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The key to a healthy society, he says, is to align the social will, the value system, with the principles of synergy. Jan 28, Nada Obaid rated it it was amazing.

The Alernative Pages – the home of crooks and villains, mobsters and terrorists, spies and private eyes. Jun 26, Annie rated it it was ok Shelves: I wish the consequences of our action expand with time.

Covey’s most important work to date. The fight usually boil down to a question of whose way is better. Books by Stephen R. Learn to create good habits for life from this international bestselling book that’s been translated into 14 languages.

This book adds depth to that particular habit because it really is the culmination of the foundation laid by all the other habits. You will think about your problems in an entirely revolutionary way. Personally out of all of Dr.


The 3rd Alternative: Solving Life’s Most Difficult Problems

These various groups and individuals offer living examples of how to create new and better results instead of escalating conflict, as well as how to build strong relationships with diverse people based on an attitude of winning together.

Jul 18, Bob Wallner rated it really liked it Shelves: The Third Alternative represents a departure from material on conflict resolution, sephen and mediation; the book represents a new way of thinking that will be embraced not only by the many stephenn that have flocked to Covey’s prior books, but also by anyone who is seeking resolution in their professional or personal lives.

Covey shows how to step outside that binary world and embrace one of infinite possibility. In any conflict, the 1st Alternative is my way and the 2nd Alternative is your way. May 15, Chris rated it it was amazing Shelves: These territorial fights might be engaging, but while the powerful debate, the powerless sicken and die for lack of viable vaccines. I love that Covey continually focuses on the family. Deep down, do we believe that all the prescriptions are just placebos anyway?

Covey — was an internationally respected leadership authority, family expert, teacher, organizational consultant, and author. But if you fail to listen empathically, I guarantee you will throw up thick walls between yourself and your daughter, walls of misunderstanding and pain. Here are a couple of things from the book.

We defend ourselves and our position, making war on each other. Breaking through those walls can be tough indeed. But I dearly hope you will carefully read and apply “every” page. While one can question the anecdotes, the simplicity and the appeal of the synergy framework is undoubted. Shafak, while brilliant, crammed about three hours of information into 19 minutes on her Ted Talks.


The 3rd Alternative – Wikipedia

This section is in a list format that may be better presented using prose. The 3rd Alternative introduces a breakthrough approach to conflict resolution and creative problem solving, transcending traditional solutions to conflict by forging a path toward a third option, a 3rd Alternative that moves beyond your way or my way to a higher and better way—one that allows both parties to emerge from debate or even heated conflict in a far better place than either had envisioned.

Jan 15, Lanier rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Every dilemma between two seemingly implacable choices is false. Jun 07, Farrell rated it really liked it. After receiving an MBA from Harvard and a doctorate degree sephen Brigham Young University, he became the cofounder and vice chairman of FranklinCovey, a leading global training firm.

Don’t just read this book.

This is one of the most important books I’ve ever read, and it couldn’t have come out at a better time. Spitfire By John Nichol. It could be that you feel overwhelmed and out of balance at work, always trying to do more with less.