Project Description

Leading in education throughout the world through a principle-centered leadership approach

Sean Covey, President of FranklinCovey Education, takes a slight diversion in his world travels to visit with Charleston Leaders at our Quarterly Leader Breakfast Series. Sean has led the development of most of FranklinCovey’s organizational offerings, including: Focus, Leadership, The 4 Disciplines of Execution, The Leader in Me, and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Sean oversees all of Franklin Covey’s International partnerships which cover over 140 countries.

Sean is also FranklinCovey’s Education Practice Leader and is devoted to transforming education around the globe through bringing leadership principles and skills to as many kids, educators, and schools as possible.

He is a New York Times best selling author and has written several books, including The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make, The 7 Habits of Happy Kids, and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, which has been translated into 20 languages and sold over 4 million copies worldwide.

He is a seasoned speaker to kids, teens, and adults and has appeared on numerous radio and TV shows.

Sean graduated with honors from BYU with a Bachelor’s degree in English and later earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. As the starting quarterback for BYU, he led his team to two bowl games and was twice selected as the ESPN Most Valuable Player of the Game.

Born in Belfast Ireland, Sean’s favorite activities include going to movies, working out, hanging out with his kids, riding his dirt bike, and writing poor poetry. Sean and his wife Rebecca live with their children in the Rocky Mountains.

Cooper River Room – 99 Harry M. Hallman Jr Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

Our Guests:

  • Sean Covey, President of FranklinCovey Education (bio)


  • 7:30 a.m. Registration and Networking
  • 7:58 a.m. Welcome Message – Larry Collett, Partner+Founder, Charleston Leaders
  • 8:00 a.m  Pledge of Allegiance
  • 8:02 a.m. Discussion and Q & A – Guest Moderator
  • 8:56 a.m. Adjourn – Ruthann Kelly Hipps, Partner+Founder, Charleston Leaders