Sean Covey

Sean Covey

  • Author, 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
  • New York Times bestselling author
  • Rated Best Speaker at the Global Education Summit
  • Developer: The Leader in Me

Travels from: Salt Lake City, UT

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Sean Covey is a business executive, author, speaker, and innovator.  He is President of FranklinCovey Education and is devoted to transforming education throughout the world through a principle-centered leadership approach.  Sean also serves as Executive Vice President of Global Partnerships where he oversees FranklinCovey’s international operations in over 100 countries around the globe.

Sean is a New York Times best-selling author and has written several books, including the Wall Street Journal #1 Business Bestseller, The 4 Disciplines of Execution, The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make, The 7 Habits of Happy Kids, and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, which has been translated into 20 languages and sold over 8 million copies worldwide. He is a versatile keynoter who regularly speaks to kids and adults within schools and organizations and has appeared on numerous radio and TV shows.

Sean graduated with honors from BYU with a Bachelor’s degree in English and later earned his MBA from Harvard Business School.  As the starting quarterback for BYU, he led his team to two bowl games and was twice selected as the ESPN Most Valuable Player of the Game.

Born in Belfast Ireland, Sean’s favorite activities include going to movies, working out, hanging out with his kids, riding his motorcycle, producing short films, and writing books.  Sean and his wife Rebecca, who is also a BYU graduate, live with their children in Alpine, Utah.

Video links of Sean Covey:

NAESP Radio Interview:



The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens

The Seven Habits of Happy Kids

The Six Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make

The Leader in Me: Educating the Whole Child

Closing the Execution Gap

How Skilled Principals Get Things Done