Stephen Covey was an American author, motivational speaker, and educator who was best known for his book, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People." Covey's teachings focused on personal development, leadership, and self-improvement. He believed that effective habits, such as being proactive, setting goals, and listening to others, were key to success in both personal and professional life. Covey's work has inspired millions of people around the world to make positive changes in their lives. He passed away a few years ago but his legacy continues to influence individuals and organizations worldwide.