Summarized by Eric Bunker
Ted Turner, Covey, share secrets of entrepreneurs in broadcast
(BYU) Daily Universe 18Nov99 B4
By Katie Christensen: NewsNet Staff Writer
PROVO, UTAH -- Provo resident and LDS church member, Stephen R.
Covey, vice-chairman of the FranklinCovey Company and writer of The 7
Habits of Highly Effective People, was a part of the fourth Annual
Worldwide Lessons in Leadership Series, which were broadcast
The sessions highlighted the successes of Ted Turner, Steve Case and Richard
Branson. Turner, Case and Branson are considered three of the most
successful entrepreneurs of the time, said Geoffrey Colvin of Fortune
Magazine. These three along with Stephen R. Covey shared what they felt
were factors in their business success.
Covey says said the leaders that have really made a difference in businesses
are those with strong characteristics such as integrity, communication
skills, social skills and vision.
Ted Turner is the founder of CNN, Vice Chairman of Time-Warner and owner of
the Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Hawks. Richard Branson serves as chairman of
the Virgin Group. Steve Case is chairman and CEO of America Online.