Review by skylersutton
August, 10 2007
Pros: Very easy to understand deep and insightful principals.
Cons: So much information requires rereading the book many times.
Review by bharathr
January, 29 2005
Pros: Very powerful and influential
Review by PForster
July, 10 2003
Pros: Worth returning to, written from the heart, practical
Cons: Could be better organized, a little tedious to read
Review by charles
August, 22 2002
Pros: Great explanations, quotes and example; can apply to various aspects of life
Cons: Dogmatic at times
Review by wildcrisps
January, 26 2002
Pros: Very straight forward, profound, and easily understood message about personal and interpersonal success.
Cons: Too truthful for many to grasp.
Review by mjfrombuffalo
August, 02 2001
Pros: Wonderful ideas on setting goals and living life
Cons: High structure can be off-putting for some
Review by strategery
March, 29 2001
Pros: A practical guide full of self help instruction.
Cons: Some parts can become a little academic.
Review by dogoflust
March, 19 2001
Pros: motivates you to change and then gives you a way
Cons: none for me
Review by rosaphile
February, 01 2001
Pros: Excellent principles, with adequate practical explanation, particularly in the first half of the book
Cons: Some practical guidance lacking in the latter half; the hokeyness can be abrasive occasionally
Review by Bob_Fariss
July, 22 2000
Pros: Comprehensive treatment of Effective Living
Cons: Doesn't recognize the significance of coincidence
Review by mkp51
July, 19 2000
Pros: A powerful and profound message
Cons: Can be "preachy" and patronizing
Review by Holly75
April, 04 2000
Pros: Information that can change your life
Cons: A bit wordy
Review by dbirchall
March, 11 2000
Pros: Lots of good information and ideas.
Cons: Overly anecdotal presentation.
Review by g_u_r_a_q_t
January, 26 2000
Pros: relevant, fully baked, adoptably systematic, real and useful
Cons: complex, maybe too academic for many
Review by jbodily
January, 22 2000
Pros: Great Stories, Good Exercises
Cons: A Bit Long-Winded in Places
Review by kharriso
January, 22 2000
Pros: Great Message
Cons: Not An Easy Read
Review by ednoel
December, 21 1999
Pros: Clear, concise, relatable to business minded community
Cons: need his planner to REALLY make it work
Review by molecule
November, 26 1999
Pros: a couple good ideas
Cons: just a couple and not very practical
Review by anavidi
November, 09 1999
Pros: the 7 habits are timeless truths (maybe)
Cons: does not effectively inspire and motivate
Review by tomgray
October, 31 1999
Pros: Covey preaches fundamentals, and this book has them.
Cons: Tendency toward cliches and slogans can become annoying.