A sought-after and compelling keynote speaker, Stephen M.R. Covey is the author of The SPEED of Trust, a book that clearly identifies the practical and actionable asset-TRUST as the key leadership competency. A Harvard MBA, he was former CEO of Covey Leadership Center, a company entrusted to him by his father, Dr. Stephen Covey, the author of the best-selling book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. Under his stewardship, Covey Leadership Center became the largest leadership development company in the world.
Revenues nearly doubled to over $110 million while profits increased by 12 times. Notably, it was during that period customer and employee trust peaked, and CLC expanded worldwide, branching into over 40 different countries. Stephen M.R. Covey gained the respect amongst leaders of top as well as mid- and small sized companies and is recognized for his “unique perspective on real-world organizational issues based on his practical experience” as CEO. In The SPEED of Trust, he validates trust as key factor that strengthen businesses and relationships and the link of credibility with productivity – the one thing that changes everything.