Inspirational Biz Quote from Stephen Covey

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Stephen Covey

Stephen Richards Covey (October 24, 1932 – July 16, 2012) was an American educator, author, businessman, and keynote speaker. His most popular book is The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. … He was a professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University at the time of his death.

“Synergy is what happens when one plus one equals ten or a hundred or even a thousand! It’s the profound result when two or more respectful human beings determine to go beyond their preconceived ideas to meet a great challenge.”

Group focus and implementation yields many rewards for the group as well as the individual.

People need to be validated by another.  So few of us want to stand on an idea alone.  This is the beauty of mastermind groups — they form synergy over a common goal and help each other to attain it.

Think of all the wonderful (and, in some cases, not so wonderful!) action that comes from the many groups we, as a society, create!

I live in a small town and love the camaraderie that develops when people of conviction band together to help a cause.  Some of these are community improvement projects, charity causes or economic development ideas.

What can you do to develop synergy in your business or community to develop or implement a group goal?


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