The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People , first published in , is a business and self-help book written by Stephen Covey. Covey defines effectiveness as the balance of obtaining desirable results with caring for that which produces those results. He illustrates this by referring to the fable of the goose that laid the golden eggs. Covey's best-known book has sold more than 25 million copies worldwide since its first publication. He promotes what he labels " the character ethic ": aligning one's values with so-called universal and timeless principles. In doing this, Covey distinguishes principles and values.
You are now logged in. Forgot your password? A teen in Turin, Italy, whose name wasn't released, was suspended from his school during the previous school year for 10 days after teachers found he had a thriving business bringing snacks and drinks to school to sell to other students. They recently found he was still at it and suspended him for another 15 days.
The human mind has long been capable of dreaming up new and terrible ways to punish alleged transgressors, villains, witches, and anyone else who was unlucky enough to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. What if someone really wrongs you? Like steals your sheep or somehow must have caused a crop failure or something because they gave you a shifty look that one time? Throughout the ages some extremely brutal methods of torture and execution have come and gone. And there are a few that have not yet gone, too.