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Decision #3: How to Get Along With Your Parents

Previously published as part of "The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make"

The quality of the relationship you want to have with your mom and dad is a choice, and it’s one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. Decision #3 explores vital issues, including:

-How to build an awesome relationship with your mom and dad
-Disarming your parents in one line or less
-Four magical expressions to use with your parents that work every time
-Surviving a divorce
-Coping with the “why can’t you be like your brother?” syndrome
-What to do when your parents are really messed up and you have to raise them

Sean Covey, Executive Vice President of Innovation for FranklinCovey Corp., is author of the international bestseller The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, having sold more than 4 million copies and translated into more than twenty languages. As director of FranklinCovey’s education practice, he directed the development project that produced the 4 Disciplines of Execution and teaches transformative strategy and execution to education leaders. An MBA from Harvard, he is the son of Dr. Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. 

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