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The Ultimate Competitive Advantage: Why Your People Make All the Difference and the 6 Practices You Need to Engage Them by Sean Covey, Sue Dathe-Douglass, Shawn D. Moon

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CHAPTER 2

THE FRAMEWORK: THE OPERATING SYSTEM THAT BUILDS EFFECTIVE LEADERS AT EVERY LEVEL

“In the Industrial Age, leadership was a position. In the Knowledge Age, leadership is a choice.”

—STEPHEN R. COVEY

THROUGHOUT THIS BOOK, WE INVITE you to adopt a new leadership operating system and to “download” the paradigm shifts to your own mind. In doing so, you will discover the key to a culture like the one that raised Western Digital out of the mud.

Western Digital had an operating system based on the 7 Habits detailed in Steven R. Covey’s bestselling book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. By bringing this company the 7 Habits, we at FranklinCovey helped them instill a culture of proactivity and resourcefulness. Around eight thousand WD leaders ...

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