Peter J. Jessen

"Goals Per Action" Success Consultant · · 9931 SW 61st Ave., Portland, OR 97219 · Tel: 503.977.3240 · Fax: 503.977.3239

Classes Based on Stephen Covey's, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Two class series — one for adults and one for teens — based on Stephen Covey and Sean Covey's books



7 Habits


Pages 113-168, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families:  Building a Beautiful Family Culture in a Turbulent World, Stephen R. Covey, Golden Books, New York, NY, 1997
Pages 105-130, THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE TEEN: THE ULTIMATE TEENAGE SUCCESS GUIDE, Sean Covey, A Fireside Book, Simon & Schuste, 1998
Pages 12, 24, 47, The 7 Habits of Effective Teens: THE MINIATURE EDITION, Sean Covey, 2002

    •  “Making Family a Priority in a Turbulent World”
    •  Key question for Habit 3:  “Am I able to say no to the unimportant, no matter how urgent, and yes to the important?"   “The tactical:  how to make ‘first things’ happen.”
    •  “The Family:  Sideshow or Main Tent?”
    •  “The Culture of the Home:  50 years ago compared to today”
    •  Mary Pipher’s question:  “who will raise your children:  you, others, or appliances?”
    •  “Family Mission Statement as Family Constitution (esp. re time and teaching)”
    •  “Put in the big rocks firsts.”
    •  "Quadrant II Time Management"  -  Use compass more than clock.
    •  Hyram Smith's "Eye Beam"
    •  Solitude for planing (lists) and prioritizing (order sequence), Hyram Smith, The 10 Natural Laws of Successful Time and Life Management