Ron’s Review, “Everyday Greatness”

Stephen R. Covey’s “Everyday Greatness” is a fantastic collection of wonderful stories with pertinent commentary.  This is truly an inspirational work.  David Hatch has really compiled some emotion provoking stories of people who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.  This book really puts what it truly means to do good deeds into perspective. 

Covey presents simple, yet philosophical, examples for achieving greatness in our daily lives.  The stories encourage one to be caring, loving, selfless, and to take action by putting the needs of many above those of one.   His commentary affirms the notion that one person can make a huge difference in the lives of the recipients of their incredible gifts.

It is not often that emotions are sent on such an extraordinary ride.  The stories in this book are guaranteed to deliver laughter, tears, joy and sorrow to the reader while pushing the envelope of what it means to give of one’s self without reservation.  It is liken to a ride on an emotional rollercoaster.  This is a work that should be cherished by the reader and passed on from generation to generation.  “Everyday Greatness” exemplifies what it truly means to be a hero!

This is an inspiring work, and Stephen Covey uses straightforward  language that makes his hypothesis amicable, even presenting quotes from many gifted speakers, artists and writers from all times.  “Everyday Greatness” uses many examples taken from lives of the everyday hero that give authority to the author’s insights.  This work’s spirited style and earnest intent should absorb the reader in a refreshing look at life’s infinite possibilities for being all that we are created to be.

-Ron Ash

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