love it
It is a really helpful book, and an inspiring one that always gives you hope and new ideas. It's just AMAZING and works good with me.

tell_it_ like_it_is

does'nt help
I've read this book front to back, and as a teen I find this book completely UNhelpful! That may have been the way teens thought way back when, but I find that adults don't understand the complexity of a teenage life today. Try and get phsycological ...   Read More

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